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How to stay connected in unconnected places

Traveling for the holidays? There have never been more options for acquiring high-speed Internet access, whether you're staying at your old family home or a hotel.

The best flight tracking apps for iPhone and iPad

A flight tracker is a handy tool to keep in your app toolbox. Here are our picks for managing travel, handling airport pick-up duty, and for budding aviation enthusiasts.

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How to help a Good Samaritan return your lost iPhone, iPad, or Mac

Put your contact info on your lock screen and hope someone decent finds it.

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Big time: 9 apps that take advantage of the iPhone 6 Plus screen

Smart developers are updating their apps to use the generous real estate of Apple's newest phone.

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Need to get away? Flight Tonight handles last-minute booking with a few taps

Need to take a vacation, like, right now? This app helps you make plans fast.

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Going on a trip? Keep a travel diary with Bonjournal

This journaling app compiles your individual entries into a beautiful narrative... if you remember to use it.

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Seven hiking apps for hitting the trails

Strap on your hiking boots and use these apps to help pack supplies, find routes, and stay safe.

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Staff Picks: FlightTrack 5 is a first-class flight tracking app

If you need to keep tabs on flights of your own or others, you can't do much better than FlightTrack 5. It looks great, is packed with features, and doesn't even charge you for extra bags.

Travel gear, HBO, Passbook, and Amazon buys some comics

Amazon buys yet another company, the changing world of travel tech, using Apple services on non-Apple devices, and HBO's "Silicon Valley." With guests Susie Ochs and Dan Frakes.

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Take a hike, or make one, with Kamino for iOS

This new social app is the take-a-penny, leave-a-penny tray for urban exploration.