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Where To? (currently on sale for US$1.99) has always been one of my favorite points of interest (POI) apps. The older version I fell in love with has now been put to rest and a completely rewritten version has hit the App Store with many desirable features. While the old app still runs on iOS 8 beta...

September 8th 2014 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Yes, it's that time of year again. Travel by car, plane and train. New places to visit, with lots of places to locate, for shopping, dining, sightseeing and (I hope not) emergency facilities. In this post, I'll describe my favorite travel apps. My first choice for turn-by-turn navigation is Navigon...

December 19th 2013 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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With so many of us hitting the road for the holidays, travelers need all the help they can get. An update released today for Where To? fills the bill nicely. The US$2.99 app has an extensive points-of-interest database, links to reviews and can transfer directions to Apple Maps and third-part...

December 19th 2012 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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Apple's Maps app has been a bit of a mess, as we all know. One of the biggest complaints is the lack of solid local search. There are plenty of alternative apps (including Google+ Local, the updated version of Google Places); one of the classics, Where To?, has just been updated. Where To? now...

September 30th 2012 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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I've looked at Where To? before and found it to be a handy, easy to use local guide when I'm looking for anything from Art Galleries to the Zoo. It has info on nearby food, shopping, health care and attractions. The latest version of this app has added improvements to the animations in augmente...

August 13th 2011 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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I've looked at Where To? in the past, and found it a well thought out way to find points of interest in your vicinity. Another plus is that it integrates with the Navigon and TomTom apps so that you can send information for precise navigation. Now the app has added a new wrinkle: augmented reality....

February 4th 2011 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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This is a weird one. FutureTap was surprised to recognize one of their app's screens in a strange place: a recent Apple patent outlining how a possible travel application could work. The company wasn't quite sure what to do next -- as you can see above, it's a straightforward copy of the Where To?...

August 7th 2010 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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In what appears to be a happy marriage, Where To? for the iPhone [iTunes link] now talks to the Navigon GPS app. You can select a category or search for a business and then transfer that information directly to the Navigon app for turn-by-turn directions. If you don't have Navigon, you get Google Ma...

December 10th 2009 at 4:00pm 0 Comments