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Travelers love to not only capture their journeys for future reference, but share photos, videos, and details of daily events with others. Blogging tools like WordPress can be problematic for those who only travel on occasion, and emailing or messaging photos and videos can result in an overload for...

January 2nd 2015 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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So you've decided to make some extra money renting out your apartment on Airbnb, only to realize that you need your own place to stay in the meantime. Don't worry, there's a service for that. Welcome to CISWYWIRMPOA? (Can I Stay with You While I Rent My Place on Airbnb?), a site that lets you arra...

December 29th 2014 at 10:33am 0 Comments
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Stayful is a travel app that finds hotels in a number of cities across North America based on exactly what you're looking for, then gets you the best price possible. Browse photos of the hotels, view a list of amenities and reasons why you might like your stay there, then quickly make a reservatio...

December 27th 2014 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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Anyone who knows me understands that I live with an all-consuming travel lust. There's nothing I like more than going out to see what else is in the world. It's a prohibitively expensive fascination, so I'm often forced to accept compromises. RoundMe for iPhone (free) is so lovely in its execution...

December 16th 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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As Carl Sagan once said, "There are billions and billions of travel apps in the App Store." I'm paraphrasing, but you get the sentiment. Giants like Kayak (which I love) and Travelocity are quite visible while others get less attention. Today I want to point out Roomlia (free) as it's got some ve...

December 10th 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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When JetBlue took flight in 2000, the company aimed to "bring humanity back to air travel." The team started by ordering a bunch of new Airbus A320 aircraft, filling them with comfy leather seats (and enough legroom), serving unlimited free snacks and, best of all, offering a TV at every seat with...

December 5th 2014 at 1:25pm 0 Comments
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MapItOut (US$1.99) is a very enhanced map program for iOS. You can search almost any city on Earth and then easily find places to go. You save those destinations, and the app creates a customized map for you complete with directions. MapItOut can be used to create a whole travel plan for a trip, or...

November 19th 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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AirUK is an app developed by Fikret Urgan. It requires iOS 6.0 or later, is compatible with iPad and iPod touch, and is optimized for iPhone 5. A user can track flight statuses by following the movement of tiny plane icons. If you press on one of the planes, the app displays the flight number in g...

November 17th 2014 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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If you're flying out of New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport anytime soon, you might find yourself using an iPad to order everything from magazines to a cold bottle of beer. Actually, if you're flying from the United terminal it sounds like you won't actually have much choice in the ma...

November 7th 2014 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Travelers boarding Southwest planes are about to find a new in-flight entertainment option as Apple/Beats Music has partnered with the airline to offer streaming Beats Music. The whole things starts today and is limited to planes that offer Wi-Fi. The service will be free to Southwest customers, an...

November 3rd 2014 at 1:00pm 0 Comments