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Great Android apps for the holiday host

If your December agenda looks anything like mine, you've penciled in road trips to mom's, and blocked weekends for visiting friends. Whether you're hosting company for a few days, or spending time across the state border, these Android apps are helpful for all the visiting that goes on this season. ... Full Article »

December 23, 2013 8:30am

Five Android apps that lessen the stress of your daily commute

The first time I lived in Los Angeles there were no smartphones. I spent 45 minutes each morning and each evening traveling four miles on the 405 commuting from Westwood to Beverly Hills, which was infinitely boring. But we live in a new age, and these days we have tools to help you get where you're ... Full Article »

November 13, 2013 6:00am

Stress-free travel Android apps for Thanksgiving

Bus, plane or train. Many of you will be traveling come the end of November, headed halfway across the country to spend Thanksgiving with loved ones. It’s a long weekend but a short holiday, which makes Thanksgiving the busiest travel holiday of the year. Stay safe, and sane, with a few Android ap ... Full Article »

November 1, 2013 4:00pm

Beat the August heat with these travel Android apps

August can be one of the best times to travel, as you want to soak up the last long days of summer. Whether you’re traveling alone, with the kids or with your friends, there are plenty of Android apps to help you make the most of August travel. Save money on gas, get the necessary weather reports ... Full Article »

August 2, 2013 6:00am

Stunning maps make FlightTrack Free a great Android app for frequent flyers

Are you a casaul traveler or do you fly constantly for work? Frequent flyers are all too familiar with the aches and pains of relying on air transportation. Canceled flights, last minute gate changes, and unruly weather can turn a simple trip into a disorganized nightmare. With FlightTrack Free for ... Full Article »

December 23, 2012 7:30pm

Amtrak vs. Megabus vs. United Airlines: Can these Android travel apps lower stress?

I have a hate-hate relationship with Amtrak. I think the last time I rode their train line was in college, commuting between Ann Arbor and Kalamazoo for the occasional visit home, and every trip seemed pure torture. This was before the days of online ticket purchases, on-board Wi-Fi, smartphones and ... Full Article »

October 10, 2012 5:00pm

Take a trip around the world with the free CNNGo app

Do you consider yourself a worldly person? Even if you don’t but have a hankering to get to know the globe, you will love the free CNNGo app for Android. It’s a first class ticket and passport all in one that takes you to the far reaches of countries you have never been in the matter of seconds. ... Full Article »

June 22, 2012 3:30pm

Blend in with the locals using the NYC Subway by Embark Android app

Until the world cracks open and molten lava blankets the Earth, New Yorkers will always loathe tourists. Not all tourists however, specifically the ones at the bottom of the echelon. Souls that stop dead in the center of the sidewalk or subway station, map in hand and camera in the other, immobilize ... Full Article »

April 17, 2012 4:30pm

Hotel Tonight Android app is your best bet for deals on-the-go

Traveling in a major U.S. city and need a hotel immediately? If you want a good deal and are open to exploring new lodgings, the free Hotel Tonight app for Android just might have the perfect place for you to stay. It is so simple to use. You open up this travel app and a select grouping of hotels f ... Full Article »

April 3, 2012 4:30pm

Chill out for spring break with these Android apps

The winter chill is starting to break, and beach bodies are coming out of hibernation, ready or not. Your pre-summer vacation is the perfect time to hang out with friends, take a road trip and escape the cold (unless you’re heading to Vail this year). From travel search to managing money across fr ... Full Article »

March 1, 2012 6:30am

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