Travel App of the Week: Cloak

Cloak

Social media is an amazing tool for travelers who want instant information, help or to connect with friends/family—but for some, it’s just too much. Luckily, there’s now a free iPhone app to help you go incognito in real life. Cloak allows you to pull in location check-ins from your contacts on Instagram and Foursquare (Facebook […]

Travel App of the Week: SignEasy

SignEasy

Don’t you hate it when you’re on the road and you get an email that requires you to print, sign and scan a document—and they need it ASAP? It’s not only going to ruin part of your day to track it all down; it’s going to cost you a good penny, too. Well, SignEasy can help. […]

Travel App of the Week: Independent We Stand App

Independent We Stand

A free new app has been launched for iPhone and Android phones to help people “buy local” anywhere in the U.S. The Independent We Stand app asks, Why eat at a chain restaurant when you’re at home or traveling? Get a little local flavor by dining at an independently owned restaurant, or shopping a local […]

Travel App of the Week: FlyCleaners

FlyCleaners

I love this new concept and can’t wait to try it when they expand to my area. For now, here’s what residents or visitors to parts of New York City can get with FlyCleaners: their laundry done for cheap and quick. FlyCleaners is the Uber of laundry. Just download their app (iOS or Android), set […]

Travel App of the Week: Steller

Steller

Here’s a new iPhone app that’s really clever and easy to use (according to my wife, at least, since she has an iPhone and I have Android and Windows devices). Steller’s tagline is “Everyone has a story to tell. Tell yours with photos, videos, and text all right from your iPhone.” With this free app […]

Travel App of the Week: AroundMe

AroundMe

Hungry and looking for inspiration? Meeting friends at a bar close by? Or just need to find the closest ATM? AroundMe allows you to search for the nearest restaurants, banks, hospitals, gas stations, movie theaters (and schedules), and more to you. It tells you how far away each business is, and gives you a map showing […]

Travel App of the Week: Paper

Paper

Are you sick and tired of flipping through newspapers or magazines while on the road? Maybe just looking for a new way to pass the time? iOS users can now download Facebook’s new app—Paper—for free. It pulls content from your friends’ news stories and lets you read them on your device. Pretty simple, and pretty […]

Travel Product of the Week: ChargeKey

ChargeKey

ChargeKey is a key-shaped smartphone charger and cable that fits conveniently onto your keychain. It works in the same way your normal cables do—you simply plug one end into a USB port and the other into your mobile device to sync—while both staying accessible and completely out of the way as needed. ChargeKey is available […]