Travel App of the Week: iWrecked

iWrecked

God forbid you ever get in an accident while traveling (or at home), but if you do, the free app iWrecked can help you be better prepared. iWrecked directs users to the info they need after a traffic accident, anywhere. It helps you create a detailed accident log, get vehicle numbers and insurance information from the other driver(s), […]

Travel App of the Week: Google Translate (UPDATE)

Google Translate

I’ve featured Google Translate in the past but this week it just got a whole lot better. The app has integrated Word Lens, after Google bought the app, and it’s made it even better. Now travelers can translate any text including street signs and menus just by holding up their camera—all without an internet connection. The translation is […]

Travel App of the Week: BestParking

BestParking

BestParking app steers drivers toward the cheapest and most convenient parking garages and lots in 105 cities and 115 airports throughout North America. In addition to calculated total fees, the app tells you hours of operation, telephone numbers, whether it’s indoor/outdoor, whether they take cash or credit, whether it’s self-park or valet, and more. BestParking has 850,000 monthly […]

Travel App of the Week: FirePlace

FirePlace

So my wife and I were having dinner the other night at the Chart House in Waikiki and when we were walking out, I noticed the table next to us had a phone on the table with a fireplace app. I’ve seen the fireplace channel (and aquarium channel) before, which I think is kind of cool, […]

Travel App of the Week: EasyMeasure

EasyMeasure

How many times have you been on the road and needed a tape measure or ruler but didn’t have one handy? Maybe you’ve needed one to see if a piece of furniture you’re going to buy will fit in your house, or if the airline’s seat pitch is really what they say it is (I carry […]

Travel App of the Week: FastCustomer

FastCustomer

No one wants to be on hold—now, during the holidays, or ever. Well, FastCustomer has came up with a way to keep people from wasting all those hours on the phone with terrible hold music. The app—which is free for iPhone, Android, Kindle and Google Chrome—lets you select the company you’re trying to call from its directory, and it […]

Travel App of the Week: Heirloom

Heirloom

I bet you have a ton of old vacation photos in albums collecting dust. You probably don’t have the time to take each photo out, scan it, crop it, and then save it so you can share it with friends and family, do you? If yes, then you should check out Heirloom, a free app […]

Travel App of the Week: Seene

Seene

It’s amazing what phones can do these days. Seene, a free app for iPhone that was voted one of the Best Apps of 2013 by TechCrunch, lets you capture 3-D images, movies and gifs using only your phone’s camera. All you have to do is point your phone’s camera at what you want to shoot with the […]