Travel App of the Week: OpenTable (with pay function)

OpenTable

Don’t you hate it when you’re in a hurry and you have to flag down a waiter to pay your dining bill? I know I do. But that inconvenience might soon be a thing of the past, as the popular phone-reservation app OpenTable has just rolled out a program for 50 restaurants in New York […]

Travel App of the Week: FlightCaster

FlightCaster

FlightCaster.com Doesn’t it just drive you nuts when you show up early for your flight and it’s delayed — especially those early morning flights?  It irks me even more to know that I could have had a couple more hours sleep if the airline just had the courtesy to notify me if it was obvious […]

Travel App of the Week: CurrencyApp

Currency App

This currency app provides travelers with up-to-date currency exchange rates. Currencies are provided for over 180 countries, which allows you to find out the value of local money while you are traveling. It’s free and available for iPhone and Android users.

Travel App of the Week: Image It

App Image

For years I’ve been carrying around a tiny picture book in my carry-on bag to use just in case I needed photos to help me communicate with somebody who doesn’t speak English. Out of all my travels, I’ve only had a problem once and would you believe I forgot to pull out the book? I […]

App of the Week: Park.IT

Park.It

Don’t you hate it when you get a ticket for parking in a spot you thought was legal? This happened to me once when I ran into get a Double-Double from IN-N-OUT near LAX and found an $88 ticket on my windshield (story). Ugh… Talk about an expensive burger! A couple of brainiacs from San […]

Travel App of the Week: Next Flight

Next Flight iPhone App

If you’ve ever missed a flight and needed to book a seat quickly, or just wanted to see if you could catch an earlier flight, then this app is for you. Next Flight provides you with a list of available flights (from all airline carriers) for the current day and the two following days. Once […]

App of the Week: FlightTrack Pro

FlightTrack Pro

This app, designed for both iPhone, iPad, and Android, gives you everything you need to manage your flights in real-time. With over 3,000 airports listed and 1,400 airlines available it’s the most comprehensive way to monitor your flights. It even has an offline mode for in-flight use. $9.99

App of the Week: New York Subway Gets an App to Track Trains

New York Subway Gets an App to Track Trains

Good news for riders of America’s largest subway system! New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) recently released a Subway Time app for passengers with iPhones and iPod Touch devices. The app reveals train-arrival times on seven of the city’s 24 lines (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 lines, along with the 42nd Street Shuttle). […]