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). […]

App of the Week: Packing Pro

Packing App for iPhone

Packing Pro was named by Apple as one of its 10 essential iPad travel apps. It’s a packing list app that helps you pack only the essentials. Tell the app a bit about your trip and it will recommend a sample packing list.

App of the Week: World Clock

World Clock iPhone App

For $1.99 (iPhone/iPad only) you will always get “The right Time in the right Place.” World Clock gives you the current time in up to eight different places at once. There’s also a world map that shows day and night and sunrise and sunset times. If there’s an internet connection, the time is accurate within […]

App of the Week: Web MD

App of the Week: Web MD

There’s nothing worse than being sick, except being sick on the road. If you can’t get a hold of your doctor then you might want to turn to Web MD’s free App — available on both iPhone and Android. You can check your symptoms with their symptom checker, access drug and treatment information, get first […]

App of the Week: American Airlines New iPad App

American Airlines iPad App

American Airlines launched its first ever iPad app. It allows passengers to view their flight details, the ability to make seat changes, check-in, see their elite frequent flier status qualification graphs, displays flight schedules and has a free trivia game called “Know It All” that allows customers with Wi-Fi to compete against other customers – […]

Travel App of the Week: Current Caller ID

Current Caller ID for Android

The Current Caller ID app is by White Pages for Android phones. What’s brilliant about it is that it syncs users’ social media with caller ID.

Travel App of the Week: Google Translate

Download Google Translate Smartphone App

It used to be nerve-racking traveling to a foreign country where you don’t know the language and don’t have a local by your side. But thanks to Google Translate that’s not the case any more. Users can just type in a comment or question into their mobile device and select the language they wish to […]

Travel App of the Week: XE Currency

XE Currency Converter App

The XE Mobile Currency Site has rates and charts just like their website; but it’s made smaller for phones. If you aren’t familiar with XE it’s a useful tool for converting money from all over the world. It gives users a better understanding of how much cash they should expect to receive when exchanging (before […]