Posts tagged travel

On the road again with your kids for Summer? Take PlayPlaces along

 PlayPlaces - Ultimate Kids Road Trip App Updated for Summer MADE IN AMERICA Just in time for family summer road trip season, AppAvenger today is proud to announce the latest version of their PlayPlaces – Ultimate Kids Road Trip App for the iPhone and iPad. Version 1.6 has been completely updated for 2014. The app is a must have companion for families traveling by car with younger children.

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Toughturtle Develops A Cure For Road Trip Boredom With A New Bingo App

 Toughturtle Develops A Cure For Road Trip Boredom With A New Bingo App Going on vacation? Hitting the road with the kids? Well then, you’ll need Roadtrip Bingo — the hit iOS app that helped people of all ages, especially kids, pass the time on road trips. The game now comes with nine premium game boards and a vibrant user interface. The gameplay possibilities are virtually endless and only limited to the player’s imagination.

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Now you can access topo maps from your iOS device

 Gogal Publishing Company Introduces GPS Topo USA Did you ever wish you had topo maps along with Google? Now, Gogal Publishing’s new GPS Topo USA is a new iPhone navigation app designed specifically for outdoor enthusiasts. GPS Topo USA guides users to any wilderness destination then brings them safely back home again.

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Random House Digital Releases Happy Camping

 Random House Digital Releases Happy Camping Happy Camping is a utility app for your next outdoor adventure — featuring six useful tools to help plan and enjoy your time outside. Outdoor enthusiasts can download it today.

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Experience Any City Like a Local

 New York City, New York – Italian app developers Elia Fornari and Edoardo Centioni have announced the release of Ulocal, a new travel app that helps connect travelers with locals who recommend the best food, fun and cultural experiences in their city.    Continue reading »

20 Best Free Apps for Mobile Entrepreneurs

This article on American ExpressOpenForum.com gives us a list of free apps for productivity while traveling.

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EarthDesk Real-Time Map Released for iOS

 EarthDesk Real-Time Map Released for iOS Xeric Design has merged the beauty of EarthDesk and the utility of Time Palette into a single iOS app. Like EarthDesk for the desktop, EarthDesk for iOS displays a stunning, real-time image of the Earth from space, showing daytime, nighttime, city lights, and near real-time cloud images that download from satellites. The app also displays clocks showing the current local time for locations around the world and contains an almanac that calculates global geographical and astronomical data.

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Know When, Where and How to Fish in New York with New Fishing App

 The Little App Developer That Could. Know When, Where and How to Fish in New York with New Fishing App  Edmonton, Canada – The App Door, developers of several successful outdoor apps, recently launched the latest in their iFish Series of apps. The iFish New York app has a sleek and simple interface that allows anyone to easily search for lakes by name or by proximity. Once a lake is selected, a wide range of information is readily available including fish species, directions, weather conditions – even a calendar for the best times to fish. Where available, it also includes detailed lake maps, local visitor information and nearby photos.

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RV Helper for iPhone, Nook, Google Play Store and Kindle

 RV Helper for iPhone, Nook, Google Play Store and Kindle MADE IN AMERICA RV Helper 1.0 for iPhone, iPad, Play Store, NookHD and Kindle tablet is available now — this is the only app designed for RV owners to help them with their RV, motorhome or trailer, this app is easy to use and full of valuable information. Using this app once will save money. The app works great on all iPads including the new mini-iPad. Topics covered include: how to back up and hook up a trailer, how to hook up a weight distributing hitch, how to hook up a 5th wheel, and more.

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Travel and RV Apps for Kindle / Android / iPad / iPhone

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UGNN InfoManager news all about Apple and Apple computers Time to hit the road in your RV ??? Doing some Road Trips? This summer more and more travelers will be taking to the road rather than airports! Here are just a few of the apps we’re trying for our road experiences. If you try them, or others, please send along your feedback!
* eWeather HD – Weather, HD Radar, Alerts, Quakes, Barometer
* RV Helper (Kindle Tablet Edition)
* RV Roadtrip Checklist Planner
* Camp and RV by AllStays
* RV Camps Locator
* Camp Finder
* MotorHome
. . . and more

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Photographer takes iPad users on a free motorcycle ride through Mexico

 Photographer takes iPad users on a free motorcycle ride through Mexico MADE IN AMERICA When the photographer left Los Angeles a few years ago for a five month expedition to Latin America, little did he know that there was no going back. In the following years, the epic adventure now nicknamed “LA2BA” would cover 42,000 miles through 15 countries, providing a vast supply of exceptional photographic opportunities and a rare chance to meet the contrasting cultures of an entire continent. Continue reading »

New App Helps Parents Prepare Kids for Airplane Travel

 New App Helps Parents Prepare Kids for Airplane Travel  MADE IN AMERICASocialBug Labs, creator of the “Smart Fish” brand of educational apps, announced today the release of its new app, “Smart Fish: Frequent Flyer”, which familiarizes kids with the process of taking a flight. In this educational app, kids go through steps such as packing a suitcase, going through security, boarding a plane and claiming luggage to visit world-famous destinations like Paris, Kyoto, New York and many others.

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Hackers Aim Beyond LivingSocial Accounts

User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Cybercrime report Internet security breaches seem to be ever-present as the abilities of hackers continue to increase, and last week the trouble continued. The online social deals site LivingSocial was hit by a cyber attack last Friday, compromising around 50 million customers’ secure data. Tech Expert Karl Volkman of Chicago’s SRV Network, Inc. weighs in on password security and what users can do to ensure their online identities remain untouched.

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Safenetting : Beware Travel Phishing

User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Cybercrime reportIt’s an epidemic. As the travel seasons ramp up, so does the cybercrime industry looking for easy targets. This week Safenetting looks at travel phishing :
* Travel Spam – beware using email for transactions
* PC Mag just catching on . . . Security Watch
* Australian tourists stranded by phishing scam
* Beware of Phishing ‘Vacation Rental’ Sites
* 10 Tricky Travel Scams (and How to Beat Them)
* Buyer beware: 10 common travel scams
* World’s Worst Travel Scams
* Review what you already know . . . memorize it
and more . . .

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Offline+Maps 1.5.1 released for iOS – Custom Offline Maps

 Offline+Maps 1.5.1 released for iOS - Custom Offline Maps Paris, France – Maybe this is the answer to no Wi-Fi for travel maps … maybe not. GoToPo has updated Offline+Maps, what they call a “fun-to-use travel app” for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. Offline+Maps allows you to save any part of the world map and navigate on it offline. With Offline+Maps you can download an unlimited amount of highly detailed maps, access them offline, and add pins to prepare future travels. Never be lost again in your home city or in a foreign country.

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