The season of outdoor activities has came! Developers are taking advantage of this by designing many applications that help to make users’ journeys smoother. Here is a list of some of the apps that making your travels even more fun.
- Triplt. This is an app that offers access to user’s Gmail, Google apps and Yahoo! contacts and much more. In simpler terms it’s an app that will help people get their plans in one place, by just entering name and email address it will give the access to many other features.
- Tripadvisor, like the name suggests, this app will give users advice on the nearest places of their interest. If one enters the name of a city it will show a list of hotels, restaurants, cafes including their ratings and average prices. The listings will be sorted by popularity, and one can filter hotels by price, location, class or rating.
- HopStop and TransitTime+ will help in finding convenient transport to wherever one wants to go. HopStop will show the route on Google maps that users can take by car or on foot. Using TransitTimes+ one can download a transit map for whatever city they want to visit, and then get directions to their new trip.
- Inrix Traffic, this is an excellent free iPad app which is quite unusual. One can either input his/her starting point manually or use the “current location” feature to get direction to their destination. The app will show the route to the designation and it will also show where there might be some traffic jams, using a yellow highlight to indicate traffic density.
- Commander Compass Elite, this is an iPad compass. Just like every other compass it will show the cardinal directions or points; it also has other features added on to it. One can use it to track destinations, bearings and it will also make a beeping noise when users are approaching their destination. People can even track the moon, the sun and stars if they want. The app also comes with manuals so that non-orienteers will also be able to use this feature.
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