By CARISSA BLUESTONE
From left to right: Nokia Maps, PDF Maps, Galileo
You can avoid most data-roaming charges by downloading a good Wi-Fi finder. But being out of range will render the Google Maps function on your Apple device useless.
To access offline maps you have a few options—besides, you know, carrying around an actual map. (more…)
Photo by Jared Earle
By Amanda Yiu
A new study published by mobile advertising network Greystripe reveals that 67% of iPad users are frequent travelers. It also found that 91% of iPad users regularly engage with their device for travel-related activities, from booking flights to getting directions and finding the best local restaurants.
To gather the findings in the report, titled “Smartphone and Tablet Travel Insights” (PDF), Greystripe collected data from 971 iPad, iPhone (including iPod Touch) and Android users over a monthlong period. (more…)
From left to right: TripColor, Moleskine, Trip Journal, HipGeo
By Carissa Bluestone
After passport renewal and seat selection, the most pressing pre-travel concern is how best to taunt our friends with real-time vacation updates. Journaling, scrapbooking, digital instigation—whatever you call it, these apps will help you share your pics, anecdotes, and geotagged minutia. (more…)