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new and noteworthy apps 2This month’s list includes the newest and most noteworthy apps from several categories. From getting the latest news to photo editing to finding your dream rental, each of these apps can help make your mobile life easier.  [click to continue…]

Our latest list includes the newest and most noteworthy apps from every category. These apps do everything from notifying you when your friends are close-by to helping you track your expenses to reading the news out loud to you. Let us know which apps you plan on trying in the comments section.  [click to continue…]

Thanksgiving is coming and we’ve got the best apps to help you have a stress-free holiday. From planning your Thanksgiving meal to tracking the flights of incoming family members to scouting the best Black Friday shopping deals, we’ve got the apps you need to have the best Thanksgiving holiday with your loved ones.  [click to continue…]

iLingual French translates from English to French and provides 400 French phrases to choose from. The app lets you take a picture of your mouth to make it look like the phrases are coming out of your mouth. The app lets you add multiple users and choose male and female voices. The app is also available for English to German and English to Arabic. View on iTunes

 

OpenTable lets you make free restaurant reservations at over 15,000 restuarants in the US, Canada, and UK with real-time availability information. OpenTable members earn valuable Dining Rewards Points redeemable for Dining Cheques which are good at any OpenTable restaurant. View on iTunes

 

Kayak Free for iPhone & iPad

November 16, 2011

Kayak lets you compare hundreds of travel sites at once for flight, hotel and car rental deals. The app also lets you track your flight status, view and manage your trip itinerary and look up baggage fees. You can also book your hotel directly from the app by choosing Kayak as your booking option. View on iTunes

 

Fotopedia Heritage lets you explore 25,000 photos of places from all over the world. The app provides thorough descriptions by the UNESCO World Heritage Centre and Wikipedia. The app also lets you keep track of destinations in Favorites and directly access TripAdvisor. View on iTunes

 

It Happened Here reveals the hidden secrets of a city by detecting a user’s location and highlighting events that have occurred nearby. Users receive photos and brief, original summaries of historical events, memorable movie scenes, famous crimes, and pop culture happenings.  The app lets you choose one city and you can easily purchase a new city from within the app. Cities covered are Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and Washington DC. View on iTunes

 

Airbnb Free for iPhone & iPad

November 10, 2011

Airbnb is a trusted community marketplace that connects you with people who have space for rent. With over 150,000 listings for rent in more than 19,000 cities and 190 countries, Airbnb offers the widest variety of accommodations at any price point. You can also find out what your place is worth or find a last minute place to stay. View on iTunes

 

Gogobot lets you create photo postcards of your travels on the spot. You can customize the look of your postcards and share on Facebook. You can also browse postcards shared from around the world. The app also lets you access your trip plans and discover nearby places like hotels, restaurants and things to do. View on iTunes

 

GasBuddy helps you find the cheapest gas prices nearest you. And for every gas price reported, you’ll earn points toward prize give-away entries. GasBuddy gives away one $250 gas gift card every week. Gas prices are for USA and Canada only. View on iTunes

 

AllTrails lets you browse through over 40,000 high-quality trail guides for outdoor activities including hiking, mountain biking, fly fishing and snowshoeing. Browse or search for trails closest to you and track your hikes with your iPhone’s GPS as well as read and write trail reviews. You can also add a trail that’s not in the database by tracking the hike or ride with the app’s GPS tracker. View on iTunes

 

National Park Maps lets you explore 15 of the top U.S. National Parks with a detailed collection of trail maps. Browse the maps and mark places you’d like to see. When visiting, the app will help you find your way around the park. View on iTunes

 

Foodspotting is the first and leading app that lets you find & rate dishes instead of just restaurants. Using this visual local guide, you can find dish recommendations from foodspotters, friends & experts like the Travel Channel. Find a particular food that you’re craving or look up a restaurant and see what’s good there. You can also get 50% dishes from locally-owned restaurants via Scoutmob ( in some cities). View on iTunes

 

Maplets for iPhone & iPad

October 14, 2011

Maplets is the perfect compliment to Google Maps. You can download and store maps of national parks, state parks, metro, subway, bike maps, ski resorts, college campuses, zoos, and theme parks across the US. Once maps are downloaded, they are stored on the device for quick access even if you have slow or no internet connection at the location. Every map download is free, with a continually updated source of maps. View on iTunes

 

FlightTrack Pro lets you import flight data automatically from any airline confirmation email and get push alerts with real-time changes to your flight. Get real-time flight itinerary updates and zoomable maps that work offline. Covers more than 4000 airports worldwide as well as full international flight coverage with 1400 airlines. View on iTunes

 

Translator with Speech instantly translates any text into any of 54 languages and pronounces the translation. This app also stores previous translations in its database and allows users to prepare a set of translations in advance and play them back later without the need for internet and expensive data roaming. View on iTunes

 

Yelp Free for iPhone and iPad

September 27, 2011

Yelp helps users search for places to eat, shop, drink, relax and play and read reviews from an active community of locals. Some app features include searching for busineses nearby and narrowing searches by distance, price, and what’s open now. Users can make reservations on OpenTable without leaving the Yelp app, as well as check-in and share on Facebook and Twitter. View on iTunes

 

The Urbanspoon app lets users shake their device and the app will pick a restaurant to try. Users can also see what’s nearby in list or map mode and browse a comprehensive list of restaurants. View on iTunes

 

The Google Earth app lets users explore the same global satellite and aerial imagery available in the desktop version of Google Earth, including high-resolution imagery for over half of the world’s population and a third of the world’s land mass. With the Google Earth app,  users can view geo-located Wikipedia articles and search for cities, places, and business around the globe with Google Local Search. View on iTunes