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These Android travel apps can get you through the July 4 weekend!

The July 4 holiday is one of the biggest travel weekends of the year — especially since this year's date falls on a Friday. But traveling isn't as easy as it used to be, whether it's waiting in an airport or squeezing out more money for ever-rising gasoline prices. Android can help make things a...
App in the Air

App in the Air soars onto Android as your perfect airport companion

One of my absolute favorite travel apps for iOS is called App in the Air. As you may guess from the title, it's a flight tracking app. We've no shortage of those in the world, but this one caught my eye immediately because of its eye catching design. Now, whenever I fly, it's the number one app I...
TripIt for Android

TripIt for Android gets a major redesign

TripIt — a must-have travel app for anyone who leaves home more than once a year — tonight got a major redesign in its Android application. It's being touted as a "new card view," and it is, we suppose, insofar as you swipe left and right between items now instead of scrolling and taping back and...
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UK officials follow US counterparts by banning electronics that don't turn on from boarding flights

The UK government's Department of Transport has now joined with the U.S. in requiring that passengers on some international flights coming in and out of the country must show that their electronic devices can be powered up, in an effort to improve security. The new notice from the department...
TSA will check to see if your device turns on for international, U.S.-bound flights

TSA will check to see if your device turns on for international, U.S.-bound flights

As part of new security protocol at foreign airports, the United States Transportation Security Administration will require cell phones and select electronic devices to be fully charged with the ability to be powered on when going through security screening. The TSA says that devices that won't...
Android Travel Apps

These Android travel apps can get you through the July 4 weekend!

The July 4 holiday is one of the biggest travel weekends of the year — especially since this year's date falls on a Friday. But traveling isn't as easy as it used to be, whether it's waiting in an airport or squeezing out more money for ever-rising gasoline prices. Android can help make things a...
Fly Delta

Fly Delta app updated with support for Android Wear

The Fly Delta app got a big update today, and bundled in the list of changes is support for Android Wear. That gets us excited, but there are also some bug fixes and smaller features that we don't want to forget. What's New Fly Delta for Android 2.7.1 Support for Android Wear™ - once...
Mobile ticketing on Southwest Airlines

Southwest Airlines app introduces mobile ticketing

Budget U.S. airliner Southwest Airlines has added mobile boarding passes to their mobile apps on Android and iOS. The update brings functionality to Southwest's app that competing carriers have offered for some time: just load up your boarding pass code on your smartphone and scan it on your way...
British Airways

The British Airways app for Android is now so good you'll want to use it

The British Airways app for Android has today seen a massive overhaul that makes it – finally – an app you'll want to use when travelling. The visual differences are staggering and no longer does it feel like simply a mobile website inside a wrapper. It's really, really good. For starters the...
Top 10 travel apps for Android

The best travel apps for Android

With these apps your Android phone or tablet becomes an essential travel companion There are a whole bunch of great apps available in the Google Play Store for those of us who travel, be it regularly or only occasionally. Whatever the trip, whatever the purpose, with an Android smartphone in...
TripIt for Android

TripIt for Android gets a major redesign

TripIt — a must-have travel app for anyone who leaves home more than once a year — tonight got a major redesign in its Android application. It's being touted as a "new card view," and it is, we suppose, insofar as you swipe left and right between items now instead of scrolling and taping back and...
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United Airlines app updated with Android-style UI and new features

Complete UI overhaul fronts list of changes for popular Android travel application United Airlines has had a usable Android app for some time now, but it wasn't always the prettiest out there. Today's update to version 2.0 changes that, making those with an eye for proper design happy while also...
Gogo

Delta does Gogo Wifi on its first international flights

Good news for you folks who just have to stay connected while winging it to Asia: Delta has launched its first Wifi-enabled flights from Atlanta to Tokyo, and from Los Angeles to Tokyo. The initial rollout is on the 747-400. Gogo expects to complete installation on the rest of Delta's...

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