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London's Barclays Bikes turn two with updated mobile app

If you've visited London in recent years, you'll probably have seen the bright blue Barclays rental bikes (also known as Boris bikes) strategically positioned around the city. To celebrate the second anniversary of the bikes' launch in the Britain's capital, the official Barclays Bikes app for...
SeatGuru by TripAdvisor helps you get that extra legroom on your next flight

SeatGuru by TripAdvisor helps you get that extra legroom on your next flight

Today TripAdvisor launched a new Android app called SeatGuru, which helps users book flights, pick seats, and monitor flight status. The app has access to over 700 seat maps across almost 100 airlines, as well as a plethora of user reviews from their travel network to make these choices a bit...
AAA Mobile folds together old discount, roadside, and map apps

AAA Mobile folds together old discount, roadside, and map apps

The American Automobile Association has updated their Android offering so that instead of a smattering of different apps, they're all pulled together under one roof.  Road Service Request (app identifies location) AAA member discounts AAA Approved Auto Repair locator Gas station...
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TripAdvisor expands City Guides, releases apps for 30 new cities

Traveling to new areas can be both fun and exciting but it also has the potential to be rather frustrating at times. If you're not familiar with the area you are going to you may not know the best places to stay, the best places to eat and the attractions around that you will want to take in. For...
Android Central

Expensify sees major update, now includes the ability to add travel itineraries

If you frequent using Expensify to keep track of all your expense reports on the go they've now unleashed their latest update and it's a big one, especially for those of you who travel a lot. The latest version now sitting at 3.20 adds something called Expensify Trips. With it, you can forward...
Tripit for Android

Tripit update now shows trips you've already taken

I've long raved about the merits of Tripit for those of us who travel frequently. It's indispensable for keeping track of flights, hotels, car rentals -- everything, basically. (And it's available in free or paid form, which is a plus.) But until now it's only really kept track of upcoming trips....
Hipmunk

Travel app Hipmunk searches for flights, hotels around your schedule with new calendar integration

Listen up, road warriors. Searching for travel on your phone just got load easier. Hipmunk this morning announced an update that brings calendar integration to its already excellent search app. That means when you look for flights, the app knows that you've got a lunch in Sandusky, so don't bother...
Flight Track

Flight Track gets update for ICS, bugfixes

  Flight Track -- an indispensable app for those of us who go places to do things for a living -- just got itself a sizable (if slightly cryptic) update. First, the changelog: Customizable time zones for flight times Added calendar-style date selection (phone) Significant reduction in...
Tripit for Android

Tripit gets significant redesign for Android tablets, phone version tweaked, too

Tripit easily is our favorite app for frequent travelers, and it's just gotten an pretty significant update for tablets as well as phones. On the larger screens, there's a new layout that includes interactive maps and multiscreen views. Trips and points accounts all share space on the main screen...
Android Central

Nuance's Dragon Go! updated with Expedia integration

Nuance today announced that its popular Dragon Go! app for Android and iOS has been updated with direct access to travel website Expedia. Using the app's voice commands, users can now look up hotel reservations, current airfare, or user reviews for the thousands of listings available through...
Fly Delta Android App

Fly Delta Android app updated to ease international travel

Delta Air Lines' Fly Delta Android app has long been one of the first things I install on a phone. It's well-designed, and has added a couple killer features since its release nearly a year ago -- mainly the ability to view upgrade/standby lists and check and change seats from your phone, and more...
Android Central

ZENandTECH 29: Tips and tech for travelers

Georgia, Rene, and special guest Phil Nickinson of Android Central talk tech for business travelers. Whether you're a road warrior or frequent flyer, or just headed to CES to get with the gadgets, a little planning and a lot of good apps and accessories can make your trips less stressful and far...
GoHow Airport

GoHow Airport a decent free option for air travelers

If you're hopping on a plane today for the holidays, there's a new free travel app that's worth giving a look. GoHow Airport is a simple app that gives you information on a score of airports. You get an overview, list of shops, and info on food and drinks, services, parking and ground...
Android Central Holidy Gift Ideas

Holiday gift guide: What to get your favorite traveler

The holidays are upon us. Starting with Thanksgiving this week (in the U.S. anyway) and continuing through the rest of the year, chances are you'll be headed out somewhere. But you don't want to go empty-handed. And with the inevitable delays, it's important to be prepared Head on past the break...
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Delta Air Lines Android app updated with baggage tracking, fleet info

The Fly Delta Android app has gotten a cool little update with a few new features, some of which you can use every time you fly, and some we hope you never have to use. Probably the most useful addition is the ability to pay for checked bags when check in on the app -- a necessary evil,...
TripCase

TripCase for Android moves into v2.4.1 - Brings back offline mode, adds combined trips and expense reports

TripCase has rolled out their latest update bumping the app up to v2.4.1. Previously, the offline feature of the app was removed but has now made its triumphant return along with the ability to combine trips and keep better expense reports. If you're not yet familiar with TripCase, it's a pretty...
Android Central

FlightAware app now available for Android

One of my favorite flight tracking websites soft-launched its Android App earlier this month. FlightAware is one of the most in-depth aviation websites around, with tons of content, tracking and information for those in the cockpit or sitting back in the cheap seats. The Android app has all of the...
US Airways

US Airways now offering mobile boarding passes

If you're a frequent flyer on US Airways, they've announced some great news for you today that will help you out when traveling. US Airways passengers are now able to make use of their smartphones as mobile boarding passes in 14 U.S. airports with more planned as 2011 continues. As listed on the...
Marriott Android app

Marriott's Android app does all but turn down the covers

For all you frequent travelers out there, Marriott reminds us that it's got a nice little Android app available. You can find and reserve a hotel room, view or cancel your existing reservations, check your rewards account, get city guides, find phone numbers to (gasp) call for reservations --...
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Gogo's inflight Wifi Android app is now airborne, and we've got 100 free codes!

Fliers rocking an Android tablet or phone can now get online above 10,000 feet just a little bit easier. Gogo, the company that supplies in-flight Wifi, has just released its long-awaited Android application. Available for free in the Android Market (you can find links after the break), the Gogo...

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