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Gogo Inflight for Android

Gogo Inflight finishing up its Android app, gives us a tease

If you're up in the air anywhere near as much as we are, you've likely used Gogo Inflight to get online at 30,000 feet. We've long been awaiting a proper Android app, and it looks like we're closing in on takeoff. (Plane pun No. 1.) Until now, if you wanted to use your Android device on Gogo's...
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Travelocity launches Android app

Travel giant Travelocity has launched its Android app. You've got options to book flights and hotels, find deals, get flight info, explore destinations, find gas stations, view your trips (once you're logged in to your account, of course), contact Travelocity, or go to the full website.The app...
Delta Android app

Delta Air Lines updates its Android app -- view upgrade/standby list, change your seats

Delta Air Lines' Android app just got a little update that brings a couple of cool features. If you're logged in, you can now view and change your seat assignments (provided there are any seats left), as well as view the standby/upgrade lists. It's not going to help you get to first class any...
FlightTrack for Android

Flight Track's Honeycomb tablet update now available in the Android Market

We got our first look at Flight Track's Honeycomb tablet update back at Google IO in May. Today, that update's available in the Android Market, and one of our favorite Android travel apps get even better. You've got the same look and feel in the $4.99 app, which has expanded for larger screens,...
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Android Quick App: GateGuru

GateGuru has made its way onto Android, bringing with it a sort of mashup of Foursquare and travel apps such as Tripit and FlightTrack. When you first launch GateGuru, you'll get a long list of airports, with their three-letter abbreviation. You can flick through the list, or type to drill down...
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Android Quick App: Live ATC

Youtube link for mobile viewing OK, all you pilots, wannabe pilots, airplane buffs, frequent flyers, ATCs, FAs, FOs, PAX and others. If you've  ever wondered what goes on between the tower and all those planes on the ground and in the air, there's an app for that. It's actually a continuation of...
Exchange Rates

Android Quick App: Exchange Rates

Summer means travel, and for some you, that means crossing borders (or oceans!) to new and exotic lands. One of the things you're going to want to have in order before you leave (besides hoping you don't get picked for the special search at the airport) is how your native currency stacks up against...
Android on summer vacation

Summer vacation: Top 5 apps to have

The days are hot, the sun is high in the sky, and that can only mean one thing: summer is right around the corner. But summer also means road trips, vacations, and all sorts of other unwinding from the tedium of non-summer life. Wondering about the best apps to arm yourself with? Don't worry, we've...
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Hands-on with Expedia Hotels for Android

Youtube link for mobile viewing The power of Expedia meets the power of Android in the new Expedia Hotels app. Search and book hotels, right from your phone. OK, that's overly simplified. Here's what you can expect: An interactive map view shows all hotels in the area, with a variety of sorting...
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First look at Flight Track for Honeycomb

Youtube link for mobile viewing We've long expressed our love of FlightTrack, helping keep track of all our flights for the events we head to month after month. And it's nearly ready for Honeycomb tablets. We caught up with developer Mobiata at Google IO and gave it a whirl. It's pretty simple,...
Android Travel Apps

The top Android airline apps

Whether you're always on the go, or are just an occasional traveler, having the correct application on your device can change the whole experience of the travel. Keeping up to date with real time flight information, maps of the airport, and even weather of the city you are traveling to are...

FlightBoard optimized for Android tablets

When we last saw Mobiata, we were getting a demonstration of the FlightBoard application for Android phones. In a nutshell, it's an app that looks like the departure and arrival screens you'll see in an airport.And FlightBoard's now optimized for tablets. You get about 15 flight listings for a...

Gogo Inflight Android app is in the works

I fly a lot. And I have to work on the plane a lot. But one thing I don't do because it's a hassle is connect my phone to the in-flight Wifi. It's just not easy to do on a mobile browser. But it's going to get better. Gogo Inflight has just released apps for iOS and BlackBerry for "one-step sign-...

FlightTrack wallpaper, FlightBoard app help make travel look cool

Youtube video for mobile viewing I've raved about Mobiata's FlightTrack app before, and for good reasons -- it's just about the best at helping me keep track of where in the world I'm going. And it's just gotten better in a couple of big ways. First is with the addition of a live wallpaper that...

Delta Air Lines releases official Android app

Delta Air Lines has released their official Android app, which aims to make travelling easier by making many of their services accessible on the go.With the Delta app, users can now check in for flights, download boarding passes, check their flight's status, check their SkyMiles balance, see...

Delta installing gateside charging pods where iPads, Nexus Ones live together

If you fly, you likely know how tough it can be in certain airports to find anywhere to charge your phone and computer. It's 2010, people. It's a little ridiculous. The good news: Delta just announced that it's installing charging stations at 19 airports, including seven domestic hubs. There will...

Best Android apps for holiday travel

It's Thanksgiving week -- the busiest holiday travel week of the year. And that means fighting through thousands of people, dealing (ahem) with security and finally, once you get to where you're going, dealing (ahem) with family.Android makes it easier. Maybe not painless, but easier. Uncle Fred's...

Flysmart, the airport terminal directory application, lands on Android

 Stuck in a strange airport on layover and have a sudden craving for coffee that doesn't come from a dispenser?  Clear Channel partnered with Geodelic to bring their free FlySmart application to Android devices.The application, which currently works in more than 20 airports, will give you at a...

Review: Motorola Spare Battery Charger

One of the hardest parts of owning my Motorola Droid has been keeping a battery that is charged in the device. But while on the go there is not always a charger that is easily accessible, so I had to explore some other options. After deciding on a spare battery, I began using it and quickly came...

Worldmate travel app comes out of beta

 We took a look at the Worldmate travel app for back when it was in beta, and as of today's, it's bona fide and in the Android Market. In a nutshell, you sign up for Worldmate's free service, then forward your airline or hotel confirmation to Worldmate, which parses the info and shoots it to the...

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