Fodor's City Guides for iPhone and iPad makes it not only fun to browse and learn about different cities in the world, it can also help you plan your next trip there. You'll get information such as what attractions are popular and what ones are less known but worth checking out. You can also view current weather conditions and exchange rates in featured cities.
MapQuest Travel Blogs for iPhone and iPad is a great way to plot out your trip and then share it with your friends and family. While Photo Stream and apps like Albumatic are easy ways to share photos with friends and family, they still leave something to be desired. If you go on a trip or vacation, you probably have things to say about your photos. Unless you leave a comment on your...
Google Maps has recieved it’s first updated since its launch in December. Version 1.1 includes Google Contacts search, improved local search, and the choice between miles and kilometers for distance units. Free - Download Now
Sam Vermette of The Transit App wanted multi-colored versions of the little pulsating blue dot Apple uses to show your current location in maps, and Apple doesn't expose a public way to do that. So, he had to rebuild it from scratch. Or, in more technical terms, according to Vermette's blog:
Google Maps brings a lot of great features back to the iPhone, including Street View and transit directions, and adds Google's version of turn-by-turn navigation into the mix, all for free. However, some of those features aren't exactly easy to find. If you're just getting started with Google Maps for iPhone, here's everything you need to know.
Google Maps for iPhone is now available from the App Store, and those experiencing problems with Apple's built-in iOS 6 Maps app now have a free, proven alternative to use, complete with turn-by-turn navigation, Street View, and transit directions. So... how does the new Google Maps app stack up?
The rumors are true! Google Maps for iPhone is now available in the App Store. One of the biggest things it offers that Apple Maps doesn't (other than not getting you lost in Australia), is public transit directions by train, bus, or subway. Free - Download now
HERE Maps by Nokia was just released for iPhone and iPad and aims to take on Apple's own iOS Maps for a place on your Home screen. The real question is, does it stack up to offerings that are already available natively or in the App Store?
Nokia has launched a new, free maps app for iOS, called HERE maps. Since Nokia owns NAVTEQ, one of the world's very few sources of comprehensive mapping data (the other's being Tele Atlas, owned by TomTom and licensed by Apple, and Google), and they've been producing mobile maps apps for years, formerly on Symbian and now on Windows Mobile, the quality will likely be very good. Free...
City Maps 2Go is a maps apps for travel that allows users to download maps to be viewable offline. Since travelers often end up in secluded areas, City Maps 2Go is the perfect solution to making sure you always have a map available. Free - Download Now