When it comes to travel, you can and should take your iOS device with you! For a list of essential apps to pack before travelling, check out AppCraver’s Editor Picks of the Best Travel Apps for iPhone and iPad, or read on for breaking news and reviews of travel applications from the App Store.
Quid is Your Quick and Easy Universal Currency Converter
Quid - Currency Converter by Houdah Software is a new on-the-go international currency converter for your iPhone or iPod touch. With thirty-three different foreign currencies to choose from, Quid (formerly ACTCurrency) makes any international business a breeze.
iTimeZone Keeps Your Head Straight
iTimeZone - You are scheduling a teleconference for 10:00am with your colleagues in New York, London and Tokyo. But what time will it be at their offices? Will anyone be in?
To solve this dilemma usually takes figuring out the time difference for each of these cities separately.
Vegas Mate is a Helpful Travel Guide to Sin City
Vegas Mate, the recently released city guide app by the Vegas Media Group, provides very useful information for anyone going to Sin City. Vegas Mate provides lists of hotels, restaurants, shows and activities are the main focus of the app.
Linguo - A Superior iPhone Translation App
* Editor's Note: We've reviewed many translator apps since this article first published in 2008. For more up-to-date-information check out the iPhone translator Travel Interpreter.
When it rains, it pours.
BdTranslator - Translations App
AppCraver reviewed translation app Talking Phrasebooks recently, so when Alan Cook from Bad Dog Apps sent us a free test version of BdTranslator, another translation app, I thought we'd take a look at it and compare it to Talking Phrasebooks.
Talking Phrasebooks make for Great Travel Companions
The Talking Phrasebooks apps from UK application developer Coolgorilla offer basic phrases and dictionaries in six languages (Spanish, French, German, Italian, Greek and Portuguese) with over 350,000 downloads so far and Spanish being the most popular language.
hotels.com: How Not to Write an iPhone app
The new "App" from Hotels.com is not really an app at all, but just an iPhone optimized website with an iPhone app wrapper. You would think that Interactive Corp, the large Barry Diller controled parent of Hotels.com would allocate sufficient resources to produce a decent iPhone version of their (excellent) Hotels.com service.
TruPhone is cheap, but not anywhere near free
Truphone at first sounds too good to be true -- VOIP on your iPhone. So, is it like SkypeOut, which is very close to free? Well, not exactly. When you download the app, you are given a free $4 to apply towards any calls, international or domestic.