Tag: travel-guide

Going to Sochi? Here's the free app you need to explore the area

Sochi is hosting the 2014 Winter Olympic Games next month, and for most visitors, it will be their first time in the Russian coastal city. Sochi is a free app that gives you places to see superimposed on a map of the city, locations of historical sites, loads of photos and even a guide to the area'...

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Localscope for iOS gets a solid update just in time for your holiday travel

I've been using Localscope (US$2.99) since its debut. Localscope is a discovery app that gets data from 20 different sources to show what is around you with useful background information. The overhaul for iOS 7 looks very nice, with new colors and transparency. Controls disappear in context to what...

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City Maps 2Go offers iOS users offline maps and a travel guide

Between Apple Maps and Google Maps you are pretty much covered on a trip or navigating around town. Both apps have an extensive point-of-interest (POI) databases. For those who want more, apps from Navigon, Garmin, Scout and CoPilot Live are viable alternatives. City Maps 2Go (US$2.99) is not desi...

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Triposo gets major update just in time for summer travel

I liked Triposo (free) when I reviewed it earlier this year. It's a detailed worldwide travel and vacation planning guide. Triposo has just been updated with many new and welcome features, making it an even more useful travel companion. The original version had a definite bias for big-city destin...

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