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Hawaiian Airlines will offer iPad minis to passengers

Hawaiian Airlines this week announced that it will begin offering iPad minis to passengers flying between Hawaii and 14 routes that encompass destinations in the US, Asia and the South Pacific. The iPad mini will offer a full-fledged entertainment experience and will enable passengers to pick...

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mTrip offering over 30 travel guides for free

Over the next four days app travel guide publisher mTrip is offering over 30 travel guides for free. The guides are normally US$4.99 each via in-app purchase, but due to recent changes by Apple that allow developers to offer in-app purchases for free, the company has decided to lower the price of...

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easyJet expands Passbook support to 75 airports

In May, popular European discount airline easyJet announced that it was testing Passbook ticketing support at six airports in Europe, with support to come from more airports if the trial was found successful. And judging by today's easyJet app update, it looks like that's the case. Now the company...

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Adventures for iPhone a decent travel log

Adventures for iPhone is a travel log (currently on sale for US$1.99 in the App Store) that syncs photos with Evernote. The idea is that you create an album, or "adventure," snapping photos along the way. The app collects meta information like location and your custom tags, then sends the lot to a...

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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...

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iTravelGo is a focused travel guide for 36 cities

iTravelGo is a US$0.99 app that is limited in cities, but very deep in the information it provides about them. The app has been released today in the App Store. The 36 cities include US destinations Los Angeles, New York, Chicago and San Francisco, plus other popular places like Vienna, Madrid,...

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A road trip with Ohai for iPhone

Those who know me understand that I love traveling. I spent the last four days in Phoenixville, Pa. with my sister, her husband and my two kids. It was purely for fun and an excellent time to test Ohai (US$4.99), a travel journal app for iPhone. Ohai lets your record places you visit, complete with...

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What's in our 'travel' folders

Summer time! Well, at least here in the northern hemisphere. Summer means travel for many and the iPhone is among the best travel gadgets you can own. It's a navigation device, communication tool, camera, concierge and so much more. In this post, your favorite TUAW writers share what's in their...

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Vacation Coming? Here are my favorite iOS photo apps

It's that time of year. Vacations are likely in your future, and there has never been a bigger choice in apps and utilities to make and share great still photos from your iPhone. Among the multitude of apps I've tested over the years, I have some favorites, so I'm sharing those treasures with...

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TUAW TV Live: Travel talk with Steve and Doc

Summer's almost here (Friday!), which means that many TUAW readers are either on vacation or starting to think about getting away while the weather's nice. Today, Shawn "Doc Rock" Boyd and I will talk about how we use technology in our travels to keep us connected, make traveling easier and help...

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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...

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Mount Everest 3D takes you to the world's highest mountain

Mount Everest 3D is a free universal iOS app that brings you up close to the highest mountain in the world using 3D data gathered from satellites to give you the ability to explore the mountain with a touch interface. You can zoom, rotate and follow the most popular routes up to the summit of...

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Daily iPhone app: The Visible City celebrates Vancouver's neon past

In 1953, Vancouver was aglow with nearly 19,000 neon lights. Today, only a few dozen of those historic signs remain. Those interested in the city's glowing, buzzing past should check out The Visible City, an iPhone app from the Museum of Vancouver. This free app offers informative, colorful...

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Qantas lands Passbook-enabled iPhone app

Australia's Qantas airline has released a brand-new iPhone app (free) with many great features, including Passbook support. The Qantas Airways app lets customers find and book Qantas flights, book hotels worldwide, view flight bookings, access up-to-the-minute flight status and create...

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Popular European discount airline easyJet adds Passbook support

Outside the United States, Passbook-supported apps are a rarity. That's why it's especially exciting that uber-popular European discount airline easyJet has just added Passbook support to their iPhone app. The move comes days after easyJet announced that it is eliminating check-in desks at...

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