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5 Must-Have Apps for the Holidays

Shayla R. Price | Posted 12.02.2014 | Technology
Shayla R. Price

From essential health to travel tools, here are five apps that will bring you joy for the holidays.

This App Will Make Your Friends For You

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 11.10.2014 | Travel

Instead of taking chances that you'll meet some good-looking backpacker at the next hostel or run into a gaggle of handsome travelers on a Parisian st...

App Lets Passengers Facebook Stalk Each Other Before Flights

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 10.28.2014 | Travel

This takes inflight creepiness to a whole new level. Travel app Quicket released an updated version this week -- and among the new features is a "...

Apps That Make Travel More Social

U.S. News Travel | Posted 12.08.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Whether you're in the planning stages, or already on your way, here are eight apps to help you engage with your fellow adventurers.

How to Take Amazing Vacation Photos With Your Phone

U.S. News Travel | Posted 12.06.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

While the smartphone camera's point-and-shoot feature makes it easy to use, choosing the right image-enhancing app can prove more difficult.

Five Essential Travel Tips For Small Business Owners

Maura Nevel Thomas | Posted 09.11.2014 | Small Business
Maura Nevel Thomas

If you're a small business owner, there's not really the option of closing the office when traveling on business. Here are the tools and strategies I've found that keep me calm, comfortable and productive when I'm away from my home base.

Love What You Do and You'll Enjoy Your View From the Top

Margaret Scott | Posted 10.22.2014 | Women
Margaret Scott

My advice to anyone wondering if they're on the right path is to ask yourself: "What would it take for me to do something that I love?" And I'd say to them, "Grab onto your dream. Do it while you can and just make it happen."

Here's How NOT To Have A Giant Phone Bill When You Travel

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 08.01.2014 | Travel

Smartphones have revolutionized the way we travel. From staying in touch with folks back home to apps of all sorts, our phones play a big role in 21st...

Best Apps to Prevent Travel Disasters

SmarterTravel | Posted 09.20.2014 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Despite your best intentions and most thorough preparation, disaster can strike, whether it's as small as a rental-car fender bender or as serious as a hurricane. Thankfully, technology can help.

6 Tips for Using Your Cell Phone Abroad

Go Ahead Tours | Posted 08.12.2014 | Travel
Go Ahead Tours

Traveling internationally without a data plan can be intimidating. So to keep your friends and family updated while you're on the road (or just to make sure everyone's reading your tweets), here are our tips for avoiding international fees while staying connected.

How Tinder Can Work as a Travel App (Yes, Really)

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 08.10.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

There's no question that most travel experiences are better with a healthy amount of pre-planning. But leaving room for some spontaneity always feels more rewarding -- or, at the very least, more memorable.

5 Mobile Apps for Safer Travel

Stephanie Be | Posted 08.02.2014 | Travel
Stephanie Be

Talking about safer travel is something I take to heart; I'm discussing five real situations I have personally been in or have friends who were in, and an easy way to have reduced the risk of said situation with a mobile app.

Our Seven Favorite Travel Apps

Jacada Travel | Posted 07.14.2014 | Travel
Jacada Travel

Our team of luxury travel designers (real not virtual) at Jacada Travel take care of all our clients' itinerary planning, preparation, and look after them every step of the way until they get home.

The Weirdest Things We Learned From North Korea's New Travel App

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 05.11.2014 | Travel

We all know North Korea is weird. But for curious travelers, this spooky controlling-ness is exactly what makes the Hermit Kingdom such an alluring ge...

A Millennial Perspective on Concur's New App Center

Stephanie Be | Posted 07.07.2014 | Travel
Stephanie Be

I'd made the trek to the City of Jazz for Concur Fusion 2014. As a newly emerged travel blogger with a background in business development, I'm eager to learn more about corporate travel; but mostly about travel technology.

Apps That Will Make You Feel Like A Local Anywhere

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 08.27.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Unless you're staying with a local (or have made travel research a full-time job), it can be hard to unearth the hidden sites, lesser-known haunts, and authentic flavors of a given city. That is, it used to be: Apps to the rescue!

The Best Travel Apps for Your Phone

Patrick Furlong | Posted 07.06.2014 | Travel
Patrick Furlong

But we like to get off the beaten path a bit, and give some suggestions about a few of our favorites that maybe you aren't so familiar with! Let us know what we're missing.

Top New Apps For Travelers

Departures Magazine | Posted 06.11.2014 | Travel
Departures Magazine

Lounging on a sun-kissed Caribbean beach. Rifling through exotic jewelry at the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul. Bombing down a mogul run in the Swiss Alps. No matter what your idea of a vacation is, it should be a time of relaxation and enjoyment free of obligations or logistical problems.

Future Travel: Hot Technology Will Change Your Hotel Stay

Mark Chesnut | Posted 06.10.2014 | Travel
Mark Chesnut

The way we travel is changing. And hotels are upping the ante, with technology that's as forward-thinking as your favorite airline -- and, in some cases, your favorite video game.

The Hot New Social Media Phenomenon, From Joanna Stern (VIDEO)

Posted 04.08.2014 | MarloThomas

Wall Street Journal Personal Technology Columnist Joanna Stern is in the know when it comes to the hottest new social media phenomenon. “An app...

Three Must-Have Travel Apps, From Joanna Stern (VIDEO)

Posted 04.07.2014 | MarloThomas

When it comes to must-have travel applications for your smartphone, Wall Street Journal Personal Technology Columnist Joanna Stern had some great sugg...

Do I Need A Desktop Computer? From Joanna Stern (VIDEO)

Posted 04.07.2014 | MarloThomas

When it comes to desktop computers,Wall Street Journal Personal Technology Columnist Joanna Stern thinks they may be a thing of the past in most cases...

5 Apps and Sites To Help Feed Your Wanderlust

Posted 03.16.2014 | Travel

We're big fans of apps that help us plan trips we're actually taking, but we're also fans of apps (and sites, for that matter) that help feed our sens...

The Best Travel Apps for Cruisers

Cruiseline.com | Posted 04.27.2014 | Travel
Cruiseline.com

You can use your phone to get a wide range of information -- from weather forecasts to emergency numbers and exchange rates -- without racking up the roaming fees.

Travel Apps Cheat Sheet: How to Get the Best Hotel Room and Scratch 'N' Sniff From Your Phone

Stash Hotel Rewards | Posted 04.02.2014 | Travel
Stash Hotel Rewards

Unless you are a supermodel, chances are you'll travel to destinations beyond New York, LA, London and Milan. Yet most travel apps focus only on mega-metropolises. But what if you are like the rest of us who have meetings in Madison, weddings in Wichita and family in Fayetteville?