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Mobile travel devices

Discussion in 'Travel Tips and Discussion' started by strang, Oct 16, 2012.

  1. strang

    strang Mu-43 Veteran

    287
    May 7, 2012
    What do you travel with?

    I load my iPhone (whichever version that I have at the moment) with a bunch of apps.

    Compass - I use this a lot surprisingly, this is native on iOS.

    Maps - native on iOS, I also bookmarked Google Maps as an app since Apple's solution is subpar at the moment.

    TripAdvisor City Guides - offline guide for the popular cities, pretty good list. This app is good enough that it's replaced my need to buy LonelyPlanet apps and guides.

    TripAdvisor - when I have data

    Yelp - I find in North America, Yelp reviews are awesome, not so much in EU, requires data.

    CityMaps2Go - offline maps, some attractions with summaries from Wikipedia for free, or full Wikipedia article if you purchased the add-on. I got this app for 99c. It has all of the OpenStreetMaps.

    Kayak - tracks my trips, book new flights and hotels.

    HopStop - does my transit routing, but requires data.

    car2go, Zipcar - you never know, having a car is good sometimes. I don't have Zipcar installed right now because its support for Canada is limited to Toronto or Vancouver.

    XE Currency converter - I never get rates as good as XE. But it's a good reference guide.

    Airbnb, Hotel Tonight, Expedia - and some other hotel apps. Kayak has slowly taken over booking duties.
     
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  2. RevBob

    RevBob Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Jun 4, 2011
    NorthWestern PA
    Bob
    WIFI only Motorola Xoom tablet, basic cell phone, GPS (if by car) and my :43: cameras. :biggrin:
     
  3. ~tc~

    ~tc~ Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Oct 22, 2010
    Houston, TX
    iPad - I find Fotopedia Heritage to be good for travel "recon"
     
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  4. Geoff3DMN

    Geoff3DMN Mu-43 Veteran

    I travel with a MacBook Air 11" and a portable battery powered wireless router with a 4G SIM inside.
     
  5. pxpaulx

    pxpaulx Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jan 19, 2010
    Midwest
    Paul
    Toshiba thrive all the way...pretty darn close to full laptop functionality....full size sd, usb and hdmi and a ton of apps running on android ice cream sandwich
     
  6. flash

    flash Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Apr 29, 2010
    1 hour from Sydney Australia.
    Gordon
    Two galaxy Notes. A big one and a small one. Plus a hyperdrive for storage and backup.

    Photoshop touch for basic editing.
    Evernote for everything.
    Google maps because they don't suck.
    The photographers ephemeris.
    I have a Suunto Ambit watch for GPS and compass, etc. My phone is a backup.
    Kindle app for books
    Zinio for magazines.

    Plus lots of cameras.

    Gordon
     
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  7. Gyles

    Gyles Mu-43 Veteran

    265
    Feb 15, 2012
    Sunny Norfolk, UK
    Travelographer and self confessed Hexaholic
    Acer One 522 which I upgraded with 4gb ram and to dual boot win7/linux mint. - stores images, editing, watching videos at the airport.

    HTC desire HD Google Maps, SatNav etc.
     
  8. MingTyhMaa

    MingTyhMaa Mu-43 Regular

    80
    Jul 20, 2012
    Lafayette, CA
    Ming-Tyh Maa
    The Photographer's Ephemersis on Ipad
     
  9. emperorvince

    emperorvince Mu-43 Regular

    45
    Jun 8, 2012
    NYC
    Toshiba Thrive tablet on ICS, 4gig usb dive, Samsung Galaxy S2 phone on Gingerbread, Suunto Military watch, & Panasonic GF2..+ usb cable to transfer pics to Thrive tablet.
     
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