Gear and Gadgets

Travel App Reviews

Many travelers use mobile apps to find out useful information about airline flights, places to eat and ways to navigate around an unfamiliar city. We've compiled a list of apps that we feel can help make your travel experience a little easier.

About the author: Bob Tedeschi has written about e-commerce, technology and travel for the "New York Times" since 1998. He has also written for "Wired" and "Money Magazine," among others.

Navigation Apps
These apps provide travelers with info to help them get where they are going. Navigate your way through a city, airport, ski resort and more.

View navigation apps >>
Utility Apps
Traveling can be a hassle. Use these apps to find a restaurant, translate a foreign language, organize your next trip, book a flight and much more.  

Check out resourceful travel apps >>
Entertainment Apps
Need to kill time during a long layover? Check out a few apps to help you pass the time with fun games, including Angry Birds.

Explore fun, entertaining mobile apps >>

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