Gear and Gadgets

Travel Apps: Entertainment

Sometimes to travel far you have to sit still -- for hours. Pass the time on your next layover with the best new entertainment apps and smartphone games, including Angry Birds. Don’t waste your time cutting through the clutter of game apps. We’ll make it simple by recommending the best entertainment apps for travelers.

Real Racing HD
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If you're stuck in a plane, train, boat or bus, with boredom setting in, Real Racing HD is a thrill-a-minute alternative.

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Angry Birds
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Angry Birds has become a runaway bestseller for good reason: it is a spectacular time-waster.

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Last.fm
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Type the name of an artist or song into Last.fm’s search box, and the app instantly creates a radio station with similar songs and artists.

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SoundHound
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Hold your phone in the direction of a speaker or a performer, and this app will tell you what's playing.

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