Gear and Gadgets

Gear and Gadgets Articles

Travel Gifts for Your Sweetheart

Get Travel Channel's great gift ideas for frequent travelers. Check out new travel gadgets and travel gear.

iTrailMap Review

You carry your phone with you anyway. Why not use it to avoid carrying around a ski trail map, too?

CameraBag Review

CameraBag is a great way to inject life into photos you might otherwise delete, or make good photos into great ones.

Last.fm Review

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.

Zillow Review

Fall in love with this year's vacation spot? Want to move there or buy a vacation home? Zillow is the easiest way to do a quick reality check.

Urbanspoon Review

It can be a chore finding good food in an unfamiliar city. Urbanspoon puts a dash of fun into the experience, with a slot-machine simulator.

Real Racing HD Review

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

Star Walk Review

If you're stuck in an unfamiliar place with nothing to do, or if you'd like to strike up a conversation with a stranger, this is a great app for the task.

Angry Birds Review

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

SoundHound Review

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

Travel Gadget Gift Guide

Travel Channel picks cool travel gadgets that make perfect gifts for the frequent travelers in your life.

Word Lens Review

Point your iPhone toward a printed phrase, and the screen instantly shows you the translated version.

Ship Mate Review

Ship Mate, which covers 8 major lines, is an interactive guide to your cruise.

Wi-Fi Finder Review

This app will sniff out your location and point out the closest hot spots (both free and paid).

Flipboard Review

Flipboard takes all of the recommended links from your Facebook and Twitter contacts, and displays them in a magazine-style format.

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