Gear and Gadgets Articles
Point Inside lets you dial down quickly on the layout of an airport terminal (as long as you have a network connection) or a mall.
GateGuru offers comprehensive information on more than 115 (mostly US) airports, so you can quickly find services, retailers and restaurants.
This app lets you shop across a wide range of travel providers with ease.
Instead of swallowing exorbitant charges for international cell-phone calls, just download Skype and point yourself to a Wi-Fi hot spot.
You could log onto the web and check for the closest available eatery in your rewards program, or you could just pull out your phone and launch this app.
FlightTrack tells you the arrival time and gate of every flight and offers alternate routes if your flight is cancelled.
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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.
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.
You carry your phone with you anyway. Why not use it to avoid carrying around a ski trail map, too?
CameraBag is a great way to inject life into photos you might otherwise delete, or make good photos into great ones.
If you're stuck in a plane, train, boat or bus, with boredom setting in, Real Racing HD is a thrill-a-minute alternative.
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.
Angry Birds has become a runaway bestseller for good reason: it is a spectacular time-waster.
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.