Google Maps vs. Waze: A navigation app smackdown

Google Maps vs. Waze: A navigation app smackdown

Do you know the way to San Jose? Google Maps does, and so does Waze (We didn’t ask Apple Maps) which is why we pit them against each other in a Google Maps vs. Waze smackdown. So which one of these navigation apps is the better bet to get us to where we’re...
Long before Google maps…

Long before Google maps…

Old meets new on these awesome iPhone and Android cases that make even the Apple map app look cutting-edge. (Ha, sorry, couldn’t resist.) The Etsy Shop, On Your Case Store, is doing such neat US-made designs for iPhones 4and 5, and the Samsung S2 and S3. Browse...
Google Maps is back for iPhone, finally!

Google Maps is back for iPhone, finally!

With Google Maps gone from iOS6, I’ve been stuck with Apple Maps ever since I bought my iPhone 5. I know many of my friends and family have resisted upgrading to iOS6 due to its terrible reviews. Trust me, after getting lost several times, and having to type in...
Are the Fodor’s travel apps as good as the books?

Are the Fodor’s travel apps as good as the books?

The Fodor’s guides have been travel essentials for anyone traveling anywhere for the last few decades. But can the Fodor’s app become a reasonable substitute for those pages and pages of great info? I gave it a shot. In preparation for an upcoming trip to...
Take the subway. Take the bus. Take the stroller?

Take the subway. Take the bus. Take the stroller?

We already think HopStop is a lifesaver for city-dwellers and city-goers. HopStop helps you navigate 62 major cities using detailed directions that walk you through one public transit system to the next. We even love that their directions conveniently tell how much...

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