Tag Archives: App Store

Detour for Free This Summer

The very popular location-aware travel guide app Detour usually cost $5, but for the rest of this summer it’s absolutely free. With 16 U.S. and international cities currently covered, including NYC, Boston, San Francisco, Rome, Berlin, Barcelona, and Paris, the audio walking … Continue reading

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Been There

If you’ve been searching for a simple way to keep track of your peregrinations, the free iOS app Been, created by Martin Johannesson, is an elegant way to record visits to U.S. states and nations around the world. The app … Continue reading

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Get Ready For Roadtrippin’

Rand McNally has been publishing a terrific road atlas for 90 years. To celebrate the handy old-school atlas’ anniversary, they’ve combined all of the detail of the paper road maps with digital functionality. The iPad app ($4.99) includes maps for all … Continue reading

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It’s Alive !

Last week, the New York Public Library‘s Biblion: The Boundless Library digital series released a fantastic free iPad app based on Mary Shelley’s classic novel Frankenstein. The intuitive, interactive app features a treasure trove of materials from the NYPL’s Pforzheim … Continue reading

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