STAY IN THE KNOW
ON THE GO
Keep up with the world around you while
you’re on the road with apps for AP Mobile,
CNN, FOX Ne ws, NPR Ne ws, The Ne w York
Times, Time Mobile, USA Today and The Wall
Street Journal. Other ubiquitous apps worth
mentioning are: Flight Track Live, Kayak,
Mapquest, Orbitz, Priceline, The Weather
Channel, Travelocity, Urbanspoon and Yelp.
into text, which you can save or email.
Evernote. According to its website,
this app “turns the iPhone and iPad
into an extension of your brain, helping
you remember anything and everything
that happens in your life. From notes
to ideas to snapshots to recordings,
put it all into Evernote and it instantly
synchs from your iPhone to your Mac
or Windows desktop.”
Memengo. This jewel enables users
to store all of their critical information:
passwords, credit card data, auto registrations, passport numbers, website
logins, etc. It syncs to the memengo.
com website so users can see and edit
their information via iPhone, iPad, PC,
Mac or any Web-connected computer.
Teleprompt+ for both iPhone and
iPad turns your device into an almost
professional-level Teleprompter for a
modest payment, says Jeff Brady. By
downloading Teleprompt+ Remote, you
can go one step further and use your
iPhone to control an iPad which contains
your presentation text or notes. (Cue
Cards is a less expensive alternative.)
QuickVoice2Text. This app allows
Chad Hymas, CSP, to stay in touch
with family and friends quickly and
easily “A community is only as good
as its communication,” Hymas says.
helps me be a good
dad and husband—and
I don’t have to type!”
synch all your computers and devices
with each other for a modest annual fee.
App Pro. While it is a cross
over with other categories,
App Pro is a great traveling companion.
It includes an amazing array “ 31 apps in
one,” including an alarm clock, currency
converter, flashlight, translator, unit convertor, electronic wallet for passwords
and sensitive information, date calculator and much more. A new “50 in 1”
version is available for the iPad.
Atomic Clock. Susan Friedmann, CSP,
likes Atomic Clock for timing Webinars.
Babelingo. This app is a language
translator with phrases and topics
useful for travelers. It also shows the
translation visually so that you can
show it to the person with whom
you’re attempting to communicate.
ConvertBot allows you to convert currency, length, mass time and much more.
Over 440 different units are supported.
The Daily is a substantial news offering designed specifically for the iPad.
Flight Guru. Dan Poynter, CSP,
who crisscrosses the world for speak-
ing engagements, recommends Flight
Guru, which gives air travelers a wealth
of information, including access to Seat
Guru (so you can pick the best seat on
each model of aircraft) and allows quick
access to flight departure and arrival
times as well as live flight status maps.