Spyglass

If you go hiking or on adventure rides into unknown places, which have low or no connectivity, be sure to carry the Spyglass app.

Spyglass is an essential offline GPS app for outdoors and off-road navigation. Packed with tools it serves as binoculars, heads-up display, hi-tech compass with offline maps, gyrocompass, GPS receiver, waypoint tracker, speedometer, altimeter, Sun, Moon and Polaris star finder, gyro horizon, rangefinder, sextant, inclinometer, angular calculator and camera. It saves a custom location, navigates precisely to it later, shows it on maps and using augmented reality displays detailed GPS info, measures distances, sizes, angles, and does a lot more.

Spyglass operates in 3D and uses augmented reality to show object positions, info and directions to them overlaid over camera or maps.  You can save current position, add a point from maps, manually enter location coordinates. And then find the saved place later simply by following directional arrows.

Spyglass will make you feel like James Bond whether you’re exploring in the woods or just trying to find your Honda in the mall parking lot.

Android : https://goo.gl/ujFTQQ                             iOS : https://goo.gl/kydG7a

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Unified Ticketing System – UTS

CaptureIf you travel by train, you know how difficult it is to stand in queue and buy suburban, unreserved ticket. UTS, by Indian Railways, solves this painful problem.

UTS is the official mobile ticketing app for booking unreserved tickets. Paperless ticketing has been enabled in entire Chennai suburban section, entire Mumbai suburban section and New Delhi – Palwal section. In addition, Season and Platform Tickets are also available.

All you have to do is to download the app, assign a userid and password and you are ready to go. Just add an amount to the UTS digital wallet through your Credit Card or Internet Banking. The next time you travel, you can book your tickets on the way to the station. Be sure to choose the paperless ticket option, so that you get your tickets on your mobile. When asked, you can show the ticket from your mobile directly!

How convenient!

Android : https://goo.gl/3JQtKu

Airbnb

captureIf you are travelling to a far away place, in a foreign country, or even within your own country or city, and you are looking for some pleasant experiences on a reasonable budget, Airbnb is for you.

Airbnb allows you to choose from over 2.5 million homes in over 191 countries. Search by price, neighborhood, amenities, and more. Go through the reviews before you book. You may search for last minute accommodation or even look for long term stays.

What is on offer, is home stays where anyone having a spare room with decent surroundings can put up their room(s) for rent.  You get the benefit of meeting wonderful people, getting local guidance and a reasonable rate.  For the hosts, they can realize a decent earning on their unused accommodation, communicate with the guests and make new friends.

A wonderful concept of matchmaking for guests and hosts effectively.

 

Android : https://goo.gl/Y3GUDu             iPhone : https://goo.gl/WdHJ7i

 

PackPoint travel packing list

PackPoint is a free travel packing list organizer and packing planner for serious capturetravel pros. PackPoint will help you organize what you need to pack in your luggage and suitcase based on length of travel, weather at your destination, and any activities planned during your trip.

Once your packing list is built and organized, PackPoint will save it for you, and then you can choose to share it with your friends and family in case they need help packing too.

Punch in the city you’re going to travel to, the departure date, and the number of nights you’ll be staying there. That’s it!

Different lists can be saved and customised for different types of travel – business, leisure, activities you plan to do, etc.

Use it often and never forget your _____ Again!

Android : https://goo.gl/kA10CP           iPhone : https://goo.gl/Ji8AUd

Android Auto

captureWhen we enter our car with our phone, we want everything to turn hands-free. Android Auto does just that. You can connect your phone to a compatible car display, or put your phone in a dock and use Android Auto directly from your phone screen. It works with any car which has compatible Bluetooth connection and on Android Versions 5 and above.

Navigate with Google Maps, listen to playlists or podcasts from your favorite apps, send messages via voice, and more. Once connected to your car bluetooth, you are truly hands free.

With a simplified interface, large buttons and powerful voice commands, Android Auto is a must when you are on the road. Be safe, be careful and be hands free!

 

Android : https://goo.gl/BS2ONa

HERE WeGo – Offline Maps & GPS

captureHERE WeGo is a free app that makes city navigation effortless. With detailed routes, turn-by-turn guidance and information about every way of getting around, it’s the only app you need to get through the city.

It tells you everything about your route before you leave. Turn by turn guidance keeps you stress free behind the wheel. The Maps can be used offline, saving you data charges. You can download the maps before you leave, so that you can keep using the maps even when there is no signal. Offline maps are available for over a 100 cities across the world.

Android : https://goo.gl/6OPWSD           iOS : https://goo.gl/TupiFv

Mumbai T2 App

captureThe Mumbai T2 App is a great app for Air Travelers – to and from Mumbai. The App not only works for Terminal 2, but also works great for Domestic Flights!

The app offers you flight information such as international and domestic flight status, and flight schedule for arrivals and departures. It also gives information on the various airport facilities such as the check-in counters, gates, customs, baggage wrapping points, washrooms and drinking water, and restaurants and shops. What’s more, you can also discover all these through the augmented reality experience it offers.

Besides, if you save your flight on the go, it gives you the Gate No., any changes to the same, and also when it’s time to reach your gate.

A must for all air travelers to and from Mumbai!

Android : https://goo.gl/WibB9p         iOS : https://goo.gl/saekdW