5 Android Apps for Thanksgiving Holiday Travel
Nov 24, 2010 11:16 AM –
Jennifer Dorman pinged me with an awesome list of recommended Android Apps for Thanksgiving holiday travel so I thought I’d list them with easy links to buy/download and of course links to our in-depth Android app reviews for screenshots, vids, star rating and more! Let’s get started…
Newly released FlightView Elite offers real-time flight tracking, delay/cancellation alerts, phone numbers to call to re-book, flight boards to view and sort through arrivals and departures, turn-by-turn driving directions to the airport, weather forecasts and more.
FlightView Elite FlightTracker
Real-time flight tracking from industry leaders. Track flights live & save to My Trips. View Arrivals & Departures Boards for US & Canada’s largest airports. See gates, delays & cancellations. Instant flight status change alerts. Send trip itinerary or flight status to others or calendar. View airport delay map + weather. (for Android version 2.2 and higher)
Airport Maps provides directory information on dining, shopping and lounges.
Airport Maps Mobile
So why not have a map when you really need it, at the airport? Airport Maps for Android gives you just that. With coverage for 61 major North American airports, Airport Maps gives you what you need to quickly find your gate, a place to eat or shop and your favorite airline lounge.
Car Locator saves the location where you park your car.
Featured on Wired and Techcrunch! Save your location when you park and Car Locator will help you locate and find it -Radar/Map/Split view -Parking timer -Beam location to another phone/email -Home screen widget -Shake to save -Manual entry -Notes/Photos -Location history -Favorites -Sonar
Flight Director is a game that allows the user to play air traffic controller by guiding landing planes. This is a fun way to pass the time at the airport.
Land planes in real airport maps from Google earth! Draw each of the planes a route to get them safely landed. Mind that if you don’t plan well, they’ll crash.
PdaNet lets users “tether” their cell data connection to a computer so the internet on a laptop can be used without needing to pay day pass rates.
Allows your computer to go online through the Android phone’s Internet connection. Supports USB/Bluetooth DUN. Does not require tether plan or rooting. Mac&PC. Easy and fast! Additional SMS Agent app – send or receive SMS from PC. Free edition limits secure sites. Purchase full edition from http://pdanet.co/buy