Each Tuesday, the CheapOair blog covers travel tech news. Topics
including the latest in travel gadgets that will make your next trip
easier and more enjoyable to new features coming to your favorite
airline will be featured.
So it just made sense to provide a list of some apps that tech loving travelers need to download with their blackberry thumbs before embarking on their next journey.
1) Poynt: This handy app uses GPS technology to help you navigate and find out important information about a new city. Packed with local businesses, restaurants, movies, gas prices, weather information and more, Poynt quickly provides the information travelers need, whenever and wherever they need it.
2) Buzzd: Blackberry's first city guide that displays places real-time popularity based social media sites like Twitter, Foursquare, Gowalla, Yelp & more. Get the low down on what someone thinks of a restaurant you were thinking of checking out or find out if a bar you were planning to visit is too crowded or lame.
3) WeatherBug: Never get caught in the rain again with this app that shows live weather updates (both nearby and international), sever weather alerts, in-depth forecasts, web-cam shots and much more! It's like having a weather station in the palm of your hands.
4) MyAssist: A very cool app that serves as your mobile personal assistant. Staffed by experts in various fields, all you need to do is call upon the app (which is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, anywhere in the world) and you will get a live personal assistant that will work to simply your life and accommodate your needs.
5) WorldMate: Are you someone that travels often? Then this app will make your travel plans much more organized. Just download the app and then email your flight, hotel, and car rental confirmation emails to WorldMate. Then WorldMate will piece together your personal itinerary and sync it up with your Blackberry and on their website. Truly a great way to avoid getting overwhelmed on the go.