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AT&T

AT&T drops data rates for international roaming; still costs an arm, but you can keep a leg

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AT&T has made some changes to its Data Global Add-On packages. Beginning tomorrow, June 1, AT&T will unveil a new tier of data packages for subscribers who travel outside of the United States. These ar…

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Android Apps

Google+ Local adds Zagat and local recommendations, available in Maps for Android

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Google+ is slowly swallowing whole or integrating with the many services of Google. The latest hook comes in Google+ Local, a new feature that finds places to visit based on a user’s location, friends&#…

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Android App Reviews

CoPilot GPS offers free directions and POI search in offline map. Turn-by-turn navigation sold separately.

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Google Maps is the premiere navigation Android app on Android, but it’s not the only one. A handful of worthy alternatives exist, especially in places where Maps is sometimes unreliable or incomplete,…

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Travel

Google Maps adds indoor Street View and directions, grabs local Google Offers deals

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Google Maps for Android now tells you where to go even when you’re inside a building. The 6.7 update now available in Google Play provides the option for Maps users to get directions within certain facili…

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Android App Reviews

PlaceMe is the always-on location memorizer you never asked for [App Reviews]

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Location awareness is a common theme of many apps released in the past few years. But while most of these apps in some way or another are about discovering locales worth exploring, PlaceMe concerns itself only w…

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Android Apps

Android Apps Alert #93: 5 great Android apps to download

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At the end of every week, Androinica.com chronicles the best Android apps and games that were released recently. These recommendations are a recap of great Android games and apps that you should try out. Click…

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Travel

London Underground now providing live updates on Google Maps

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The 2012 Olympic Games in London are right around the corner, and the transportation many attendees will use just got a Google Maps update. Google announced today that it is bringing real time service alerts fo…

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Travel

Google Maps serves up 30 billion miles of navigation, adds new shortcuts, transit choice, and maps for hi-res screens

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Google Maps 6.5 is available in the Android Market. The latest version of Google’s beloved turn-by-turn navigation app now looks better on high pixel density phones thanks to a “cleaner, faster…

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Car

Chevy GogoLink pairs Spark, Sonic cars and phones for navigation, calls, and media control

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Chevrolet has reinforced its place in the smartphone-meets-automobile world with Gogolink, an app and service that connects phones and in-car displays via Bluetooth or USB. Using the MyLink “infota…

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Android App Reviews

The Best Apps for Android Travelers

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Since I started going to tech conferences to see Android apps and devices up-close, I’ve spent a great deal of time on planes, trains, and automobiles. Those travels have often put me out of town and my com…

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Android App Reviews

Waze adds Foursquare and Yelp, new look to Android navigation app

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The Waze Android GPS app has a new look and a new live integration with social apps to better connect with events and happenings in an area. The just-announced Waze 3.0 update has stripped down to a more minimalis…

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Travel

Airbnb finds short-term homes & room rentals – all from your Android [App Reviews]

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Finding a quality hotel room is never easy to do, so imagine how tough it must be for someone trying to find an apartment or home to rent for a short period. An increasing number of people have turned to a service cal…

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Travel

Google Maps 6.0 puts indoor maps & ICS look on your Android device

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The latest version of Google Maps for Android takes the typically outdoor science of mapping and brings it indoors. Google Maps 6.0 provides floor plans for select buildings in the United States and Japan. So…

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Android Apps

Android Apps Alert #76: Tablet apps, trips, and zombies for everybody! Edition

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Friday is Apps Day at Androinica.com. At the end of each week, we take a look at the press releases, review requests, tips, and many visits spent to the Android Market while watching trashy TV reality shows, all i…

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Android App Reviews

Hipmunk Android app adds Agony-free option for flight search

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Hipmunk, the lesser-known but arguably better than the other travel websites, has released its Android app. Developed by a self-described Android “fanboy” hired by the company for the sole pur…

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