List of Helpful Android Travel Apps

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#1 Mar 15th, 2014, 23:41
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Looking for any Helpful Android Travel Apps that you may have used while travelling for my own personal use. Can you please provide the name of the app below in android which have helped you when you travel?
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Facebook
Spotify
Skype
Flickr
Amazon kindle

These are the ones I've used most.
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Sygic --- GPS Maps and navigation.
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Indiarailifo.com
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GoanGoan......here & there..Goa
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Skype is a smash hit. But, some people say Viber? is more useful. Mapmyindia should be useful but not yet passed the learning curve. I'll try Nick's suggestion..
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It's not free, though --- and if you have an always-on data connection, you might be just as happy with Google Maps.
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Originally Posted by Fing Fang View Post Facebook / Spotify / Skype / Flickr / Amazon kindle / These are the ones I've used most.
Fing Fang, did you use a tablet? smart phone? netbook? laptop? to access all those apps whilst travelling in India? Or internet cafes?

I highly recommend a free App available for iOS and Android called Triposo. I used it a lot in Japan last year. It downloads maps for off-line use, and I used it in the narrow streets of Gion, Kyoto with the help of GPS and never got lost. There is a dedicated India version with info for all the major metros.
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I am using an Asus tablet. Cant comment any further because I am a technophobe. I have only discovered spotify in the last 2 days. Before I used YouTube, but couldNT listen to music and browse at the same time.
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Okay thanks. How did you post those long travel diaries? Did you use the virtual keyboard or an external attached keyboard?
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I am just using the touch screen keyboard. Have to be careful with the auto correct, its a bit dodgy. Otherwise no different to using an iPhone.
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Originally Posted by edwardseco View Post Skype is a smash hit. But, some people say Viber? is more useful.
Skype has gone down ever since Balmer touched it - Just like the eclipse of Nokia Viber is cross-platform app pretty straightforward.

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Originally Posted by ViShVa View Post a free App available for iOS and Android called Triposo. I used it a lot in Japan last year.
Triposo is decent app.
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I used wikisherpa, which downloads content from wikivoyage and wikitravel to your device. Its a decent alternative guide to the standard guidebooks.

I also found a India holidays and festival app to be very useful, although the dates were usually off by one or two days because of calendar variations.

Google maps has changed the way i travel and explore. I've discovered a lot of great places i would have otherwise missed.

Tripadvisor reviews are sketchy when it comes to hotels and restaurants, but the "places to visit" are often reviewed by local tourists and are full of helpful advice and information.

Convertbee was useful for converting currency, temperature, distance, etc.

I downloaded Google Translate and the offline Hindi translator, but have not found it useful.
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I use these:

India Travel Guide by Triposo - Its not comprehensive, but its a quick reference point for many interesting places.
Meetup - The app of Meetup.com - Helps of find local meetups if you are interested in that sort of thing.
Settle Up - Helps to keep track of spending when traveling on a cost sharing basis with someone.
Maps With Me - Offline Maps - Quite useful esp. while driving.
M-Indicator - For navigating around Mumbai, India.
Money Lover - To Keep track of expenses. This is a very good app.

Hope this helps.
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Nobody has admitted to 'candy crush saga' yet!

I have just downloaded Google translate, need to add the Chinese language, and also get maps with me.
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