Technical Labor Day

No Excuses! I slacked off this week and I didn't get a full episode recorded. However, I am excited to announce that I have some great high-quality episodes in the works leading into the end of the year.

In this episode I list a dozen or so apps that I highly recommend you give a download and try out while traveling locally by car or flying somewhere as well as some apps to use while at your destination.

Getting There

- Travel by car: Waze - uses Google Maps and adds some helpful features to your travel maps, including police and accident locations as we traffic congestion and nearest gas stations

- Travel by Air: App In The Air - free app for importing your airline information. Will help you keep on time with travel updates for when you should be at the airport, checked-in, through security and boarding. Will even help you communicate and get all your text messages while traveling internationally.

- Tracking Family: Life360 - a great app to use to track family and friends temporarily while on travel. If you need to have a car in your motorcade drop off for a while, no big deal because they will be able to see where you end up during the whole duration of your trip.

One the Way

Field Trip - Learn about history and fun tips in your current location
Ingress - Pick a side and stick with them to battle around the world for property and landmarks.
Pokemon Go! - Gotta catch them all... That's all I'll say about that one.

Where to eat

Yelp - discover great locations and venues for activities, food, and drink
Swarm - Make every place you eat or visit a game and earn rewards for doing so.
Foursquare - My personal favorite. Find shops, restaurants, and venues in your location and they the best tips from those who have been there before.

Making memories

Prisma - Artificial Intelligence for your photos. Turn every photo you take on vacation into a fun work of art.
Snapchat - Use fun holiday and location filters to add some spice to sharing your fun weekend pictures with family and friends.
Google Photos - You are going to need a place to backup all the amazing photos you take so do me a favor and listen to this week's Tech Tuesday Tech Short and learn about Google Photos and why you need to be using it.



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