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Explore Before Departure with Preparture

Preparture Price: Free Rating: [Rating: 5/5] Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com Preparture is a travel app with jaw-dropping capability for all travelers. This incredible app helps users make the most of their time by offering them suggestions of things to do and places to see with any spare time before they need to leave the city. Developed by Preparture Inc., Preparture is a unique way to calculate what you can do with the time that you have before departing. Features Preparture has relatively simple features but the way they are packaged into this neat app easily make it one of the better travel apps available. It requires you to enter in your basic traveling info, such as how you’re departing (plane, train, car, etc.), where you’re departing...

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Your Travels Will be Easier if You Take Along TAKEASY

TAKEASY Translator/Interpreter Price: Free Rating: Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com There are tons of translation services on Google Play. Google Translate is probably the best one, although there are many that offer more accurate translations. When we first found about TAKEASY Translator/Interpreter from Transn Translate, however, we instantly loved the idea. TAKEASY takes language translation to the next level by providing a live human translation service. What’s not to like? Well that’s the ideal but only before we tried the app. Although, in general the app is not bad, there are tons of work that need to be done in order to make this app better. At this moment, it is “so-so”. There are some issues, unstable situations and glitches. Concept...

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Travel the World Without Getting Lost with OsmAnd Maps & Navigation

OsmAnd Maps & Navigation Price: Free Rating: Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com OsmAnd Maps & Navigation is a detailed navigation app for Android devices that takes you well beyond Google Maps. Developed by Osmand, OsmAnd Maps and Navigation (OpenStreetMap Automated Navigation Directions) provides users with free, high quality OpenStreetMap data that is easily accessible and full of features. OsmAnd Maps and Navigation works remarkably well offline as well as online, which makes it an especially suitable app for overseas travel and urban adventurers! Features OsmAnd Maps & Navigation has many of the same features that other navigation apps offer, such as map viewing, turn-by-turn directions, estimated time of arrival, automatic re-routing, various search filters, and more. However, what makes OsmAnd Maps &...

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Fly Past Internet Restrictions with Rocket VPN

Rocket VPN – Free Proxy Shield Price: Free Rating: Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com Rocket VPN is a well-designed and effective virtual private network (VPN) app for Android that allows for anonymous browsing and access to geographically restricted content. Rocket VPN helps give you that essential freedom of online browsing without fear of being monitored, and is great for travelers or those working in foreign countries, Developed by Liquidum Limited, Rocket VPN helps keep you anonymous as you surf the web. Features Rocket VPN’s primary feature is to provide a Virtual Private Network so your internet browsing activity does not appear to be coming from you. It allows you to change your virtual location to get past online government or job firewalls. That is, you’re...

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Vacation Planning – City Guide Makes it Easy to Explore Cities and Discover Attractions

Vacation Planning – City Guide Price: Free Rating: Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com Going on vacation is always fun, but sometimes the most difficult part is planning what you’re going to do while you’re away. Researching destinations and figuring out how to get there can be troublesome, but if you use the right tools you can save a lot of time and potentially discover cool places you wouldn’t otherwise know about. Vacation Planning – City Guide is a terrific brand-new app that’s your all-in-one travel planning tool. The app, by Andev, includes many features such as destination discovery, travel accommodation options, and much more. Concept and Functionality We’ve reviewed plenty of travel apps here on Android Apps Review, so the first...

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Roamer: (Almost) Too Good to be True

Roamer – Cheap calls & roaming SIM app Price: Free Rating: Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com Every now and again, we run across an application that seems a little . . .too good to be true. Roamer is just such a title. Put simply, it claims it will let you travel the world while retaining your local telephone number: and all while costing you essentially the same amount as your local rate. Now, we’re not the most skeptical of people, but that seems downright unhealthy. In some way, we almost couldn’t believe it. But lo and behold, Roamer offers everything it claims and more! We had no problem setting up Roamer and the results were downright breath-taking. If that’s...

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The London Pass: It’s a Black Cab’s worth of Knowledge

The London Pass Price: Free Rating: Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com   London, it should come as no surprise, is a rather large town. In fact, as a bustling world trade center with the distinction of being one of only a handful of world-class cities, it can be downright intimidating. So before you pack up a suitcase and head off for your holiday, make sure you grab The London Pass from Oakley Mobile Ltd. in the Google Play Store. The London Pass is an excellent introduction to London and serves as the perfect companion to any day out in that wonderful city. It offers a wealth of information, as well as a sort of digital security blanket for the anxious...

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Greater Toronto Area News Keeps Locals and Visitors in the Know

Price: Free Rating: Greater Toronto Area News Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com Toronto is a bustling town. There’s always something going on, and if the streets themselves are a little quiet—they never are—then there’s something happening within the politics of the town: looking at you, Rob Ford. But with all the good and the bad that happens inside the city limits, it can sometimes be a real challenge to stay on top of current events. What’s the solution? Simply pop open Greater Toronto Area News, and the vast majority of the hard work has been taken care of for you. The app serves as an aggregator, compiling information from a variety of local sources into one single pane of...

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Travel on the Cheap with TriToGo

 Price: Free Rating: TriToGo – Compare Travel Prices Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com TriToGo, developed by Filippo Martin, is a travel price comparison service available as a website and an app similar to a number of others that let you find the cheapest costs for traveling expenses (flights, car rentals, and hotels). Ever find yourself debating with your pals about how cheap (or expensive) it really is to fly around the world? Or how much hotel rooms cost? TriToGo helps you get the best prices by giving you the information you need, when you need it! Features TriToGo allows you to search for the cheapest flights, hotels, and car rentals around the world in a simple, easy-to-use search. It requires an active wifi or...

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Perfect Your Commute with City Transit – TripGo

 Price: Free Rating: City Transit – TripGo Android Game Review by AndroidAppsReview.com City Transit – TripGo, developed by SkedGo is a tremendously useful Android app for getting around town. City Transit – TripGo is perfect for anyone who uses public transportation. Whether you live in an urban area and don’t have a car, or maybe you’re environmentally-conscious and do your best to minimize your carbon footprint, while at the same time need to get somewhere on time. Similar to Google Maps’ Transit, but much more practical and easy to use, City Transit easily routes you to your destination. Features This useful app enables you to find the cheapest, fastest, and most environmentally-friendly way to get from point A to point B (as well...

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Go Where It Suits Your Mood With Foci

 Price: Free Rating: Foci Android Game Review by AndroidAppsReview.com Foci is a unique and interesting Android app that lets you colorfully rate and view geocentric and event information from different content sources in one easy-to-access geosocial app. Features Developed by Foci, this app primarily features the ability for you to use different colors for the emotional descriptions of a locale. Whether that is joy, trust, fear, surprise, sadness, disgust, anger, or interest, Foci lets you attach this “emotional” description to a place. Foci has a rating system where you can choose to rate events and places according to your likes or dislikes. Since Foci is a geosocial app, it also lets you follow people and see their marked places in which...

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Translator for Android Is Great for Travelers and Students Alike

Price: Free Rating: Translator Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com When it comes to overcoming communication barriers, whether you’re traveling abroad or studying a new language in school, having the right tools makes all the difference. Translator, developed by Juegos Gratis, is a free app for Android that lets users translate words and phrases with ease and would be valuable language aid for travelers and students alike. Concept and Functionality Translator aims to provide users with a quick and easy way to translate languages from the comfort of their Android device. While many translation apps are stuffed with extra features, Translator is pretty straightforward. To use Translator, simply enter the word or phrase you want to translate in the text box at the...

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WiFi Analyzer and Surveyor: Prospecting for WiFi is Now Fun and Informative

Price: Free Rating: WiFi Analyzer and Surveyor Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com If you had asked us a week ago if we’d enjoy an application designed to provide us with detailed, intricate looks at our surrounding WiFi networks, we would have said no: After all, that sounds tedious at best.  Then WiFi Analyzer and Surveyor , from ManageEngine, wandered into our lives, changing everything. WiFi Analyzer and Surveyor not only provides a visually stunning way to get incredible amounts of information on your local networks, it somehow manages to make the whole thing geeky levels of fun. If that’s got your interested piqued, then head on down below the break for our final word on this unique, data-mining app!  Concept and...

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Easily Inspect Your Engine with Check Car Engine

Price: Free Rating: Check Car Engine Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com One of the simplest parts of vehicle maintenance is getting your oil changed every several thousand miles. Change it and forget about it, right? Well, Check Car Engine by Softomas is here to say the oil in your engine can tell you a lot more than you think. Concept and Functionality The core concept behind Check Car Engine is that you take a drop of oil from your fully-warmed engine, drop it on a piece of white paper, and take a photo of that paper. There are two versions of the app, a standard version and a Pro version (the one used for this review), and the key...

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Find What You Need Locally With Driveopedia

Price: Free Rating: Driveopedia Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com Driveopedia, from Updatein Labs, offers a brilliantly good-looking way to look for just about any local attraction with only a few taps of a button. It’s sleek, solid and endlessly rewarding. It isn’t without its faults, but if you’re looking for a local search tool to make your heart happy, it’ll do the trick. The core idea behind Driveopedia is based around a single need. What if you want to look for a restaurant nearby, but aren’t sure how to go about it? Or maybe you need a gas station, and quickly? No matter what you’re after, there’s a way to get to it, and Driveopedia will help you do...

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EasyBiz plus Mileage Tracker Makes Tracking Expenses Easy

Price: $0.99 Rating: EasyBiz Plus Mileage Tracker Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com EasyBiz Plus Mileage Tracker, developed by EasyBiz, is a mileage tracker that’s designed for casual and heavy duty users alike. Whether you drive a company car or do occasional charity work, if you need to track your mileage expenses EasyBiz Plus Mileage Tracker is a great option and certainly worth checking out. Concept and Functionality EasyBiz Plus Mileage Tracker was last reviewed here on AndroidAppsReview.com, and the app has come a long way since then. To use the app, you have to do a bit of setup in order to establish basics for accurate reporting. This includes entering in the price of gas (per gallon) and how many miles...

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Driveopedia: Local Searches Made Easy (and Beautiful)

Price: Free Rating: Driveopedia Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com Because of what we do, we tend to spend a whole lot of time out there on the road. This means long car rides are just part of our makeup now, as are constant stops for food, entertainment, and so forth. But even when we’re at home, we like to get out and explore. Is there an application that can easily help us do both?  Why, of course! Driveopedia, from Updatein Labs, offers a brilliantly good-looking way to look for just about any local attraction with only a few taps of a button. It’s sleek, solid and endlessly rewarding. It isn’t without its faults, but if you’re looking for a...

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Easily Find Great Places and Share Your Wanderings With Trover

Price: Free Rating: Trover Android Game Review by AndroidAppsReview.com Is there anything worse than wanderlust? With its powerful pull, yanking you out of the office and onto the open road. Calling you to get out of the cubicle and throw your money to the wind. It’s a powerful force, and if you’re like us, you have to keep it in check—or else you’ll find yourself in a tent with no money but lots of photos.  To keep you on the straight and narrow, try using Trover, from a company by the same name, for the Android platform. The app makes it easier than ever to see cool things around you, and around the globe: Without leaving your armchair!  For...

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Your Cyprus Holiday Is the Perfect Companion App for Your Trip

Price: Free Rating: Your Cyprus Holiday Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com Maintaining balance while on vacation can be an incredibly difficult thing to do. Naturally you want to visit everything your destination has to offer, but at the same time you don’t want to be overwhelmed and worn out during your trip. Apps that aim to provide you with useful information about your vacation spot are a must-have for any vacationer. Your Cyprus Holiday, developed by Stephen Malcolm, is a fantastic companion app for Android that’s an essential part of any visit to Cyprus. Concept and Functionality The goal of Your Cyprus Holiday is to help you find key points of interest in Cyprus quickly and easily without missing out...

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Momondo: Travelers’ Ultimate Flight Source

Price: Free Rating: momondo Cheap Flights & Hotels Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com Looking for an app that can help you find the cheapest and shortest duration flight while allowing you to book the flight and hotel you want at the same time? Then the momondo app from developer Momondo, the creators of the flight comparison site www.momondo.com, is just the perfect app for you! Features Imagine an app that combines search results of over 700 various travel and flight websites to provide you with the best results on flights possible. That is exactly what momondo does and is the absolute  go-to app for those who are travel aficionados or are frequent flyers. Begin your search with simply enter in...

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Travel Itch Lite: Travel Bugs Unite

Price: Free Rating: Travel Itch Lite Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com Do you love to travel and showcase all of the cool and unique places you have been to? Want to see what places you might be missing out on? Then Travel Itch Lite app from developer Stockton App Foundry is just the perfect app for you! Features Travel Itch Lite challenges avid traveler and also those new to traveling to participate in the ultimate around the world competition. Every time you travel and visit a new continent, city, or popular landmark, the app centers on your geographical location and allows you check off on your virtual destination checklist that you have been to that specific place. Earn points towards...

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Smart PDF Scanner for your docs and receipts on the go

Price: Free Rating: Smart PDF Scanner for your docs and receipts on the go Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com Even though advancements in technology have taken us far beyond the use of paper in many situations, there are still times when it’s necessary, or just makes sense, to make use of printers and scanners. For example, suppose you are out on a business trip and you have a really important paper or receipt that you need to scan. What do you do?  That’s an example of when Smart PDF Scanner, from Softxpert, Inc., comes to the rescue. Features: This usefulness of this application has been recognized by the CES Mobile Apps Showdown judges and it has also won a People’s...

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EasyBiz: Route Logger Records Trips with Ease

Price: $0.99 Rating: EasyBiz: Route Logger Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com Have you ever needed to track your trips for company expense reimbursement or other reasons? How about the tedious calculation that come along with manually calculating miles per gallon and miles drive, plus gas costs? EasyBiz: Route Logger for Android, from BizMileApp is a simple, GPS-drive app that will take care of all that for you, and all for free. So if these capabilities sound good to you, come with me as I check it out . Features Basically, EasyBiz: Route Logger allows you to quickly and conveniently track your trips, then calculate the cost needed to reimburse you based on miles per gallon of your vehicle and gasoline prices. To do...

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Beat the Storm with Weather Route

Price: Free Rating: Weather Route Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com Want to know how the weather is wherever your travels and plans take you, and every step of the way? Then the Weather Route app from developer Voyage Games LLC is just the app for you! Features The Weather Route app allows any user to view and be informed about weather conditions and updated status. It is the ultimate app for people who are planning a trip where knowing the weather along the way is very important (think motorcycle ride or long bicycle trip), or are traveling around areas that happen to have extreme changes in weather conditions often. Just plug in the “to” and “from” locations of your...

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Apps by Place Attempts to Find Apps Relevant to a Location

Price: Free Rating: Apps by Place Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com Apps by Place, developed by Ievgenii Lebid, promises to help users find popular apps based on their geographic location. The results are somewhat accurate and it seems the smaller the area you’re searching for the better the results. So it’s a decent way to find local apps but you may have to sift through the search results to find the app you want. Concept and Functionality Why would an app like Apps by Place be such a great tool? For one, there are plenty of great local apps that are buried under the popularity of others, making it nearly impossible to find them unless you specifically search for...

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5 Cool (and Free!) Android Apps for Your Holiday Road Trip

Nearly 44 million Americans are expected to head out for the 2013 holiday season, says AAA. By train, plane or car, the roads and sky will be full of unprepared people. Don’t be one of them. Check out these travel apps for your Android phone or tablet before you hit the trail. If you’re new to the Android world and are looking for a smartphone, consider how you’ll use the device. When browsing through sites such as T-Mobile.com, examine the sizes and special features. Any Android phone will run these apps, but if your phone is too big or too complicated to use, you won’t enjoy using it to enhance your travel adventure. TripIt Travel Organizer Start your trip...

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Always Know Where Your Phone Is with Mobile Tracking

Price: Free Rating: Mobile Tracking Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com Looking for an app that will help you keep track of where your phone is at all times? How about multiple devices at the same time? Then the Mobile Tracking app from developer Autoleaders is just the app for you! Features  Think of the Mobile Tracking app as your personal device GPS tracking system. This app grants you the capability to track and monitor your device and its geographical standing any time of the day. In addition, you can view the device’s tracking history up to six months in the past. We imagine that in certain business (and other) situations this historical record can be quite valuable. Additional functions such...

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Cabbage for Android: Sounds Like Vegetables, Works Like Magic

Price: Free Rating: Cabbage Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com Do you use cabs on a frequent basis? If so, then let us regale you with a few of their most memorable attributes: The overly expensive fees that aren’t discussed before hand, the scary cab drivers, the terrible driving, and the confusion over basic directions. Sound about right? If you’re tired of all that noise, then boy have we got a recommendation for you. The app is called Cabbage, from Coupon s.r.o., and it’s a phenomenal way to avoid all the pain and struggle of that traveling experience. For those who live in a heavily populated city—and use cabs like most people use water—the app may just be the saving...

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Place Locator: Wait . . . Why Am I Here Again?

Price: $0.99 Rating: Place Locator Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com Place Locator, from PayneAttayne, is an exiting new way to track your progress around town and save interesting spots for later. If you’ve ever wanted to ensure you’ve always got a competent map of your surroundings—and one created by you no less—then there’s no app we can recommend better than Place Locator. And with a sweet one dollar price tag attached, it’s a great bargain, too. For our full review, you need only to  click that juicy play button! Android Apps Review Details: Place Locator is FREE. This app requires Android 1.6 and up. A small expedite fee was paid to speed up the publication of this review. You can download it now...

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PhraseBox Pro: Take the Languages of the World With You

Price: $6.00 Rating: PhraseBox Pro Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com Do you plan on traveling abroad in the near future? Do you want to ensure you’ve got a convenient means of communicating with the locals (If you’re going to Europe, just speak English, you lazy sods you!) Kidding aside, being on top of the local language is a good way to enhance your travel experience, which is why we’re bringing you a full review of PhraseBox Pro, from Planetinpocket, today. The app offers a convenient way to keep a foreign language close at hand, and though it won’t teach you to be a fluent speaker, it’s still miles ahead of being ignorant. And with that, you’ll find our full...

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Geotag Pics with Photo Earth on Android

Price: Free Rating: Photo Earth Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com Ever wanted to have an app dedicated to geotagging your photos? How about Photo Earth, from developer Penguincape? This new app, available on Android for devices running 2.2 or later, is also free on Google Play. Features The concept of geotagging your images is quite simple: GPS coordinates, relating to a specific locale, are added to the properties of a photo. Thus, one can view where a photo was taken by looking at the GPS geotag coordinates. Some cameras do this by default, but in case you would like to do so through an app, Photo Earth offers it. Simply load or take the photos you want and tap...

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Android Augmented Reality in British Columbia with The Visible City

Price: $1.00 Rating: The Visible City: Written Android App Review The Visible City is a new way to explore the history in Vancouver, British Columbia. Using the latest in augmented reality technology, this app from the fantastic Museum of Vancouver offers a free route to historical adventure on Android. Features Have you experienced ‘augmented reality’ yet? If you live in the Vancouver, BC area, or are planning to visit that metropolis anytime soon, give AR a shot with The Visible City app. This app, using GPS location data, maps, audio and, of course, AR, allows you to virtually explore the history of Vancouver, B.C.It includes two virtual guided walking tours through Granville Street and Chinatown/Hasting Street, both important historical...

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Pinpoint Your Location With GeoLog

Price: Free GeoLog: Android Apps Written Review Looking for an app that will provide you with thorough location details and let you create “geophotos” all in one? Then the GeoLog app from developer SITIS is just the app for you! Features: The purpose of the GeoLog app is to provide the user a calculation of the coverage of a particular site they visit by utilizing information, sensor data, and log files that are saved on to the user’s device. To begin recording a new log, simply tap on the “Start” icon. When placing the device in your pocket, make sure that the device is  positioned up and down, not horizontally. When taking photos, your camera should be facing the...

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Make Faded Signals a Thing of the Past with Auto Signal Recovery Free

Price: Free Auto Signal Recovery Free: Written Android App Review Do you have a frequent problem with faded signals or lost calls? Auto Signal Recovery Free app from developer emik makes it possible for a phone to reconnect to the signal on an elective timing schedule or to connect automatically, so this may just be the app for you! Features When you initially load the Auto Signal Recovery Free app, you will be prompted to allow various settings such as displaying status bar, recovery signal messaging, screen unlocked recovery, number of bars setting, automatic signal recovery, vibration notifications, screen lock settings, timing out of service, and time interval settings. With the “Display Status Bar” function you can have the...

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Checkin Reminder: Never Lose a Check-In Again

Price: Free Rating: Checkin Reminder: Written Android App Review If you’re like us, then you use your smartphone for about two or three things: Phone calls, texting, and check-ins. In fact, we may just about use our phone’s for FourSquare more than we do anything else. But, that still doesn’t mean we remember to add our tallies up every time we go out on the town. Thankfully, there’s a little application from Link Team for Android called Checkin Reminder that wants to make our FourSquare lives a little easier. It’s a quick and simple way to ensure you never lose out on a check-in ever again, and it’s completely free. If that has your interest piquing, then continue on...

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Travel with Ease with iSayHello Communicator Pro

Price: $4.73 iSayHello Communicator Pro: Written Android Apps Review Do you travel a lot, whether for business or pleasure? Want to know how to say some thing in another language instantly? Then the iSayHello Communicator Pro app from developer ADMOVI GmbH is just the app for you! Features When you initially load iSayHello Communicator Pro, you will be prompted to select one of the two options from the main menu: “Communicator” and “Travel Dictionary”. Now with the “Communicator” option, you can select the country language that you want to begin the communication with by tapping on the flag icon and picking from the pop up window. The same thing goes when you are selecting the language for the communication...

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