We’ve noticed a couple of things when searching for recommendations for good apps to use on holiday. First that many are aimed at helping you plan or organise a trip, but are of limited use when you get there, and second that many need a steady internet connection, which unless you want to pay expensive … Continue reading Top 5 Free Holiday Apps
Much as I love the UK, getting from A to B can be a panic inducing frenzy, so anything to alleviate the pain of commuting is welcomed with open arms. Building on the success of London Bus Checker, comes UK Bus Checker, a clever little app that brings bus travel kicking and screaming into the … Continue reading UK Bus Checker iPhone app review
We love a good bag here at LG Towers. It’s all well and good being able to curl on an sofa and get your geek on (there’s a chiptune Missy Elliot remix of that floating around I’d wager) but it’s as much fun to take your geek to the streets with all manner of swaddling … Continue reading Vaude PETros and Rails: Taking your gadgets safely from A to B
Long gone are the days when travellers and backpackers, unsure of where the next hotel might be, precariously ‘chanced their chocolates’ in entering a dark, dingy and eerie-looking inn down some alleyway in Outer Mongolia to get their head down for the night. Thanks to ebooker’s new Hotel iPad app, for travellers on the go, … Continue reading Ebooker’s Hotel iPad app: No more chancing your chocolates
“The limits of my language are the limits of my world”, said Ludwig Wittgenstein. And back in the early 20th century, he was right. As technology moves on, however, there’s an iPhone app that’s perfect for the holiday season and ready to tear down the language barrier: Worlddictionary. Using the iPhone’s camera and optical character … Continue reading Worlddictionary iPhone app review
It used to be great fun being a tourist. I have many fond memories of being in some dark and distant city pouring over a map in a local bar trying to work out where I was and where on earth I was going to find the attraction I was looking for. The simple drama … Continue reading Viator app makes finding something to do around the world a breeze.
If you go camping, boating or fishing, or indeed need a light at the bottom of the garden, the low-energy ultra-bright LED Bright Light Ranger lamp has been designed for you. Now don’t think this a torch that you can slip in your pocket – it’s a bigger piece of kit – around the size … Continue reading Review: Bright Light Ranger and Eton Scorpion
Here’s a thought. Instead of just idly staring out of a window on your next trip thinking about all the things you could be doing instead of just sitting staring out of the window, you could be calculating what goodies you’ve earned as each mile passes by. Samsonite knows a thing or two about luggage. … Continue reading Samsonite’s new app clocks up the miles