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iPads on Planes? In-Flight Ban on Portable Electronic Devices Under Review

By SHANNON KELLY

The dream of using your smartphone or iPad on planes to browse the Web during long runway delays could become a reality—at least in the U.S—as the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reviews aircraft policies on portable electronic devices. (more…)

Travel Tip of the Day

Got a camera phone? Use it: Take a photo of your room number, your rental car and license plate, parking lot locator number, and anything else you might forget while out and about.

Google Maps Go Offline for Android Users

By SHANNON KELLY

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Google is on fire this week. First it launches Flight Search for Canadians, then it announces that its maps will be available offline for Android users. (more…)

Our 5 Favourite Free Mobile Weather Apps

By SHANNON KELLY

“Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it.”

—Mark Twain

Weather is one of those great equalizers: it affects everyone, everywhere. So it stands to reason that there are tons (heaps and piles, actually) of weather apps to choose from. We’ve waded through to find our favourites for Canadian travellers.

See the app reviews. »

Want to Avoid Canadian Roaming Fees? Turn Off Your Phone

Better Than the Best Travel Inventions of All Time

New Way for Canadians to Save on Wireless Bills in the U.S.

5 Travel Apps You Need for 2012

5 Reasons Mobile Devices Will Dominate Travel in 2012

Travel and iPad Go Together

5 Smartphone Photo Tips

7 Ways to Keep Your Phone Bill Low While Travelling