Smartphone App Wrap: Travel, TV, Google, and sports

Smartphone App Wrap: Travel, TV, Google, and sports

Summary: As summer approaches and we start to think about getting out and about, I took a look at apps related to travel, sports, and the new Google I/O launches.

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    Race to the Pennant

    Platform: iOS

    Price: $0.99

    You can also view some key stats in the app and see how your team stacks up with those racing you to the finish.

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    Audible

    Platform: iOS

    Price: Free app, paid subscription

    When you are out and about it isn't always easy or advisable to view your display and read a book. I subscribed to Audible about six months ago and am now hooked on audio books.

    The application works well on my iPhone and even supports the new Whispersync technology that syncs written and audio books through the Kindle service.

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    Audible

    Platform: iOS

    Price: Free app, paid subscription

    You can choose which books in your library to download on your iPhone. You can also control your experience with different taps and swipes on the display.

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Topics: Mobility, Android, iOS, iPhone, Nokia, BlackBerry, Smartphones, Windows Phone

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