After testing thousands of travel apps over the last several years for iPhone, Android and Windows phones here are Ned Levi's ten favorite general travel apps for smartphones which he personally uses regularly.
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Ned Levi has tested thousands of travel apps for both Android and iOS based smartphones. Here's a list of his current top general travel apps for smartphones.
Many business travelers are using iPads for entertainment, touring, and some communication when away from home. Many are now trying to decide if they can leave their business laptops at home while traveling and instead use their iPads for work. Ned Levi examines whether or not that's possible for business travelers, and what hardware and software they might need to accomplish the transition.
Over the last several years in the US, major power outages have occurred due to serious weather activity affecting residents and travelers alike. In many cases, cell phones became "life-lines" for travelers needing rescue and medical assistance during the power outages despite some cellular service interruption, but only if the traveler's cell phone had a charged battery. Ned Levi discusses methods you can use to keep you phone charged while traveling during a power outage.
With tablet mobile devices being used more and more by travelers, Ned Levi examines whether or not they can replace the laptop computer as the primary computing device for travelers, or if for some travelers, the transition to a tablet will have to wait.
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Do you carry a smartphone when you travel? Are you one of the countless travelers who has lost their smartphone while away from home. It happened to Ned Levi when traveling in Egypt last year. Ned has some startling statistics about lost smartphones, and six suggestions to protect your personal and business information on it, in case it's lost or stolen.
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