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App Attack #012: Traveler's Special

App Attack #012: Traveler's Special



App Attack #012: Traveler's Special

App Attack #012: Traveler's Special

Everyone travels on a daily basis, regardless of whether it is by public transport or your own vehicle. More than often, we get caught up in massive jams. Other times, we have our patience tested waiting for the next bus arrival. Don't worry as our traveler's apps will hopefully alleviate some of these nagging problems. 


Cab@SG

Price: Free
Category: Travel & Local
Platforms: Apple iOS / Google Android
There are days when we wake up and realized that we are late for work. We also know that the trains and the buses will not get you there in time based on their notorious track records. With Cab@SG, you do not need to worry as it provides you with a list of taxi companies in Singapore. With a single tap, you can call and book a taxi immediately. 

  


ShowNearby

Price: Free
Category: Travel & Local
Platforms: Apple iOS / BlackBerry / Google Android / 

Looking for a one-stop location-based service app that has almost virtually all the information around you? You will not go wrong with ShowNearby, a leading location-based service provider in Singapore. ShowNearby has a comprehensive list of points of interests such as ATM, cinemas and bus stops. You can check out the bus stops in the area and what buses are available. Tap on the bus number to see the estimated time of arrival. You can even book a cab with the app. Drivers also can use ShowNearby to check for ERPs in the vicinity.

 


iChangi

Price: Free
Category: Travel & Local
Platforms: Apple iOS / BlackBerry / Google Android / Windows Phone 7 

Feeling lost in Changi Airport? Download the iChangi app and you will be a walking Information Counter for your family members and friends. The iChangi app displays flight times, departure gates, shopping and dining information. Besides allowing you to check the day's flight schedules, you have the option to view the day before and after. After keying in the flight information, iChangi will provide live updates to your home screen.

 


Google Maps

Price: Free
Category: Travel & Local
Platforms: Apple iOS / BlackBerry / Google Android / Windows Phone 7

When it comes to location-based services, Google Maps is one of the top choices that comes to the mind. You can easily search for local businesses, get driving, train or walking directions. Besides providing an estimate of the time taken to reach the destination, Google Maps will tell you the distance between your current location and your destination. For Android users, you can enjoy the cool 3D-mapping of Orchard Area. 

 


SG Traffic Cam

Price: Free
Category: Travel & Local
Platforms: Google Android 

Drivers, this is a must-have for your Android phone. Before driving off, check out SG Traffic Cam for the latest updates on traffic conditions on the expressways and Causeway. The app relies on LTA's network of traffic cameras to check the traffic conditions on the various expressways. A single tap on the expressway that you are planning to use will reveal a still image taken a few minutes ago. With SG Traffic Cam app, you will not be caught in a traffic jam along the expressway anymore.