Articles tagged “iphone”

Apple’s New iPhone Push Notification Tweaks Could Help Travel Brands

Apple’s New iPhone Push Notification Tweaks Could Help Travel Brands

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Despite the hype, Apple is merely playing catch-up to Android by rolling out new tools for fine-tuning app notifications. But it's still good news for the many users of business travel apps on Apple devices.

1 year ago

How the iPhone Changed the Way We Travel for Better or Worse

How the iPhone Changed the Way We Travel for Better or Worse

Colin Nagy, Skift

The hardware and evolving software on the iPhone removed friction for travelers in immeasurable ways. It also created friction. The iPhone beckons us whenever we have an idle moment, forcing us to miss some of the things that make travel, particularly solo travel, so beautiful.

2 years ago

iPhone 6 Sale Attracts Vacationers Throughout the World

iPhone 6 Sale Attracts Vacationers Throughout the World

Tim Higgins, Doni Bloomfield and Cornelius Rahn , Bloomberg

Shopping is always a big tourist draw, and the iPhone 6 fits right in. We can't remember this for Blackberrys, though.

5 years ago

The New iPhones 5S and 5C: What’s New and What’s Old

The New iPhones 5S and 5C: What’s New and What’s Old

Anick Jesdanun, Associated Press

The new iPhones, 5S and 5C, both have a lot better cameras with lots of new features for better photos and videos. Expect better quality travel pics being shared across social networks.

6 years ago

How Kayak Has Transformed Its Mobile App Usability Since 2009

How Kayak Has Transformed Its Mobile App Usability Since 2009

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Priceline is no slouch when it comes to mobile, but it tapped Kayak as an acquisition target in part because of Kayak's mobile expertise.

6 years ago

Airline groups split on in-flight mobile use, not enough data on interference

Airline groups split on in-flight mobile use, not enough data on interference

Alan Levin, Bloomberg

Retailers and the public pushing for in-flight mobile use dismiss pilots’ accounts of radio waves significantly interfering with systems. The FAA can’t afford to ignore such accounts and then deal with the blowback should any accidents that occur as a result.

6 years ago

The American West, interpreted through Instagram

The American West, interpreted through Instagram

Rafat Ali, Skift

Whatever your views about "iPhonenography" or Instagram as as a creative expression -- I've always called Instagram "Instacrap" -- the value of these tools will never match the judgement of the eye behind them, and you have to appreciate the purity of that purpose.

7 years ago

Roadtrippers launches an iPhone companion app just in time for holiday travel

Roadtrippers launches an iPhone companion app just in time for holiday travel

Samantha Shankman, Skift

The ultimate success of Roadtrippers depends on its mobile apps and although a companion app is a step in the right direction, it’ll need full trip planning capabilities to take off with today’s mobile travelers.

7 years ago

Street View debuts on Google’s mobile web app for iPhones and iPads today

Street View debuts on Google’s mobile web app for iPhones and iPads today

Google must have a mighty big ego right now as users continue to go out of their way to use its web app over Apple’s native iOS app while also proving that product quality outweighs platform.

7 years ago

Why forward-thinking hotels really dislike the new iPhone

While the new port size is an annoyance to hotels that have invested in clock radios with iPod/iPhone docks, many of them already have in-jacks to appease travelers who use other devices.

7 years ago

Mashable recommends 15 iPhone apps for easier, more efficient travel

These apps range somewhere between super useful, like XE Currency’s converter and Wi-Fi Finder, to frivolous tech luxuries like tracking your travel buddies by GPS and turning photos into postcards.

7 years ago

7 years ago