Articles tagged “iphone”

Online Travel

Apple and Snap Offer Augmented Reality That Paints a Vision for Travel’s Virtual Future

Augmented reality will remain a seldom-used novelty for at least five years. But brands ignore the tech at their peril. Innovative travel companies may find chances today for cost-effective ad campaigns via the emerging medium.

Apple and Snap Offer Augmented Reality That Paints a Vision for Travel’s Virtual Future

Online Travel

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

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.

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

Online Travel

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

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.

Online Travel

How Kayak Has Transformed Its Mobile App Usability Since 2009

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.

How Kayak Has Transformed Its Mobile App Usability Since 2009

Airlines

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

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.

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

Skift Originals

The American West, interpreted through Instagram

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.

The American West, interpreted through Instagram

Online Travel

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

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.

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

Online Travel

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.

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

Hotels

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.

Online Travel

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.