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198 Awesome iPhone Apps for 2015

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Travel and Maps

There are many ways to get from Point A to Point B. These apps will help you get there. We’ve got plenty of mapping, turn-by-turn navigation, public transit, taxi, and outdoors apps, not to mention a few apps to help you if you’re traveling abroad.

Maps and Turn-by-Turn

Google Maps

Free

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It’s Google. It’s maps are accurate, cover 200+ countries and 100+ million points of interest; this is still the best mapping app available, with voice turn-by-turn navigation included for free.

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Waze

Free

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Why waste time in traffic or pay more than you have to for gas? Waze solves both of these problems by supplying you with access to community-generated real-time traffic info and gas prices.

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iTunes

MotionX GPS Drive

$1

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You’ll find live traffic maps, turn-by-turn voice directions, and active lane guidance in this MotionX app, not to mention social media check-ins, a parking spot meter, and a live compass.

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iTunes

Traveling Abroad

TripIt

$1

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Don’t lose another second of shut eye worrying about the logistics of your next trip because this app will sort your flight details, hotel reservations, and car rentals in chronological order.

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KAYAK PRO

$1

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Kayak is the best place to look up flights because it aggregates nearly every airline and travel site into one clean interface. Its mobile app has almost every feature the website does.

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iTunes

BonJournal

Free

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Chronicle your adventures with this travel journal app that easily uploads your musings and images. You can share with your friends and family over FB and Twitter. It’ll even work offline so you can report from the most remote locales.

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iTunes

Language Translating

iTranslate Voice

$7

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Forget about foreign language dictionaries when you travel. With this app you can get real-time speech-to-speech translations using your iPhone, with support for 36 different languages.

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iTunes

SayHi Translate

$5

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Here’s a pocket interpreter that covers 41 languages. It’s geared toward conversations where each side talks and then the app speaks the translation aloud. It will help you in a bind.

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iTunes

Google Translate

Free

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In Google we trust. This app lets you translate speech, text, handwriting, and even the text in images, and it covers 70+ languages. Talk or type and have the translated results spoken aloud.

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iTunes

Duolingo

Free

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Duolingo is a good way to learn the basics of a language for the excellent price of zero dollars. Add-free, Duolingo currently offers mini-tutorials for 10 languages with fun, game like lesson plans. Before you know it you’ll dream in German.

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iTunes

Public Transit and Taxi

AllSubway

$1

AllSubway

This app is a little ugly, but it’s a great resource. It has subway maps for more than 150 cities around the world. If you’ve ever been to NYC, you’ll know how vital a subway map can be.

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iTunes

Uber

Free

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Book a taxi or a private car direct from your iPhone with this app, keep tabs on where your driver is right now, and handle payment without the need for cash. It also ends the act of tipping.

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iTunes

Transit App

Free

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You can access real-time route options to reach any destination using this app, which draws from various sources to bring you the fastest options, provided you live in a supported city.

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iTunes

Outdoors Apps

MotionX GPS

$1

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If you’re going off-road but want to make it home alive again, you may want to check out the topographical maps and marine charts in this app, which also supports GPS navigation.

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iTunes

SAS Survival Guide

$6

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You’ll find more than 400 pages of text, videos, and photos here, and all of it is designed to help you survive wherever you find yourself, even in some of the harshest environments on earth.

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iTunes

Weather

Dark Sky

$4

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You can get all kinds of information from weather apps but there’s one thing you really want to know: Is it going to rain? Dark Sky gives you word of the sky falling an hour in advance so you don’t step out into a downpour.

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iTunes

Yahoo Weather

Free

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There are tons of weather apps out there, but Yahoo Weather gives you the information that matters most with 5- and 10-day forecasts, placed atop stunning pictures of your location pulled from Flickr.

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iTunes

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