The season for traveling is nigh and people are already planning their magnificent trips to various exotic, or non-exotic, rustic locations across the world. Since we’re in the age of technology and smartphones, and iOS users are looking for apps that they’ll find useful during their trips, we came up with the idea to present you with the Top 5 iOS travel apps for the Summer of 2015. Now don’t exit this article because you’re sick of hearing about TripAdvisor, TripIt, Entrain, MiFlight, Tipulator and the likes. No, this time around our top 5 iOS travel apps are a bit, let’s say different. These iOS travel apps aren’t for finding routes and rides, because Google Maps is most likely already in your library and you are familiar with Uber. These top 5 iOS travel apps are for making your trips memorable and helping you keep up with your work-life if necessary.
We’ve selected the top 5 iOS travel apps based on how fun and useful they can be, especially in a time where smartphone photography has taken off incredibly well. These iOS travel apps will help you create your own scrapbook, right on your phone, and use the random snapshots that you take to create true-to-life memories that you will be able to share with your family or review in a couple of years and say: good thing I had that app! You probably won’t say that, but hey, these top 5 iOS travel apps will definitely become favorites in the long run. What’s more is that all these apps are new, released in the last few weeks, so they’re optimized for iOS 8 and work well with social media, so you won’t have to fiddle too much in the interface. With that being said, let’s reveal our top 5 iOS travel apps for 2015! Enjoy and let us know which app you think is the best one!
Carbo is a note-taking app, but that’s exactly why it’s on the top 5 iOS travel apps for 2015 list. Regardless of where you’re going or how much time you are going to spend traveling, you are going to want to jot down things that you need to remember. You would be surprised at how many things you can forget in a foreign city, either because you ended up getting drunk in New York or high in Amsterdam. For these occasions and for your own personal sense of safety, as well as convenience, Carbo offers a great note-taking experience for the price of $3.99 on iTunes.
But this is not on the top 5 iOS travel apps of 2015 list because it can take notes, you can take notes anywhere on your phone or even on a napkin, as customary in bars. It’s because it offers one of the best user experiences ever. Carbo doesn’t just take notes: it can take photos of notes, drawings, pictures, signs, labels, stores and render them into digital versions without a glitch. Moreover, you can use these rendered digital notes to create a scrapbook-like experience by editing them or adding doodles and comments to them. It’s a very clean and easy to use app, which is perfect for when you can’t even see straight.
The folks here at Geek Reply like Carbo and think that it deserves a spot on our best iOS travel apps 2015 list because of three things: user interface, interaction, integration. The minus for this app would be its price, but for $4, it isn’t a very huge investment. If you’re not sure that you want to pay for an app like this, you should read some reviews in the app store if we haven’t done enough convincing. Although some people say doodling and note-taking on a trip are futile, we believe that they can add a lot to your experience looking back.