APPS FOR A ROAD TRIP
Free; iOS, Android, BlackBerry, Windows Phone Using a cellphone while driving isn’t a good option. Get this smart app that will read out your text and emails as soon as they arrive in the inbox. Easy to set up, it doesn’t involve a long process and can also read shorthand words like lol and brb. The free version does not support all features, but the paid version does.
Free; Universal Exploring unknown roads and cities is fun. But do keep an app like Getit handy as it will help you get local information, businesses and services around. It auto detects the current location and even offers interactive maps with directions. With a single click, you can even tap and call the numbers listed.
Sygic & MapmyIndia
$49.99; Universal Stuck with Google Maps? What if you don’t have Internet connectivity on the way? Get MapmyIndia that offers extensive voice guided GPS navigation for many cities and towns across India. It has numerous point of interests, 3D cities and landscape information and is very accurate.
Free; iOS This app will give you tips and tricks on how to keep your car in perfect shape. Available in the from of an ebook for mobile, it tells you how to save on fuel costs, air conditioning or heating, service and repair costs, etc.