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Travel gear, HBO, Passbook, and Amazon buys some comics

Amazon buys yet another company, the changing world of travel tech, using Apple services on non-Apple devices, and HBO's "Silicon Valley." With guests Susie Ochs and Dan Frakes.

Must-have apps for music festivals

There's more to a music festival than just listening to the music. Use these apps to make any festival a weekend to remember.

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Take a hike, or make one, with Kamino for iOS

This new social app is the take-a-penny, leave-a-penny tray for urban exploration.

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Hands On: T-Mobile's free international roaming

The speed of the service is capped, so is it really useful when traveling?

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Hands on with Findery, a note-based social discovery tool

Caterina Fake of Flickr fame launched a new exploration app for iOS, where users visit a location and leave behind a virtual note.

New Uber push notifications will let you know when surge pricing ends

Push notifications are coming to iOS users in the coming weeks.

Lyft organizes coalition to hammer out insurance issues for ridesharing

After an Uber driver's fatal accident raised questions about ride-sharing and taxi app insurance, companies are gathering to figure out solutions.

House committee passes bill banning in-flight phone calls

The bill would allow mobile device users to surf the Internet and send text messages

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Five essential apps for traveling with your pets

Who wants to go on a car ride? Your dog does! Make pet-friendly travel easier with these apps.

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Booq Mamba Courier review: A little more style than substance

Booq Mamba Courier messenger looks great! But as far as usability goes...we have notes.