Rail Bandit, $4.99

1Rail Bandit, $4.99

http://www.railbandit.com/A must for metro area commuters, RailBandit includes schedule information for major rail lines from Amtrak, BART, MBTA, SEPTA, Chicago Metra, NJ Transit, MTA Metro North, the Long Island Railroad and more. Versions 2.4 and up include info on delays, service advisories and track information where available.iPhone, Android, Blackberry

2Waze, Free

http://www.waze.comIf you are more of a driver than a train rider, Waze is for you. Think navigation together with community to create a real time social network to report on traffic problems, accidents and police traps on the road. iPhone, Android, Blackberry

3FlightView Elite FlightTracker, $3.99

http://www.flightview.comReal-time flight tracking provides information about arrivals, departures, gates, delays and cancellations. Enables sending trip itinerary or flight status to other people or to your own calendar. This app also provides an airport delay map and weather.iPhone, Android

4GateGuru, Free

http://gateguruapp.com/Frustrated trying to find the right restaurant or shop in the gigantic sprawl of an unfamiliar airport? Don’t pull that overstuffed carry-on an inch further than you have to. Find what you need first with GateGuru, including restaurant reviews, free Wi-Fi, ATMs and special offers.iPhone, Android

5Yelp, Free

http://www.yelp.comOnce you arrive, use this well-known app to help find your way to restaurants, shopping and services. It features reviews, maps and a community feel.iPhone, Android, Blackberry, Windows Phone 7, Palm Pre, Mobile Web

6Open Table, Free

http://www.opentable.com/Find nearby restaurants, check out pricing, and make reservations, at the more than 20,000 Open Table-enabled restaurants.iPhone, Android, Mobile Web

7Channel Insider, Free

/OmniDigital/Keep up with the information you need, whether you are at your desk, waiting in an airport security line or on the road. iPhone, Android, Mobile Web

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