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Top Rated Travel App Adds New Features to Make Mobile Search for Travel a More Intuitive Experience

KAYAK (kayak.com) unveiled a new version of the KAYAK Mobile application for the iPhone platform. Based on six months of design and user research, the new KAYAK application includes a complete user interface redesign, and maximizes speed and reliability of search functions. KAYAK Mobile applications have been downloaded nearly five million times since their introduction in March 2009.

Kayak Mobile Application
Kayak Mobile Application

“We continue to listen to user feedback and conduct research in an effort to create the most reliable and intuitive mobile travel application available,” said KAYAK Chief Architect Bill O’Donnell. Continue Reading

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Keeping your memories in the palm of your hand with an iPhone and Bento

Travel enthusiasts looking for an easy – and portable way to organize their next trip or archive memorable travel adventures may find 2 new tools from Apple’s FileMaker of interest.

1) Bento for iPhone, a portable version of the company’s popular personal database, is now on the App Store – with 25+ colorful templates for easy organizing.

2) Bento Template Exchange now allows Travelers to swap customized templates online (free) so there’s never a shortage of new ideas. Templates can be downloaded to the Mac and synched to iPhone. See examples below.

Sample Travel Templates

Travel Hub – Track itineraries, things to remember, contacts, photos and video – even key phrases to keep in mind when in town. Perfect for business or personal travel.
http://solutions.filemaker.com/database-templates/detail.jsp?serial=2549918

Vacation Diary – Keep notes and pictures from all your vacation destinations – complete with iTunes-style searching.
http://solutions.filemaker.com/database-templates/detail.jsp?serial=2549828

Ballparks – Track every baseball park you visit, noting the who, what, where and when for each ballpark and game. Cool sports ap.
http://solutions.filemaker.com/database-templates/detail.jsp?serial=2549754

Golf Courses – You know your game and where to play it. Track your scores, display course maps, rate your favorites and more.
http://solutions.filemaker.com/database-templates/detail.jsp?serial=2549835

Many more templates available at the Bento template exchange: http://solutions.filemaker.com/database-templates

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