Today's smartphones have led to the development of hundreds of thousands of mobile apps. Apple's iPhone, RIM's BlackBerry and phones based on Google's Android all have access to extensive libraries of apps that you can download and install for our increasingly mobile world. When you're always on the go, having the right smartphone app makes it easy to transition from business to pleasure and back again without skipping a beat so you can get the most out of every minute. Here we pick 17 of the be
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When it's time to head home, you don't want to spend a long time waiting for a bus. The NextBus service provides real-time updates on not just bus and subway schedules but also on the location of the next bus and how long it will take to reach your stop. The service is available in many cities via a browser, but it's more convenient to have a direct app for it. For Android, you can get AnyStop (free) for many different cities, all powered by NextBus. There's a NextBus DC app for the BlackBerry and the iPhone ($2.99 each); we can only hope that developers for those devices will get on with building it out for other cities.
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