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13 Favorite iOS, Android Apps

Avoid password hell, simplify smartphone typing and win back battery life with this baker's dozen of Android and iOS mobile apps.
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With HopStop for iOS and Android, you'll never need another train schedule. HopStop offers transit maps and station search for subways, buses, trains and taxis. Walking directions are available in 600 cities around the globe, and you can access biking directions for New York, Chicago, Washington, D.C. and San Francisco. In a rush? HopStop can also estimate the time and travel cost for a taxi.

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mak63
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mak63,
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11/23/2013 | 10:59:18 PM
re: 13 Favorite iOS, Android Apps
HopStop seems to be for iOS only. Can't find it on Google Play.

I found the Transit App though. (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.thetransitapp.droid). It looks similar to HopStop. Already downloaded it.

I'd like to add WebSharingLite for Android (https://play.google.com/stor/ap/details?id=nextapp.websharing&hl=en). A nice little gem that lets you download or upload files to your device thru a WiFi connection. You know, in case you can't find the cable.
Cara Latham
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Cara Latham,
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8/26/2013 | 8:07:48 PM
re: 13 Favorite iOS, Android Apps
I can personally attest to HopStop's ability to get you from point A to point B. It is pretty accurate and is a must have for city dwellers or those who frequently travel.
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