Android

Love’s upgrades mobile app

Love’s Travel Stops has added new features to its Love’s Connect mobile application for iPhone, Android and BlackBerry smart phones.

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Hulu, Netflix apps

How to catch your favorite shows and flicks on the road.

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Reasons to use Foursquare

Here are just a few reasons the free app Foursquare could be worth trying out.

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BigRoad logging app

BigRoad (free for driver mobile app; $15 a month for fleets) doesn't need to be anything more than what it is. Using Google maps for navigation, in-app messaging, sending/receiving tools and little else, it makes logging and tracking a cinch. The main draw for both drivers and fleets is the logging function, which is compatible with United States and Canada hours of service compliance rules. On the top left of the home screen, the round duty ...

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Option for crowd-sourcing weigh-station status

New Scalechek app provides a directory and alerts for open/closed status of weigh stations across the U.S. and Canada.

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Hurricane tracking apps

Hurricane season continues through the end of November, so there's still a few months this year to make use of a free hurricane tracking application.

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New BigRoad app offers hours, nav, messaging

BigRoad's driver/owner-operator smartphone app for Android offers log capability, messaging, navigation/maps and other functionality, such as the ability to send and receive documents from within the app.

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TeleType truck routing app for Android

TeleType has released SmartTruckRoute, a truck routing Android application. SmartTruckRoute’s routing considerations include low bridge heights and clearances, load limits, one-way road designations, sharp turns and allowances. The app also offers updated truck specific maps and routes, provides turn-by-turn instructions, gives dynamic routing based on size and weight of vehicle, which are user definable truck specifications, supports Hazmat restrictions by class to avoid tunnels and other restricted areas as appropriate and displays surrounding traffic and aerial ...

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Want a chance to win free breakfast for life?

Denny's restaurants' 50-state-challenge kicks off with proprietary mobile applications for Android and iPhone -- participants get a chance to win free breakfast for life.

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iPhone or Android? Titans neck and neck among drivers

It’s neck and neck between the two smartphone giants among fans of Overdrive’s Facebook page weighing in on a proposed choice between the iPhone or one among many of Google Android-powered devices (Motorola Droid Razr pictured) available today. “This one I want to follow,” the very first commenter noted when we asked the "iPhone or Android?" question several weeks back, “coming from a guy with a ‘flip phone’ and a Blackberry for work that I ...

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