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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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Making the most of Foursquare

How to use Foursquare with your smartphone or tablet Sign up using your email address or Facebook account. Activate your device’s GPS function. When you make a stop, open the Foursquare app to find the nearest locations. Using the honor system, only “check in” where you are visiting. Link the app to your Twitter account to have your check-ins tweeted. Be wary that these are sometimes viewed as uninteresting, and you may risk losing some of your followers. Find ...

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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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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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Freightliner Trucks launches new smartphone app

Freightliner Trucks announced a new free application for iPhone and Android smartphone users. The app features a dealer locater, which provides a complete listing of Freightliner Trucks dealerships based on the driver’s current location or by entering a city, state or zip code and features a map, contact information, services, hours of operation and real-time, dealer-specific special offers; event listing which shows the dates, show hours, special guest appearances and booth ...

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DOT creates contest for bus travel safety app

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration launched a contest that challenges student software developers to use the agency’s raw performance data on commercial bus companies to create new apps and online solutions that enable consumers to make smart safety decisions when booking their bus travel. FMCSA says they hope the challenge will raise public awareness about the availability and usefulness of its bus ...

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Ryder introduces smartphone app

Ryder System Inc. now markets a free smartphone application to aid customers in finding the nearest Ryder rental, maintenance, fueling location in the United States and Canada. Customers can search for the closest location and get a list of services offered at that specific location. The app is available on all iPhone, Blackberry and Android devices.

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