Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Looking for fall foliage?: These smartphone apps can help

Autumn is here and many are looking forward to planning a drive to view the beautiful fall foliage.
This autumn, Verizon Wireless recommends the following apps to help make the most out of leaf peeping season.
·       Foliage Leaf Peepr (free):
-- Offers a color-coded map that shows where in the country the leaves are turning and at what stage they're in (turning, moderate, peak, fading, etc.) 
-- Users can make foliage reports by posting photos, writing comments, and rating foliage status for their location.
-- Available on Android, iPhone and iPad.
·       Audubon Trees ($4.99):
-- Audubon Trees—A Field Guide toNorth American Trees can help any leaf peeper become a tree and leaf expert.
-- This apps lets users browse and identify trees and leaves by shape, family, and name, and comes with an advanced search option.
-- Once a user has identified the shape, users can find specific leaves and read all about it.
-- Users can then share findings on Facebook, and even report the sighting in the app.
-- Available on iPhone, iPad, and Android.
·       InnTouch Bed and Breakfast Locator (free):
-- This app offers thousands of bed & breakfast options for those looking for a quaint place to stay duringtheir leaf peeping trip. 
-- Offers detailed information oneach property with photos.
-- Helps users locate inns aroundthem, or offers search function by city and state.
-- Provides instant access to contact the inn for reservations.
-- Available on iPhone and iPad.


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