Tracking flights and timing either your arrival to pick someone up, or your arrival at the airport for a departure flight can be difficult given how often flights are delayed. There are plenty of apps for your iPhone out there to choose from, as we have already shown you. FlightBoard provides you with another option, allowing for quick flight search by airport, and presenting it in style.
The world's most expensive 3G iPad 2 is up for purchase on eBay with a "Buy it Now" price of $620,000...and it comes with a 1:1 replica of the Batmobile featured in the original Tim Burton movies.
On today's episode of The 404 podcast, we'll about the original Batmobile design and get to more stories, including Beyonce setting Twitter records with her pregnancy announcement at this weekend's VMAs, 260 mph paintballs causing problems for plastic surgeons, and a Dominos pizza location on the moon. We also choose sides in the Chris Brown vs. Jay-Z feud!The 404 Digest for Episode 893 Beyonce's VMA fallout sets record at 8,868 Tweets per second. Beyonce and Jay-Z's baby already has a Twitter page. The original Tim Burton Batmobile is up for sale on eBay. Paintball shot ruptures woman's silicone breast implant. Dominos to open first generic pizza store on the moon. Episode 893 Subscribe in iTunes (audio) | Subscribe in iTunes (video) | Subscribe in RSS Audio | Subscribe in RSS Video… Read more
People up and down the East Coast are bracing for Hurricane Irene's arrival this weekend. When will she make landfall, and what damage might she bring to your area? Tracking a hurricane isn't an exact science, but thankfully there are a number of sites that can keep you informed.
The Queen Mother of hurricane-tracking sites is the National Hurricane Center. It serves up information straight from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), including current advisories, satellite photos, and a number of maps that show projections for wind speed and storm surge.Weather.com is an obvious stop … Read more
Hurricane season is open, and that means keeping track of whether these storms will reach your hometown. Following the local news can be cumbersome if you're on the go, so why not use your Android device to help out? Here are three Android apps that can keep you informed on severe weather conditions.Hurricane HoundHurricane Hound is an app designed specifically for tracking storms. Each storm is labeled by name with several icons denoting the path the hurricane is predicted to take. These icons are colored and labeled based on the category rating the storm will be at … Read more
With Hurricane Irene making landfall in North Carolina, you're going to want up-to-the-minute information on the storm, especially if you live in the area or have relatives and friends who might be affected. Fortunately you can get an app for your iOS device that will give you all the latest information.
Note: Android users can find hurricane-tracking apps here.
There are several apps for iOS that let you track hurricanes around the globe. But the best hurricane-tracking apps give you up-to-the minute storm information, include radar and satellite images, and offer detailed push alerts for warnings and storm intensity changes. We found some very feature-rich apps for both iPhone and iPad and narrowed it down to one great app for each device.… Read more
We all have our own fair share of packages and products shipped to us, some more than others, and it can be hectic trying to keep track of all the tracking numbers. Then there is the the repetitive process of checking on the status of a package on a Web site, over and over.
If you own an iPhone, iPad or even a Mac prepare for us to show you how to streamline the process and make the tracking numbers work for you, not the other way around. We present to you--Delivery Status touch [iTunes Link].
I know that stab of dread that hits when a four-legged friend goes missing. I've always been fortunate to find my escaped cats hiding out under a nearby bush or car, but it sure would be a lot easier if they just phoned home.
The Tagg Pet Tracker is the next best thing to teaching Spot to use a cell phone. It uses a combination of GPS and Verizon's nationwide wireless network to keep an eye on your mutt's unauthorized meanderings. You can track your furry beloved with a mobile phone or online.
The tracking device is designed for pets over 10 pounds, so certain Chihuahua owners will have to find some other solution. It fits on your pet's collar and has a battery that can hold out for up to 30 days while also resisting water.
The Tagg can be set to send you an e-mail or text alert when your pet wanders outside of its designated home territory. A trip button lets you turn off alerts before you head out for walkies.
The Tagg kit includes a collar tag, docking station, and a year of service for $199.99. That's not cheap, but it's probably less than what you would offer for a lost dog reward.
Multiple tags can be used with a single docking station. Additional tags with a year of service cost $139.99. The Pet Tracker is due to start shipping next month.… Read more
Good record-keeping is an important part of any business, and people typically end up using multiple programs to take care of it. BusinessTracker is a simple program that aims to meet a lot of your record-keeping needs in one place. Although we like the idea of the program, it wasn't as easy to use as we hoped it would be.
The program's interface is plain and fairly intuitive, although not quite as intuitive as the program's documentation would suggest. BusinessTracker's functions are arranged in a tree hierarchy down the left side of the interface. There are … Read more
Keeping track of your bills is the foundation of a healthy financial life; not knowing when things are due can lead to late fees, increased interest rates, service interruption, and unneeded stress. R6 Bill Tracker is a basic program that can help you remember when things are due, provided that you remember to use it.
The program's interface is plain and easy to navigate, though it's not immediately clear how one is supposed to get started. It turns out that you have to go to the File menu and create a new file before you can do anything. … Read more
Pregnancy is an exciting time, and it gives a person a lot to think about. What expectant parent isn't curious about their fetus' development, or counting down the days until her or his arrival? ParentWeb Baby Tracker lets parents track their child's development both in the womb and after they've entered the world, and also gives users access to the content on ParentWeb.com.
The program's interface has several components. There's a widget at the top of the screen that tracks either the length of your pregnancy or how old your baby is, depending on … Read more