In today’s busy world we spend more and more time in our cars. Do you commute to work or school five days a week? Perhaps you are the family chauffeur who spends hours each day taking your children to appointments and after school activities. With the popularity of the iPhone comes an overwhelming number of phone apps for your car. Take a look at the apps below to find the one that is perfect for your traveling needs.
iGasUp Car iPhone Apps
Gas prices have been rising steadily over the past months. The iGasUp app is great at finding the lowest prices in your driving area. It is especially useful if you are in an unfamiliar part of town. OPIS data coming from credit card sales is used to give this app a more accurate compilation of data. In addition to gas prices for the area, you will also have access to a map indicating the location of the gas stations offering the lowest prices.
Car Care Car iPhone Apps
When you count on your car for daily use it is vital that routine maintenance is done on a regular basis. In today’s economy many families are keeping their cars longer, which makes maintenance essential. The Car Care app for iPhone lets you to keep a record of your fuel costs and also allows you to input car services. Using the Reminders screen gives you options to set up times for preventative maintenance. You can select tire rotation, tire balance, and oil change reminders. There are also options for less routine services such as tire alignments and fluid changes.
INRIX Car iPhone Apps
Unexpected traffic delays can ruin your day. The INRIX traffic app is a great tool to help you avoid traffic. You have access to locations of accidents and construction areas. In addition, the INRIX app provides you with information about large concerts, parades, and sports events in your driving area. Maps show you how different routes compare in amount of traffic and delays.
Trapster Car iPhone Apps
We all know that driving at or below the speed limit is important for safety and car efficiency. But who among us hasn’t gone just a tiny bit over the limit when hurrying to the next appointment? Trapster is an iPhone app that will help you avoid a speeding ticket. Your location is shown on a map with helpful icons. You will see icons for speed traps and red light cameras. The data comes from other Trapster users’ reports. In addition to the speeding information Trapster offers some car maintenance options.
Shazam Car iPhone Apps
Listening to music while driving always makes the ride more pleasant. Shazam is an iPhone app that allows you to identify information about the songs you hear. It will take a recording of the song you are listening to and send the recording to the Shazam network to find a match. You will be given the name of the song and performer. The Shazam app also allows you to purchase the song on iTunes. There are several million songs on file so the odds are in your favor when trying to find the information you desire.
You deserve to enjoy the time you spend in your care. Take a look at these apps and you may find yourself looking forward to your next commute. Happy traveling!
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