December 9, 2010 in Travel (E)
[prMac.com] Sudbury, Massachusetts - Silverware Software, creators of several best selling apps for the iPhone and iPad, released today a major update to their award winning travel itinerary and flight status application, TravelTracker Pro. Made extremely popular on the Palm platform, this app was among the first 100 applications on the Apple App store when it opened in July 2008. Since then, it has received countless accolades including being featured on Apple's website.
This all-inclusive "personal travel assistant" app has the capability to manage all aspects of your travel. Users can track flight status along with all of the other items of a trip including hotel reservations, car rentals, cruises and dinner reservations to name a few. The app integrates expense tracking with the ability to handle currencies worldwide. Also included are weather conditions and forecasts, airport advisories, airline contact information, customizable packing lists and even a place to keep track of award programs. The popular web service TripIt is completely supported allowing you to download your itinerary. Seat Guru seating charts are also available for flights. Version 5 has been enhanced with several powerful new features making it an even more comprehensive travel tool. The app uses FlightStats for its automatic flight status reporting covering over 4000 airports and 1400 airlines worldwide.
"TravelTracker Pro was the first app of its kind on the iPhone and we continue to improve it with every release," said Scott Silverman, president and founder of Silverware. "With this latest release, TravelTracker Pro is even more comprehensive making it the only app a traveler needs."
Some of the new features include:
* Push notifications of flight alerts (includes schedule changes, gate changes, prior to departure alerts, departure and arrival alerts). Users can customize their alert options
* Calendar mirroring of entries in the built-in Calendar app (includes flights, hotel stays, car rentals, events, activities, reservations etc.)
* New Map entry feature allows you to view maps for places you plan to visit
* New Directions entry feature provides step by step directions
* Photo album feature allows you to create a journal of your trip
* Greatly enhanced mapping features throughout the app
* Plus many more powerful additions
Silverware Software prides itself on consistently producing high quality mobile software applications along with superior customer support. In addition to TravelTracker Pro, Silverware is also the author of several other top selling apps including Flight Update, Flight Update Pro, XpenseTracker, BizXpenseTracker and Speed Name. Their newest app, FlightBuddies, a social network for air travelers, is also available on the App Store.
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iOS 3.0 or later
* 4.3 MB
Pricing and Availability:
TravelTracker Pro 5.0 is $9.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Travel category.
Silverware Software creates best selling applications for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Silverware has been creating software for handheld devices since 1993, when it created its award winning MoreInfo application for the Apple Newton. Silverware has been selling its popular TravelTracker application on handhelds since its introduction on the Palm in 1998. Silverware was chosen as one of the premier developers to debut TravelTracker when the Apple App Store was launched in July 2008. Silverware also offers its expertise in mobile development services to third parties. Silverware is located in Sudbury, Massachusetts. For more information, visit Silverware Software online. Copyright (C) 2010 Silverware Software. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.