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Free download of all travel guides for a limited time only!
Vienna, New York, 23.02.2011. The online travel guide tripwolf releases a new version of its popular iPhone app now with free offline maps! tripwolf’s iPhone travel app (http://www.tripwolf.com/en/page/iphone) has everything you need in a mobile travel guide:
- All maps are available offline for easy navigation through foreign cities without internet connection
- Solid travel information and photos for thousands of points of interest
- Recent hotel and restaurant reviews
- Augmented Reality viewer for X-Ray vision through your iPhone camera
All these features, including the maps, work during travel abroad without having to connect to the Internet – avoiding expensive roaming charges!
Starting today, all of our travel guides within the iPhone app will be available for free download ($4.99 value).
Vienna, May 7, 2010. The social travel guide tripwolf adds Augmented Reality to its popular iPhone travel app. By turning the iphone horizontally the camera becomes activated and nearby travel-related information such as sights, restaurants or hotels are displayed on the viewer. This makes the tripwolf app the perfect tool to orient yourself in a foreign environment. The new enhancement was developed in cooperation with the research institution Salzburg Research in Austria.
Augmented Reality connects the real world with the digital world. Travelers are now able to simply point their 3GS iPhone at any Point of Interest in a foreign city and retrieve all available information the online travel guide has to offer, without having to rely on a book or enter specific data. The tripwolf application is also available in offline mode, this way expensive roaming costs are avoided. The newly integrated Augmented Reality Viewer can also be used offline so you do not need to load online maps to navigate. Read More »
Digital nomads want free Wi-Fi, social networking and dust-proof electronics
Vienna, March 30, 2010. The online travel guide tripwolf (http://www.tripwolf.com) knows how 21st century travelers tick: The tripwolf manifesto (http://www.tripwolf.com/en/page/manifesto) has been shaped by the collective travel experiences of more than 50,000 registered „tripwolves,“ almost 2 million visits per month to tripwolf.com, and over 100,000 tripwolf iPhone app users. With the manifesto the tripwolf community gives itself a strong identity and defines what digital nomads are all about, revealing interesting insights about this new target group for the travel and advertising industry.
„The tripwolf Manifesto shows the characteristics and needs of so-called Digital Nomads and Flashpackers. They are a group of mostly young travelers for whom the internet, social networks and their own individuality are essential for their trips. Our manifesto defines the tripwolf community as well as a whole new trend of traveler“ says tripwolf co-founder Sebastian Heinzel. Read More »