The following are the top apps for transportation, including ones for automotive and air travel. These helpful tools will help you navigate, anticipate traffic and track your fuel costs.Apple apps MyRadar Weather Radar (Free)* — MyRadar is an app to use when pressed for time. Start the app to see your current local radar; other layers of information are available as well. (Mobilewalla score: 99/100) Waze Social GPS, Maps & Traffic (Free)* — This app employs social networking from 50 million drivers to inform and warn drivers of good and bad road and traffic conditions. (Score: 97/100) ForeFlight Mobile (Free) — Pilots planning flights use ForeFlight Mobile to discover important information about their intended paths, destination airports, weather conditions and more. (Score: 96/100) Garmin U.S.A. ($39.99) — Garmin is a leader and pioneer in GPS-based navigation. This app has a rich list of features, which users find to be worth the premium cost. (Score: 95/100) Gokivo GPS Navigator ($0.99) — Gokivo keeps you on track by providing voice-guided, turn-by-turn navigation. (Score: 93/100)Android apps Trapster (Free)* — Nineteen million drivers have banded together to warn each other of speed traps and traffic conditions using Trapster. (Mobilewalla score: 97/100) Ulysse Speedometer (Free) — Track your car’s true speed with this sophisticated, GPS-based speedometer. (Score: 95/100) Car Locator ($3.99) — Some apps solve an “age-old” problem; Car Locator is one of those. Car Locator helps you remember where you parked and gives you directions back to your vehicle. (Score: 93/100) DailyRoads Voyager (Free) — Did you see the amazing dash-cam images from the recent Russian meteor shower? Capture the “next big thing” with Dailyroads Voyager’s dash-cam feature. (Score: 92/100) FuelLog - Car Management (Free) — Fuel log is a user-friendly tool that helps consumers track mileage, gas use and other costs of ownership. (Score: 86/100)
Apps with an asterisk* denote availability on Apple and Android. Mobilewalla is a search and discovery engine using breakthrough technology to score every app to help consumers navigate the mobile application marketplace. Apps are scored using an algorithm that weighs several characteristics, including user ratings, position within category and staff recommendations. For more app intel, go to www.mobilewalla.com. Anindya Datta is a technologist and founder of Mobilewalla.