Don't-Miss Travel software Stories
Running late for a meet up with friends or an appointment? Share a location securely and for a limited time period with smartphone application Glympse. It's a free download for Android, iOS, Windows Phone and BlackBerry.
Available for all mobile platforms, Glympse lets users share their location via email or text.
Google Earth users can do more than just fly around a virtual globe. The free mapping application can display real-time weather, help compose photographs and measure distances much more easily than its Maps cousin.
Join IDG News Service's Nick Barber in this week's Tech Tip where you'll find out the sun's position, tour 3D city models and check weather radar using tools in Google Earth.
Visiting relatives and faraway cities doesn't mean you have to leave your email behind. Here's how to keep your PC connected in unfamiliar locales.
Help ensure that your vacation is a memorable pleasure, instead of a never-to-be-forgotten nightmare, by doing the necessary research.