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Parcel San Francisco, CA

If you want to track all your postal shipments on your iOS or Mac device, without wasting time checking websites – Parcel is the right app for you. This app will track your shipments and do even more. Designed to work across your Mac and iOS devices, it ensures that you’ll be able to keep tabs on your deliveries at all times. The apps are free to use, and allow you to track up to three simultaneous packages gratis. Subscribe for $2 a year, and you’ll be able to keep an eye on unlimited deliveries, plus get push notifications about their travels. Once you input a tracking number, Parcel automatically detects the carrier, and allows you to add an optional description. If you have a number in your clipboard, it’ll automatically import when you go to add a new item in the app. Settings allow you to fine tune the push notifications, to only one or day, or also upon delivery.

Website: http://www.parcelapp.net/#home
Category: Transport & Travel
Tags: app, delivery, mobile, package, parcel, tracking
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Waze Mountain View, CA

By connecting drivers to one another, Waze help people create local driving communities that work together to improve the quality of everyone's daily driving. That might mean helping them avoid the frustration of sitting in traffic, cluing them in to a police trap or shaving five minutes off of their regular commute by showing them new routes they never even knew about. After typing in their destination address, users just drive with the app open on their phone to passively contribute traffic and other road data, but they can also take a more active role by sharing road reports on accidents, police traps, or any other hazards along the way, helping to give other users in the area a 'heads-up' about what's to come. In addition to the local communities of drivers using the app, Waze is also home to an active community of online map editors who ensure that the data in their areas is as up-to-date as possible.

Website: https://www.waze.com
Category: Transport & Travel
Tags: accidents, app, driving, journey, maps, road data, traffic
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Hotel Tonight San Francisco, CA

The ultimate way to book a last-minute hotel stay at the coolest hotels until 2am, HotelTonight is a free mobile app for Apple and Android devices which offers curated daily hotel deals in over 250 cities in 17 countries across North America, Europe, and South America. Due to the last minute nature of the bookings, the app can offer deep discounts off the listed hotel rate. For hotels, Hotel Tonight is a marketplace to fill last-minute rooms that would otherwise remain empty.

Website: http://www.hoteltonight.com
Category: Transport & Travel
Tags: accommodation, booking, holiday, hotel, journey, last-minute, stay, vacation
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Mapkin Cambridge, MA

Mapkin helps you enjoy the journey by combining turn-by-turn GPS with a fun way to share directions and local knowledge with friends. Create and share rich, personalized experiences. Set the path, add details to a map, and personalize voice instructions. Make GPS fun. A Mapkin is a totally unique map, created on demand for your particular route. Simplify the map, use landmarks at tricky turns, and use personable voice guidance. It’s the best of maps and the best of turn-by-turn, bundled into a free mobile app. Mapkins can be created and shared with others. Planning a trip? Know an awesome cycling route you want to share with a friend? Or the world? Create a Mapkin. You can change the route, point out tricky intersections, add landmarks, and even change what it says along the way. Make their journey more meaningful when you can’t be there to experience it with them.

Website: http://mapkin.co
Category: Transport & Travel
Tags: app, directions, gps, journey, local knowledge, map, sharing, travel, travelling
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Shippo San Francisco, CA

Shipping, easy and affordable for everyone. Shippo is a comparison site and database for express delivery providers. Sending packages internationally is expensive and time consuming. How do you know which delivery provider to choose? What customs documents do you need? How do you schedule a pickup to avoid standing in line? Shippo solves all these problems for you with an intuitive web interface and an API for your shop that helps to finding the best delivery option for your needs. Send your package internationally without a hassle.An easy, unified API, allowing you to get shipping rates and labels with one call and save on your shipment costs. Automated shipping rates and labels with one API call. Integrates with multiple carriers world-wide. Don't have an account? Use our discounted rates.

Website: https://goshippo.com
Category: Transport & Travel
Tags: api, comparison, courier, deliveries, delivery, packages, parcels, shipping
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OrderAhead San Mateo, CA

OrderAhead is the most convenient way to order and pay from great local merchants. Discover new places to order takeout and save time by paying before you arrive. Explore Places: Discover new places to eat or get take-out from the restaurants you love. Multiple Payment Cards: Add multiple credit cards to simplify your personal and business purchases. Re-Order Favorites: Order your favorites in just a few taps by selecting from past orders. Digital Receipts: Get instant receipts delivered straight to your inbox after you order. Pick up your order with just your name - no need for your wallet after you’ve placed an order. Just walk in, skip the line, and let the merchant know your name.

Website: https://www.orderaheadapp.com
Category: Transport & Travel
Tags: eating out, ordering, payments, restaurants, take-out, takeaway
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Bufferbox Ontario, Canada

Missing parcel deliveries is frustrating! You're not home during the day, so why ship parcels there; ship them to your closest BufferBox Kiosk instead! Bufferbox have deployed kiosks that are conveniently located, allowing you to pick-up parcels securely, quickly and on your own schedule. Don't get stuck waiting for the delivery person when your parcels can be ready waiting for you instead. To ship to a BufferBox kiosk, have your item shipped to your BufferBox Address. For example, if you are buying something online, during the checkout process, you'll use your BufferBox Shipping Address as the shipping destination for the order. Using BufferBox is free!

Website: https://www.bufferbox.com
Category: Transport & Travel
Tags: courier, deliveries, delivery, free, parcels, shipping
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Dark Sky New York City, NY

A new kind of weather app, Dark Sky uses state-of-the-art technology to predict when it will rain or snow — down to the minute — at your exact location, and presents it to you alongside the most beautiful weather visualizations you’ve ever seen. Watch weather patterns evolve globally, or right down in your neighborhood, in Dark Sky's stunningly smooth map simulations. Pull storms back and forth through time — and into the future — to see what the weather has in store for you. See a detailed breakdown of current conditions where you're standing, including wind speed and direction, humidity, pressure and visibility. Dark Sky is your own personal weather station. Dark Sky will deliver precise alerts when rain or snow is about to start wherever you are. Even if you haven't opened the app in days, Dark Sky will know when you're in the path of a storm. Never get stuck in the rain again.

Website: http://darkskyapp.com
Category: Transport & Travel
Tags: app, forecast, forecasting, holiday, local weather, prediction, travel, weather
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Forecast New York City, NY

Forecast is a full-featured weather service, complete with 7-day forecasts that cover the whole world, beautiful weather visualizations, and a time machine for exploring the weather in the past and far future. You can access it from all of your devices, whether it be your laptop, iPhone, Android phone, or tablet. With stunning maps and rain animations, down to the minute forecasts for your exact location, more intelligent text summaries and data only when you need it.

Website: www.forecast.io
Category: Transport & Travel
Tags: app, forecasting, travel, weather
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Postmates San Francisco, CA

Postmates is transforming the way local goods move around a city by enabling anyone to get any product delivered in under one hour. Postmates' revolutionary urban logistics & on-demand delivery platform connects customers with local couriers, who purchase and deliver goods from any restaurant or store in a city. Currently serving San Francisco, New York City, DC and Seattle.

Website: http://postmates.com
Category: Transport & Travel
Tags: couriers, delivery, quick delivery, urban delivery
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