CabSense NYC

CabSense NYC

Available for: iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch CabSense NYC locates the best spots to hail a taxi.   It uses info from the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission & more.   Time, weekday, and location are used.   Built-in “cab hailer:”  shake your phone, and it will whistle and flash as you hold it up. Share

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HopStop

HopStop

Available for: iPhone, iPad, iPod touch HopStop is one of the more popular apps on the market for public transportation.   This app maps out directions that incorporate the subway, taxis, bus system, and walking.   Real-time information is provided on potential delays or obstacles.   Subway and bus routes can be customized. Share

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iTrans NYC Subway

iTrans NYC Subway

Available for: iPhone, iPad, iPod touch iTrans NYC Subway plans the quickest route between two NYC subway stations.   Current subway schedules and service changes are factored in.  The app provides maps and directions for walking.  It works underground and does not require a network connection. Share

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MTA Subway Time

MTA Subway Time

Available for: iPhone, iPad, iPod touch MTA Subway Time provides current schedules for subway trains.  Find nearby stations and receive notifications of any service delays. Share

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MyCityWay

MyCityWay

Available for: Android, BlackBerry and iPhone, iPad, iPod touch MyCityWay is a tool for navigating the city.   Find the nearest WiFi hotspot.   Locate a pharmacy, take-out food, late-night delivery, or a specialty pub. Share

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New York City Compass

New York City Compass

Available for: iPhone, iPad New York City Compass is a simple app that does one thing:  it tells you which way you are going:  Uptown, Downtown, Crosstown East, or Crosstown West. Share

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New York City Essential Guide

New York City Essential Guide

Available for: Android and iPhone, iPad, iPod touch The New York City Essential Guide is for the New York neighborhoods.  List hundreds of things to see; shopping, obscure landmarks, or things that are free.   View tips on how to spend less.  12 self-guided walking-tours. Share

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New York City on the Cheap

New York City on the Cheap

Available for: iPhone, iPad, iPod touch New York City on the Cheap provides you with information on free performances and events, tours and museums with no admission fee, low-cost restaurants, and much more. Share

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NY Waterway

NY Waterway

Available for: Android and iPhone NY Waterway provides easy access to the East River Ferry.  Connect with Brooklyn, Queens, and Governors Island.   This app provides maps and schedules, as well as service advisories and bus information near ferry terminals.  Buy paperless ferry tickets , and show them on your phone to board. Share

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NYC Parks and Trails

NYC Parks and Trails

Available for: Android There are a lot of parks in the five New York City boroughs.  The NYC Parks and Trails app presents the services of over 800 different facilities.  Playgrounds, fields, parks, and more are included.  It provides navigation information on parks and trails near your current geographical position. Share

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NYCMate

NYCMate

Available for: Android NYCMate this app provides the official New York City subway map, as well as a map of every neighborhood.  It has the bus maps for each borough, and even maps of the Long Island Rail Road, the Metro-North Railroad, and the PATH and New Jersey Transit trains. Share

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NYTimes The Scoop NYC

NYTimes The Scoop NYC

Available for: iPhone, iPad, iPod touch The Scoop is a New York City guide created by the editors of The New York Times.   Bars, coffee shops, performances, day trips, and more. Share

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SitOrSquat

SitOrSquat

Available for: BlackBerry and iPhone, iPad, iPod touch Find the nearest restroom. SitOrSquat will determine exactly where you are, and will point you to it.  Find changing tables, identify which bathrooms are closed, and view ratings on which are the cleanest. Share

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Time Out New York

Time Out New York

Available for: Android and iPhone, iPad, iPod touch Time Out New York is a steady stream of event listings, places, concerts, restaurants, bars, and idea for things to do in New York City.  Sort by Critics’ Picks, or even by price categories – including free or cheap.   Share

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Top of the Rock Viewfinder

Top of the Rock Viewfinder

Available for: Android and iPhone, iPad, iPod touch The Viewfinder Mobile App, your key to the NY skyline. Enhance the Top of the Rock experience.   Identify buildings and landmarks. Use the Time Machine feature to look back as far as 1933, or use it as binoculars. Share

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TripDeck

TripDeck

Available for: iPhone, iPad, iPod touch TripDeck keeps all of the information for your trip in your phone for you.   Hotels, flight information, restaurant reservations, maps, airport information, and more. Share

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Uber

Uber

Available for: Android  and iPhone, iPad, iTouch Uber is a driving service.   Use this app to get a fare quote, connect with a driver, and arrange transportation.  Request, ride, and pay via your mobile phone Share

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Yelp

Yelp

Available for: Android, BlackBerry, iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Palm Pre andWindows Phone Use Yelp to find anything.   Restaurants, stores, bars, pharmacies, anything you need.  Listings include photos and user reviews. Share

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