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trafficMate App for Germany Available
XDA member brandi‘s first application on the site, the Deutsche Bahn App, has become very popular due to its effectiveness when updating the user with the latest information on the German transport system. Being in a similar line, the latest from the developer should prove to be just as useful.
The trafficMate application is a tool which downloads and displays the latest traffic data for major German roads. Although still very early in its development cycle (version 0.1 has just been released), reports by users of the alpha-stage application have been positive.
If you live in Germany and constantly find yourself frustrated by unpredictable traffic jams on the way to work, you might want to give the application a try. The download and feedback are in the application thread.
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Smartphone cameras have advanced so tremendously over the past few years that they have almost completely replaced point and shoot digital cameras for the most of us. Furthermore, since our smartphones are always with us, the majority of us end up taking tons of photos throughout the lifespan of our devices. But what happens to all the old photos you take? Do you store them on an external hard-drive or keep them backed up to an online cloud service like Flickr? Let us know what your favorite way of storing old photos is and why.