TripIt recently pushed out an update to its Android app which brings about a number of key features for Android Wear smartwatches. Those of you who travel on a regular or semi-regular basis will definitely want to check it out.
Using the Android app and a watch powered by Android Wear it is possible to access flight, hotel, and rental car details. Moreover, it will show a countdown to flight departure times so wearers know exactly how much time until the wheels go up.
With TripIt for Android Wear, travelers can:
- Access the next two trips right from the smartwatch.
- See the information travelers need the most: flights, lodging, rental
car and activities.
- Gain early access to TripIt’s new flight countdown timer, TripIt’s
newest enhancement that is currently only available for travelers with
Android Wear smartwatches.
- 90 minutes before a flight departs, users will start to see a countdown
timer showing them how long they have until the flight takes off.
- When they’ve boarded the plane, the countdown timer switches and shows
users how long they have until their flight lands.
- TripIt Pro users will receive all alerts, including real-time flight
alert like; connecting flight information, gate changes, flight delays and
In addition to the new details, TripIt has been given a fine-tuning as well. Users will appreciate the enhanced icons, floating action buttons, and other subtle design changes. Maps, for instance, have been given an almost complete overhaul.