Award-Winning Travel App Trip Journal Now Free and Updated to Take Advantage of New iOS 5 Features.

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iQapps Trip Journal Travel App Now Available as Free Download and Updated for iOS 5 to Make Travel a Fun, Interactive, Collaborative, Mobile and Memorable Digital Media Experience.

This update further solidifies Trip Journal’s status as the ultimate travel app.

Trip Journal from iQapps, Google award-winning travel app that lets users track, record, document, and share their travels with friends and family, announced today that it is now available as a free download, and features an updated version (7.1) to take advantage of iOS 5’s new capabilities.

Per the update, Trip Journal, which is designed for iPhone, Android, Symbian, Bada and Facebook, now supports:

Optional live tracking that lets users track routes and mark map locations, even when the app is closed
The ability for users to add photos or videos at any point on their route Easy and rapid trip exporting to Facebook, Google Earth (KMZ), Twitter, Picassa, email and more

“This update further solidifies Trip Journal’s status as the ultimate travel app,” commented Valentin Vesa of iQapps, the makers of Trip Journal. “Trip Journal is not only functional and feature-filled, but it’s now free to download. That means everyone can easily create a rich media travelogue of their travel experiences, record their trip with GPS tracking, add their favorite places and destinations, and do so much more. Trip Journal makes travelling a fun, interactive, collaborative, mobile and memorable digital media experience – and it’s so easy and enjoyable to use!”

In late 2009, Google named Trip Journal the top application for innovative concept and design, and awarded it the grand prize of $100,000. Since then, the app has been downloaded thousands of times across the world, and has earned praise and accolades from users, travel experts, and digital media enthusiasts alike.

The updated and free version of Trip Journal (7.1) is available now in the App Store.

For more information or media inquiries, contact Mark Johnson of appshout! at press(at)myappshout(dot)com or at +1 408 757 0086.

About iQapps
iQapps is a division of iQuest Group, which develops its own branded applications as well as mobile apps for clients across numerous industries. The iQapps team has successfully delivered end-to-end projects on major mobile platforms (iOS, Android, Bada, Symbian, Windows Phone 7 and BlackBerry), and has in-depth experience building elegant, usable user interfaces that are customised for each mobile platform. The group also specializes in location- based services and mobile integration of backend services.

The group’s flagship app, Trip Journal, has already earned a long list of international distinctions and awards, including: Best Android Application for Travel at Google’s Android Developer Challenge 2; Best Outdoor Use App (Runner-Up) at the Best App Ever Awards; Best Android Application (Finalist) at the Gettie Awards; Winner of Excellence in Design and Best Paid for App at Mobile App World Conference; Best Mobile Application at Orange Romania Applications Contest; and All Around Best App Ever at the 360|iDev Conference. Trip Journal was also nominated by the Webby Awards as Best Travel App. To learn more about iQapps, please visit


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