1. If you have an iOS device you can stream movies on a United flight

Great news, fellow travelers: If you are flying with United Airlines, as of next month you'll be able to stream movies from your iOS device. All you have to do is download the United Airlines app for your iPhone or iPad and you have in-flight entertainment.

Read more: United Airlines to offer iOS users free in-flight movie streaming(ubergizmo)

2. Here are some tips to help navigate Google Maps on your mobile device

Google Maps can be tricky sometimes – especially when you're trying to find your bearings  on your smartphone. Here are some tips:

  • Hit the transportation button at the bottom of the route screen and the voice navigation starts right up
  • To zoom one-handed, double tap the screen and on the second tap, hold your finger down to zoom
  • To download a map prior to hitting offline mode, find your map and type “OK Maps” in the search bar and it will be downloaded

Read more: Five tips and tricks to help you better navigate Google Maps (re/code)


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3. Compare your bucket list with this app

If you're a dreamer with a big bucket list, the aptly named BucketListly is for you. This iOS-only app lets you not only keep a dream journal of what you want to do, but also let's you share and compare stories with others.

Read more: BucketListly for iPhone helps you track your goals, swamp travel stories with fellow dreamers(TechCrunch)

4. Viacom releases Nick Jr. app for pre-schoolers

Next month, Viacom will release an application made for your  little one. The app lets you stream popular television shows form Nick Jr., such as “Dora the Explorer” and “Paw Patrol.” But, you do have to prove you're a subscriber of a paid cable service.

Read more: 'Dora' goes mobile as Viacom unveils TV app for preschoolers(Bloomberg)

5. The Galaxy S5 just became more usable for disabled or visually impaired users

Samsung just announced three new features for the Galaxy S5 that are intended to help the visually impaired and disabled users:

  • The Optical Scan Stand recognizes and reads text aloud
  • Voice Labels allow you to make quick notes and recordings
  • The Ultrasonic Cover uses sound waves to detect nearby objects

Read more: Samsung's new smartphone case uses ultrasound to detect people and objects (Engadget)