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Original Air Date: May 14, 2018

Awesome Discovery App

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With the travel season just underway, your smartphone may be one of best ways to discover lots of interesting items near you. 

Location-based ‘augmented reality’ within mobile apps will make you aware of interesting locations near you, even why they no longer exist. 

My favorite app is ‘Field Trip’ from Google, which I discovered while testing my Google Glass. 

The app is a tour guide extraordinaire and will provide you with interesting discoveries and unique places that may be hidden from others. 

It will help you learn about local history, to places to shop, eat or have fun. 

Select the information you want, and it will pop up on your phone, as you’re walking around wherever you are. 

I’ve learned about many interesting tidbits of history near my home an office because of this app. 

The app can be extremely helpful while visiting unfamiliar locations because it quickly shows you hidden gems as you are walking down the street. 

What have you missed that’s right around you?

Now you can out with the Field Trip app: