Developers are making it tastier, from Jelly Bean to Android Lollipop 5.0. Imagine the time when Indian developers naming one of the upcoming versions as “Pani Puri”. Definitely a yes that Indians are not lagging behind, if we see the talent in Indian market. It could be seen as Indian android market is growing very fast and even the Indian share in the application development for Android market place. But the people are still unaware about the local application that they could use regularly.
How many of you know that Mumbai has got an especially dedicated android application that helps you to get the auto fares of different areas, and even the city guide for it , the bus fares and bus numbers? Check the number of hits on all these applications in the Android market place; I guess that is very less as compared to the need of the Mango people of Mumbai.
Check out top 5 useful applications that we have got for Travellers in Mumbai:
m-Indicator – Mumbai
It is a must have app if you stay in the Indian metro of Mumbai. The app has time-table for all Mumbai trains (local, express, and passenger). It also has timings and fares of Mono rail and Mumbai metro, bus routes of BEST, NMMT, TMT, etc.
The app also shows the bus routes to users by entering the bus number, bus time-table, auto-rickshaw and taxi fare (day & night). Travellers can also attend the dramas taking places in the city by looking at their schedule in the app. What’s more? It also shows the list of movies being screened in local theaters, and also has a category wise list of picnic spots like beaches, caves, forts, waterfalls, etc. (Download)
This app couldn’t have been more aptly named than its current name. This Android app tells the visitors everything that they want to know about Mumbai. It shows information related to the current weather (internet connection required), Trains, must visit places, city map, hotels, emergency numbers, nightlife, etc. (Download)
Easy Fare Mumbai
This application shows Mumbai Fares of Rickshaw, Taxi (Non AC), Meru, MegaCabs, EasyCabs based on Meter Reading provided by user. This app does not need internet connection in your android phone. It uses latest 2011 fares published on Mumbai Traffic Police website for Rickshaw and Non-AC Cab. It also shows Night time fares. Support for other cities and other transport types would be added in future upgrades. (Download)
Mumbai city guide
As the name suggest, the Mumbai City Guide Android app from “TripAdvisor” becomes your personal advisor and helps you find the best restaurants, tourist attractions, and hotels around you in Mumbai. You can also read the reviews of hotels and restaurants and then make an informed decision.
The app also navigates you to the hotel of your choice by using the GPS of your phone. The app also has “City Facts” which shows how and what to visit in the neighborhood. (Download)
Mumbai BEST Bus
It is the only application designed to locate the Mumbai bus routes and uses local information. The Bestbus route finder helps you navigate the public BEST bus system for Mumbai (Bombay) It even shows you the progress of the current journey. (Download)
These Mumbai-related apps will really make your stay pleasant in the financial capital of India. These apps covers all queries related to topics like hotel selection, finding the best restaurants, places of tourist attraction, train timetables, bus and cab fares, nightlife, local weather and events, etc.
Did we miss your favourite Mumbai related app? Please let us know about it via the comments.