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CNET News Video: Fun road-tripping apps for a smooth ride

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CNET News Video: Fun road-tripping apps for a smooth ride

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If your summer travel plans include fueling up the family car, packing up the kids, and hitting the open road, you don't want to leave home without your smartphone loaded with a few handy apps. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on fun -- and helpful -- road-tripping apps to ensure a smooth ride.

Can. A few cheap Smartphone apps can go a long way on the open road of the sites -- useful basics like a weather app and one for finding cheap gas -- the local public radio station. There -- they'll make your vacation more fun. By the perfect campsite before nightfall with a -- 99 camp finder app. After you plug your location the Apple search through its database of 161000. Campgrounds and RV parks to make local suggestions. -- -- -- on -- in the backseat entertainment 99 cents for a bingo app is money well spent. We like -- shipping -- US for its varying degrees of difficulty and different categories of objects to search for. Text of cards or -- signs. And finally one -- my inner parts of a road trip is trying out the local flavor for 299 classic American -- -- we'll connect at all local dive in the area. Get directions hours of operation and even reviews for more than 1000 greasy -- locations coast to coast. Happy travels and service -- -- cars to boy cnet.com for CBS news yeah.

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