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Looking for a way to get some quick information about Orlando from your phone?  Orlando apps to the rescue.  Here is a listing of smartphone apps that I have come across.  Some I use religiously others I have just read good reviews about.  Let me know if you have a favorite that is not listed below.

1. Buy Local Orlando

Get discounts, save money and support Orlando businesses with the Buy Local Orlando smart phone application. Take advantage of special offers and discounts for your dining, shopping, entertaining and service-related needs year round.
Even if you don't have a smart phone, you can still support the program and take advantage of any special offers or discounts by using the free Buy Local Orlando consumer cards, which can be printed from the website.

Cost: Free Orlando Discount Appp
Online Link: Buy Local Orlando
Availability: iTunes

2. Live Airport - Orlando Lite

Flying out, flying in, transferring, or picking up friends and families at the Orlando International Airport. Receive real-time push notifications for your flight status, gate change and/or flight delay alerts.  View terminal maps and important information about the Orlando International Airport.

Cost:  Free Orlando Airport App - will display advertisements.
Availability: iTunes

3. Orlando parkIN'

The Orlando Downtown Development Board has launched a wonderful mobile tool to help patrons locate information about parking in the Downtown Orlando area.  The app includes pricing, locations and hours of operation for over 15 Downtown Orlando  parking garages and lots.

Cost:  Free Downtown Orlando Public Parking App
Online Link: Orlando parkIN'
Availability: iTunes, Android Market

4. Orlando Sentinel

Read the latest headline stories relating to Orlando and the nation.  Breaking news for sports, weather, business and entertainment.  Read Orlando Sentinel bloggers and columnists or view picture galleries.

Cost:  Free Orlando Newspaper App
Online Link: Orlando Sentinel
Availability: iTunes, Android Market

5. Scott Joseph Restaurant Guide

A guide to Orlando area restaurants including Walt Disney Word and Universal Orlando.  Reviews of over 250 restaurants can be found and sorted by cuisine, location and extra features such as kid friendly, late night dining and outdoor dining.

Cost: Free Orlando Restaurant App
Online Link: Scott Joseph Restaurant Guide
Availability: iTunes

6. FDOP 511 Traffic App

The Florida 511 Traveler Information System provides traffic information on all of Florida's interstates, toll roads and many major metropolitan roadways. This app provides the same real-time traffic and travel time information as the 511 phone system and FL511.com

Cost: Free Orlando Traffic Appp
Online Link: FL 511.com
Availability: iTunes

7. Save My City

The City of Winter Park partnered with SaveMyCity to launch a new, FREE smartphone application that uses Global Positioning System (GPS) to show shoppers and diners what real-time deals are being offered near them in Winter Park.

Cost: Free City of Winter Park App
Online Link: City of Winter Park
Availability: iTunes

8. Red Cross Hurricane App

Get instant access to hurricane safety steps and weather alerts for areas in the path of an upcoming storm. Receive real time information for coastal residents and travelers to the Orlando area.

Cost: Free Hurricane App
Online Link: Red Cross Hurricane Ap
Availability: iTunes and Android.

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