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Travelers learn there’s an app for that

Out of 1,000 people polled, 60 percent of travelers with mobile devices have downloaded one or more travel apps, and 38 percent have used an app to plan a trip, according to results from a TripAdvisor survey.

Before leaving home, survey respondents said they used their smartphones mostly for researching restaurants (52 percent), reading about destinations (46 percent) and reading other travelers’ reviews (45 percent). Booking and researching accommodations and flights also scored high on the list…