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Annadale app review: getting to and from Staten Island

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Introduction

Getting to and from Staten Island has never been easier as you can use this next app in order to access the train and ferry schedule. The Annadale app can be used on your iPod touch, iPad, and iPhone and provides users with the complete schedule with arrival and departure times. Whether you are a regular commuter or a tourist this app can certainly make transportation a whole lot smoother and prevents you from needing to download multiple apps.

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Annadale - Staten Island Ferry and Train

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Ferry and Train Information in One Location

Instead of having separate apps for the ferry and train information regarding Staten Island why not download the Annadale app and get everything you need in one spot. It's here you'll find the complete schedule for the Staten Island Railway and the Staten Island Ferry complete with information such as planned work, delays, and service changes. What's great is that the app doesn't require an Internet connection to access the schedule and all schedules are supported: holiday, weekend, and weekday. Even if you aren't looking for the current day's schedule you can also plan ahead and check any date's schedule.

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The app hasn't been updated in over two years with the last update including one for customers whenever the MTA servers aren't working. The app has four out of five stars from users yet the comments are a bit more mixed. It seems as though the schedules may not be up-to-date at all times, which is of course a pretty big part of the app.

There is no need for an Internet connection in order to view the schedule
There is no need for an Internet connection in order to view the schedule

Taking a Closer Look

When it comes to the Annadale app there are a surprising amount of features built into the app such as the fact it can use your device's GPS in order to find the closest stop, you can get notifications from the MTA regarding delays, you can set up an alarm for your arrival stop and destination information, it is a universal offering so you just pay once and access it on all your devices. The app even has a social aspect to it that makes it possible to tweet to your friends if there is a delay and you can share you actual trip information by Facebook, Twitter, email, and SMS. As soon as you open the app you'll be able to view all the current information on the closest station. While the user interface is rather bland looking it still gets the job done and is at least quick to navigate.

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Share your trip information by social media
Share your trip information by social media

Annadale - Staten Island Ferry and Train

$0.99

Pros and Cons

Pros

  • The user interface is very quick and simple to navigate
  • There is no need for an Internet connection to view the schedule information
  • View the current day as well as any future date
  • Get complete schedules for the Staten Island Railway and Ferry
  • Share your trip information by social media
  • Get information on delays and service changes

Cons

  • The user interface is rather bland and bare
  • Some users have commented that the content isn’t up-to-date

Final Words

The Annadale app for your iPod touch, iPad, and iPhone makes it possible to use the Staten Island Ferry and Railway with ease thanks to the amount of information included.

Annadale - Staten Island Ferry and Train

$0.99
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