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Four free mobile tools that will steer you right:

Yelp: Read local reviews. The app's new "Monocle" button activates the camera mode. Point your phone at a street, and reviews will pop up for any business shown on the screen.

Gogobot: Connect this review app to Facebook to see which of your friends has visited a destination. Plus, turn your photos into virtual postcards you can send via email or text.

Waze: See real-time traffic updates, as submitted by the app's 50 million users. Waze also flags nearby gas stops (with prices) and tips you off to accidents and other obstructions.

GasBuddy: This app does just one thing but does it well: It finds cheap gas using the latest user-reported data. See options plotted on a map or use the list view to sort by price or proximity.

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  @Money - Last updated July 26 2013 06:02 PM ET
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