My Favorite Android Apps for Oakland, California

Jul 7, 2011

Oakland is an up and coming area of Northern California in the East Bay. There are some lovely hidden gems here – and it’s still the kind of place where making the wrong turn can lead you into trouble. Here are some apps to help you make good choices.

Travel Guide – USA – Oakland

This app is like having a free guidebook for Oakland – it has info on the city including nightlife, food, drink, cafes, activities, shopping, etc as well as landmarks and history. Useful.


Bay Area Traffic

This free app helps you make good choices about which route to take in Oakland and the rest of the Bay Area. It links to traffic images/cams from – or to Google Traffic in one click. Nice shortcut for planning your route.


Bay Area Ferries: AnyStop

This app gives you real-time arrival and departure info for ferries in the Bay Area. Works well, very accurate, great if you are using the ferries to commute.


Oakland Raiders Wallpaper

Show your support for your favorite team – The Raiders – with these high quailty Oakland Raiders wallpapers.


Derby Girls

This app has info and schedules for three roller derby teams in the Bay Area including The Oakland Outlaws. You can view photos, watch videos, and learn about the teams.


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