In Pictures: 10 essential Windows 8 travel apps

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Meet1/2Way

A fun and useful app for those inclined toward evenhanded compromise, Meet1/2Way does exactly what its name implies, showing the halfway point between two locations. However, the app also takes the idea a step further by pulling in map information to show you nearby meeting places, such as coffee shops, restaurants, or -- ahem -- hotels. Use this app carefully: I'm on the West Coast, and when I suggested to my East Coast-based family that we split the difference and have Christmas dinner at the Arby's near Lexington, Neb., they were ... unamused.

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