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If you upgraded early and don’t have an iBrick 3G, you’re presumably cruising Apple’s new app store. And if you’re also a green geek who’s looking to save fuel, and some money on high gas prices, we found 5 applications that can help you out; they’re […]

If you upgraded early and don’t have an iBrick 3G, you’re presumably cruising Apple’s new app store. And if you’re also a green geek who’s looking to save fuel, and some money on high gas prices, we found 5 applications that can help you out; they’re basically replacements for the little notebook and pencil your dad kept in the glove compartment to track his gas usage, just with a touchscreen interface.

MPGAccuFuel: Tracks mileage and spits out slick graphs and quick comparisons of performance. Hypermilers, enjoy. Made by Appigo. 99 cents. Update: Developer Appigo has renamed this app “AccuFuel.”

FuelGage: Same functionality as MPG but no graphs. Tracks multiple vehicles and trip totals, good for splitting gas costs. Made by Joseph Kueser. 99 cents

GasHog: A less slick-looking MPG. No graphs.
99 cents

CarStat: Even less powerful and less slick MPG. This one does, however, track fuel costs and multiple cars but charges you a dollar more. Made by Stephen Blessing. $1.99

WHERE: GPS and GasBuddy work together to get you gas prices from the nearest stations. Made by uLocate Communications. Free.

Also check out the video iPhone apps on our sister site NewTeeVee round-up.

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  1. News that caught my eye this week at ProBargainHunter.com Monday, July 14, 2008

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  2. Appigo Support Tuesday, July 15, 2008

    We’ve recently renamed the MPG product to now be called AccuFuel since version 1.1 (available soon on the App Store) will support international measuring units (kilometers). Will you please update your reference to state “AccuFuel” instead of MPG?

  3. iPhone Gas Mileage Apps ~ Technobabble Tuesday, July 15, 2008

    [...] GigaOM’s Earth2Tech jumped right on the topic on Friday, with a quick rundown on 5 iPhone Apps to Help Save Gas. I didn’t catch the GigaOM post until late on Monday, when I tripped into an EcoGeek [...]

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  5. Applications for the iPhone help you save gas | Wippz-Automotive News, Social Community Wednesday, July 16, 2008

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  6. Applications for the iPhone help you save gas Wednesday, July 16, 2008

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  7. Applications for the iPhone help you save gas » myGreenCar .eu Wednesday, July 16, 2008

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  11. Buddy Bradford Friday, August 1, 2008

    NetRouter, an application that can be accessed with the iPhone, saves fuel by creating optimal routes for trucks and service call vehicles that serve customers or company-owned stores. Go to http://www.netrouter.com.

  12. 25+ Tools for a Road Trip 2.0 Monday, August 4, 2008

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  16. Let’s just put a stop to the high gas prices altogether. We could boycott the oil companies and stop buying gas but we just can’t do without our vehicles. You can convert your vehicle to a water hybrid. To learn more go to http://stoppayingatthepump.com

  17. Apple knows it job!iPhone 3G is the real stuff!Thanks for great review

  18. A great resource to saving gas is http://www.gasbuddy.com. You can find the cheapest gas in your town. Also try http://www.savegas4you.com. They sell innovative new ways to easily save gas.

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  20. Max, if you can send me a screenshot or the exact text you get, I’ll look into it.

    support@gigaom.com

  21. Don’t forget to check out other Green Apps, like Go Green Free, Green Tips, GreenMeter and our app MeterRead (Go Green, Save Green!) which allows users to easily read their electric meter and see how much kW-h will be used at the current pace. It’s great to see how much those Christmas lights will cost this year!

    Peace,

    Mark
    MeterRead
    zerogate.com

  22. These are pretty cool apps I must say! Just another reason why everyone should own an iPhone. I bought mine about 6 months ago and honestly can’t live without it. Definitely these are great tools to help you save gas! We’ll be seeing gas prices go up again I’m sure….

  23. Few Free Gave SAVING TIPS Monday, March 2, 2009

    This is great to have a such app on your iphone, but i have few free tips that can be used to cut your fuel cost for free. i was going over throught websites found few government based gas saving tips.

    1. http://www.edmunds.com/advice/fueleconomy/articles/106842/article.html

    2.
    http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/pubs/consumer/alerts/alt064.shtm

    3.
    http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/microsites/energysavings/savegas/flash.html

    4.
    http://www.thedailygreen.com/environmental-news/latest/save-money-gas-47050902

    5.
    http://www.epa.gov/OMS/consumer/17-tips.pdf

    i really liked the 5th its pdf. you can print it out and give it to friends and family.

  24. Free Iphone Apps Monday, March 2, 2009

    These apps are fantastic and the app store is even more fantastic.. there are 100s of free apps including lots of gas saving apps.
    the people who dont have iphone yet… i say its a must have phone. before you buy iphone try the app store on your firneds phone and must see how fun the iphone free apps are.

    with best wishes,
    App Store Expert
    Usman Sanaullah
    Techbot.net

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  29. Is there something available for BlackBerries? Moblu.ca has a Twitter feed, but what about those of us who only have email service and no web services enabled? A simple off-line system that feeds Moblu.ca and connects when you are back in range would be great. An email with a txt string should do it. Moblu.ca already supports that via Twitter. Anyone?

  30. Really wonderful iphone applications. Good news for iphone lovers.

  31. So Long, MPG: Plug-in Cars to Deliver Next-Gen Hypermiling Tools Sunday, October 11, 2009

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  34. Solar Panel Dave Sunday, January 24, 2010

    These are all really great iphone apps to save energy, although taking it once step further would be to power your iphone with solar panels. Products like Solio and Powermonkey can do this.
    Cheers

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    Safe Driving!

  38. iphone app reviews Tuesday, March 30, 2010

    There is definitely some value to be had with these apps, especially considering how cheap (or free!) most of them are. Now, if only one could help me get better gas mileage, I would be very happy!

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