1iPhone, iPad Apps to Display Your July 4th Patriotism
by Nathan Eddy
2Go Retro With Vintage July 4th Cards ($1.99)
Spanning from the Victorian Era to Post-World War II America, these vintage cards will bring you way, way back.
3Fourth of July Quiz Tests Your American Spirit ($1.99)
Do you think you know all fundamental information about all the states? How are you on the New Jersey flag? Test your knowledge with this app.
4Fourth of July Mahjong Is a Puzzle of Cultures (Free)
This ancient Chinese game gets an American makeover just in time for the holiday—a good way to take a break from fireworks and food.
5U.S. Pocket Reference Puts You in the Know ($1.99)
Discover a wealth of our most important documents, including the Constitution, inaugural addresses and landmark Supreme Court decisions.
6BestParking Finds You the Most Convenient Spot (Free)
It’s no fun searching for a spot near the parade route. This app helps you find the most convenient parking garages in 90 cities across the United States.
7Fourth of July Recipes to Get the Party Started ($0.99)
Delight your taste buds with more than 200 lip-smacking Independence Day recipes, including All American Buffalo Wings and Lemon Firecrackers.
8Fireworks Pop Puts Pyrotechnics in Your Pocket ($0.99)
Who needs the professionals? Create your own pyrotechnic extravaganza this July Fourth, with the ability to select styles and colors, and then sequence your own shows to share with friends.
9Patriotic Music Box Lets You Jam Out, American-Style ($0.99)
Sing along to “The Star Spangled Banner,” “The Army Song,” “Hail to the Chief” and dozens of others—just try to sing on (Francis Scott) key.
10Holiday Picture It! Pro Turns Photos Red, White & Blue ($3.99)
Spread Fourth of July fever with a fun photo festooned with patriotic hats, fireworks, flags and all sorts of American memorabilia. Feel free to go overboard.
11Today in American History App Offers Year ‘Round Reminders ($0.99)
Just because July Fourth is the most important day in the country’s history doesn’t mean there aren’t thousands of others. Keep the spirit of the stars and stripes alive every day with a guide to the events that shaped America, day by day.