It is the first week of July, and here in the United States we all tend to celebrate the 4th, Independence Day, differently. Whether it’s gathering with family and friends and having a barbecue, enjoying your day out on the boat, or enjoying the evening with fireworks, most likely you are going to have your iPhone in hand.
After checking out a ton of patriotic and 4th of July-related iPhone apps, we have come up with our list of our favorite iPhone apps that will help you celebrate our nation’s independence. Here are the top 10 Patriotic iPhone apps for the 4th of July.
United States Quizzle
Want to test your knowledge of the United States? Do you know the Capital of Florida? Or the Texas State Flower? Check out this iPhone app that gives you random questions. United States Quizzle is free.
Fireworks Sound Effects
Fireworks Sound Effects, by Wallace Consultancy LLC, is a sound effects app that contains four ear popping fireworks sounds that will have you begging for more. The Fireworks Sound Effect app allows you to loop your favorite firework sound over and over again for only 99 cents.
M.A.S.H. 4th July
M.A.S.H. 4th July is a twist on the fortune telling game, MASH (mansion, apartment, shack, house). Find out about your 4th of July barbecue where hilarious things may happen! Will Nick Cannon stop by with cupcakes or will Cody Simpson sing a song for you? Only this game can tell. This iPhone app is free.
Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks
Even if you are not in the New York City area, where they have the official Macy’s 4th of July fireworks spectacular, you might want to check out this app. Macy’s and MyCityWay (MCW) have teamed up again to bring you the official app of the 36th Annual Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks. There are chances to win 2013 Macy’s Fireworks tickets, plus a countdown to the show with live synchronized music. If you are not in the NYC area, then you can certainly watch these fireworks on TV.
BANG! 4th of July
“BANG!” is the world’s best selling wild-west themed board game that you can play right on your iPhone. They have customized it for the 4th of July. Play this free, easy version of “BANG” with George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, King George III and other characters of the American War of Independence and discover the basics of the game that has enthralled over 700,000 players in the world.
With iFirework, you can tap the screen and watch the fireworks show. No need to get out the lighter to light these fireworks. If fireworks are banned in your city or county, you can still enjoy setting off your own fireworks. Costs 99 cents on the app store.
4th Of July: Spot The Difference For Kids Free
Celebrate the Fourth of July with patriotic photos that are slightly different from each other–see if you can spot the difference. The images are beautiful and kids will learn to pay attention to what they see, as they try to figure out the 5 differences between the images before the time runs out. This iPhone app is free.
Fourth of July Mahjong
Fourth of July Mahjong, by Battleline Studios, is for those who love playing Mahjong. With six challenging and layouts, great sounds, and patriotic backgrounds and tiles, you’ll feel like lighting off fireworks all year long! This app is free.
This has to be one of the better fireworks apps on the app store. Create spectacular pyrotechnic firework performances by tapping the screen to select a firecracker style and color. Sequence your own shows then share with friends and family through Facebook. Customize your location from several major US cities or add your own background image. You can even take a photo of your own house and have your own fireworks display. Costs 99 cents on the app store.
There are literally hundreds of patriotic, fireworks, and 4th of July iPhone apps available, depending on whether you are looking for 4th of July iPhone apps that are games, fireworks-related apps, or just music. Now if where was only an iPhone app that allows us to electronically control the firing of our own fireworks display, that would be an app worth checking out.