This Independence Day, grab your Android smartphone or tablet and celebrate America. Whether you’re into history, just watching out for fireworks or holding a party with friends, here are some helpful Android apps to ensure you have a fun and friendly Fourth of July.
This American Life (Free)
This popular Chicago Public Media (NPR) show hosted by Ira Glass is perfect for people looking for stories about American culture and life that run the gamut of emotions from inspiring, to moving, to funny, to flat-out peculiar. The TAL app features on-demand access to the entire 400+ episode archive, plus a link to the weekly live stream. If you’re just kicking back and relaxing this Fourth of July, why not listen to the show’s intriguing mix of themed episodes from the Peabody Award-winning show.
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