There are many ways Americans celebrate the fourth of July – but whether you’ll be firing up the BBQ, putting together an outrageous fireworks display, or just draping yourself in the Stars & Stripes and parading around your neighborhood in nothing else (maybe that last one is a little excessive…), you can still add to the experience and spirit of Independence Day. Which of course, means firing up your iPhone or iPad, and getting patriotic with the following apps. Update! A whole range of games and apps have gone on sale to celebrate 4th July – find the list here: iPhone & iPad App Store sale.
July 4th Fun, Facts & Trivia
Size: 2.4 MB
Developer: Harald Schierhuber
Let’s start with some trivia! How much do you know about your country’s history? This little game is set out in the form of multiple choice questions with training and competition modes so you can answer against the clock!
4th of July Solitaire
Size: 11.5 MB
Developer: 24/7 Games LLC
This free card game takes a different approach and patriates an already existing game. Though it’s essentially reskinning an old favorite, it all helps to get in the mood! Comes with nine games including Klondike Solitaire, Freecell, and Spider Solitaire.
ScrapPad – Stars and Stripes – Patriotic Photo Album
Size: 63.1 MB
Developer: Album tArt LLC
Well regarded scrap-booking app ScrapPad has a patriotic edition for this weekend! Fourth July is a great time to get the family together for some photos, so why not liven them up with scrap book fun! You can even get them printed afterwards.
BANG! [HD] 4th of July
Size: 20.1 MB
Developer: SpinVector S.p.A
For those that don’t know, BANG! is a fantastic spaghetti-Western tactical board game. Of course, this is the special edition, focusing on the American Revolutionary War. It includes all the favorites; Washington, Jefferson… and King George III!
Declaration for iPhone and iPod Touch
Developer: Clint Bagwell
And finally, dive into the document at the center of fourth of July; the Declaration of Independence. The app itself provides a copy of the text, alongside historical notes, and images of the signers and their biographical information. Get educated!