03.14.2013Personal Tech

You Don't Need Luck to Find These Great St. Patrick's Day Apps

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While many cities around the country boast exciting and lively St. Patrick’s Day festivities, several cities right here in the Midwest are renowned for their celebrations. Whether you hail from Chicago, St. Louis, Cedar Rapids, Detroit, Cleveland or anywhere in-between, you will have little trouble finding a slew of St. Patrick's Day spirit on Sunday. No matter where you find yourself this holiday, you’ll want to ensure you’re celebrating this St. Patrick’s Day as all good “Irish” strive to do. Luckily, with today’s technology, you can bring out your inner-Irish side with the help of your Verizon Wireless smartphone or tablet device and these fun and inventive apps.

Whether you are trying to bring some holiday spirit to your pictures, want to learn to cheer like an Irish native or even cook your own soda bread, these apps will help ensure your St. Patrick’s Day will be both “grand” and “fierce,” leaving your friends “green” with envy!

  • Taxometer ($.99 on Apple) helps you find a taxi in your area and will even estimate your cab fare to your desired destination. If you’ve had one too many green beers, you can use this app to get home from the day’s festivities safely.
  • St. Patrick’s Day Photo Effects (free on Apple) allows you to add fun St. Patrick’s Day themed effects to your photos. Snap photos of friends and family during the festivities, add some phone effects and upload pictures to your Twitter, Facebook or email.
  • Irish Slang Dictionary ($.99 on Apple, free on Android) allows you to search for various Irish slang terms to use during your St. Patrick’s Day festivities. Find out the slang terms for everything from the word 'cool' to the term for dessert.
  • St. Patrick’s Day Cards (free on Android) lets you create an authentic Irish card and share it with friends and family for St. Patrick’s Day. It features Irish templates and sayings that can be shared via email.
  • St. Patrick’s Day Recipes ($1.99 on Apple and Android) features 41 traditional Irish dishes, including corned beef, cabbage and soda bread.

No matter your origins, you can be as Irish as you want to be this Sunday. With these great St. Patrick's Day apps, you’ll be able to get your green on just in time for this year’s celebration.

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