Apps: Put some sparkle in Independence Day

Look in the app stores for ways to

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Look in the app stores for ways to put some sparkle in the Independence Day celebrations this year, including where to find fireworks displays. This show is the TD Bank Celebrate America Fireworks in Eisenhower Park on July 2, 2011 in East Meadow. (Credit: Howard Schnapp)

While apps for mobile devices aren't quite as American as apple pie just yet, there are more than a few that showcase the best and brightest features of our country. They are also very helpful in planning any Fourth of July celebrations. Here are our five favorites. This American Life (iPhone, iPod Touch, Android, $2.99; iPad, $4.99) In many ways, "This American Life" host Ira Glass is...

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