APP ROUNDUP

Load th­ese apps on your phone for ex­tra sum­mer fun—and a lit­tle added out­door help.

Do It Yourself - - Cool Tools -

AUDUBON BIRD GUIDE APP

A free and com­plete field guide to more than 800 species of North Amer­i­can birds helps iden­tify birds near you and keeps track of birds al­ready seen. It in­cludes hours of au­dio clips of songs and calls. $0; audubon.org/app

STARMAP 2

Carry a plan­e­tar­ium with you via the Starmap app, de­signed by as­tronomers. Hold your smart de­vice to the night sky to iden­tify stars, plan­ets, con­stel­la­tions, and the In­ter­na­tional Space Sta­tion. Gaze at a moon map and a 3-D model of the uni­verse. $0; star-map.fr

MYRADAR

There’s a weather app, and then there’s this weather app, which tells you about in­com­ing storms, wind, wild­fire, and more, in ad­di­tion to a nor­mal fore­cast. Now you can stake your tent in the right shel­ter from the wind and get out of Dodge be­fore a se­vere storm comes sweep­ing through. $0; myradar.com

SUN EX­PO­SURE REF­ER­ENCE APP

Know ex­actly how long you can stay in the sun be­fore burn­ing, when to reap­ply sunscreen, and how much sun pro­tec­tion you’ll need based on the cur­rent UV fore­cast. $0.99; prod­ucts .wol­fra­mal­pha.com

GRILLTIME

Have a his­tory of burn­ing the burg­ers? Pick the type of meat and de­sired level of done­ness in this app, then set the timer. Charred meat no more.

$1.99; itunes.ap­ple.com

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