March 13, 2012
Green is the new black – well, only for this Saturday at least. St. Patrick’s Day is upon us, and you’ve got parades to attend, beers to drink, pinches to avoid, and pubs to take advantage of. We’ve got a list of iOS and Android apps to ensure your weekend is celebrated in the true Irish spirit–read on to channel the luck of the Irish!
Happy Hours – Free
Not sure where to start your St. Patty’s day celebrations? With the Happy Hours app, find the best happy hour deals near you. Find details on the bar including menu, location, amenities and reviews as well as their food and drink specials for the day. Supporting over 100 cities in the US and featuring over 30,000 food & drink specials, plan your St. Patty’s day bar crawl with the best happy hour specials for FREE, in the iTunes Store or Google Play Store.
iBeer – Free
Turn your phone screen into your own personal glass of beer with the iBeer app. Whether you want to trick your other drunk friends or you’re the DD looking to join in on the fun, use this app to simulate a real glass of beer. Simply tilt your phone back and watch as the liquid simulation pours into your mouth–but be careful not to shake too much or your beer will turn into foam and bubbles. Drink the night away (without really getting drunk) for FREE in the iTunes Store or Google Play Store!
iPUBQUIZ – St. Patrick’s Day – Free
Test your knowledge of all things Irish with the iPUBQUIZ – St. Patrick’s Day edition app. Freshly released for 2012, answer questions about St. Patty’s Day history (In which century was St. Patrick born?) or questions about general Irish culture (Which US city has the largest Irish population?). Each right answer is 500 points and after your game, you can enter your score to see how you compare on the global leaderboard. Grab the app for FREE at the iTunes Store—it’s only available in March!
Irish Slang Dictionary – $0.99
Brush up on your Irish slang in order to make your way through the pubs this weekend! In the Irish Slang Dictionary app, the words are displayed in alphabetical order with translations underneath. You can store your favorite phrases for quick reference, and when your Irish friends compliment you on your deadly bazzer, you can respond with the appropriate “Thank You”. Get the app on sale for a limited time only ($0.99) in the iTunes Store today!
Slacker Radio – Free
Every celebration needs its own soundtrack, and with the Slacker Radio app you can play the St. Patrick’s Day radio all weekend long. The program is hand-picked and hosted by seven-piece Celtic punk band, Flogging Molly. This station will pay tribute to Irish music spanning the decades, including featured artists such as Sharon Shannon, Christy Moore, The Dubliners, and Dropkick Murphys. And if you want to phase out of the Irish bands, choose from other radio stations or create your own! Get the best of Irish music for FREE with in the iTunes Store or Google Play Store.
Angry Birds Seasons – $0.99
As always, this classic game has a special St. Patrick’s Day twist in the Angry Birds Seasons app. With 15 levels of green-themed challenges, send your birds to crash into leprechaun hat-wearing pigs. Save the golden eggs (you do know about those, right?) and get the lucky pots of gold with this holiday update. And once you’ve gone through all the challenges, you can send your friends St. Patrick’s Day cards complete with all your favorite Angry Birds characters. Get those green pigs for only $0.99 in the iTunes Store or Google Play Store!
Patrick’s Day cards complete with all your favorite Angry Birds characters. Get those green pigs for only $0.99 in the iTunes Store or Google Play Store!