10 Apps for 10 Types of People This Summer

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I’ve scoured the Apple and Android marketplaces for the quintessential apps for whatever your  calling may be this season. Here’s your green light to dump the Doodle Jump and pick up one or all of these top picks.

The Outdoorsman – Oh, Ranger! ParkFinder (Free)

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Updated: Apr 11, 2013
Version: 1.2.7
Size: 58.1 MB
Seller: American Park Network

Need your fix of fresh air or frisbee golf this summer? Look no further. Oh, Ranger! ParkFinder app for iPhone and Android will get you to the country’s favorite national parks and public lands in no time. The app was developed by the American Park Network the leading publisher of visitor guides for national parks for more than two decades. App Store | Google Play

The Concert and Festival Freebird- Banjo (Free)

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Updated: Mar 06, 2013
Version: 3.3
Size: 15.9 MB
Seller: DPSquared Inc

You better tie that bandana tight my dear Deadheads, because Banjo is bound to blow your hair back when you get access to all of the top images, videos and posts from the biggest events this summer. Can’t make it to Firefly, because you already broke the bank on Bonnaroo? Missed Petty, because you were too busy being wooed by Wilco? No prob! Banjo aggregates the top content right to your mobile device and has a stellar search function for finding Fatoumata Diawara. App Store | Google Play

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Get started with blues guitar with these two iPhone apps

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Despite my admiration for guitar and the delta blues, I don’t usually write about it, but I’ve recently found success in fine tuning my blues guitar playing with the help of two iPhone apps.

If you’re looking to jump head first into blues guitar or simply revisit familiar B.B. King and Cash licks, you’re going to want to download the following apps for iOS:

PanoTuner
Beginner Guitar by GuitarJamz

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PanoTuner is a very quick way to get your guitar tuned where it needs to start . Tuning is always a pain, but this app makes it seemless.

GuitarJamz beginner lessons app will get you up and running on in a few days. The app’s “host” Marty Schwartz talks you through essential chords and strumming patterns. With just a few lessons under your belt you have enough material to play and practice with.

I realized this app or the content within it was special when I drilled into sections that introduced users to highly recognizable blues styles and patterns.

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In the last couple of days I’ve been able to learn new licks and learn some simple essentials.

I felt so strongly about these two apps that I hammered out this post using WordPress (a great app for another day’s post) mobile over breakfast.