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Get a Hobby: Astronomy Apps!

Astronomy buffs know their stuff. But for those who want to know more about the universe’s vast expanse, a galaxy full of apps exist a touchscreen away. SkySafari: Beginners should use the “lite” version, but for those deep into the cosmos, the full version of this app identifies as many as 300,000 stars and includes … Continue reading Get a Hobby: Astronomy Apps! →

Get a Hobby: Photography with Camera Apps

The primary rules of photography have not changed much in the digital age. The Rule of Thirds still stands, as do traditional perspective, balancing, and framing guidelines. But advances in technology now used in this medium have made it possible for anyone to take truly creative photos, with or without following those rules. In fact, … Continue reading Get a Hobby: Photography with Camera Apps →

Get a Hobby: Birdwatching, with apps

A bird in the hand… Apps are so great. Those little programs on your mobile phone — inexpensive, fun, and sometimes even useful — launch you into any number of worlds you want to find yourself. There are more than 245,000 apps in the Apple store alone. If you wished for a specific kind of … Continue reading Get a Hobby: Birdwatching, with apps →

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