Five Great (and Free!) Apps to Capture Your 4th of July Memories

Fireworks If you believe selfies should be a constitutional right and that no fireworks show should go un-hashtagged, this edition of Free App Friday (on a Thursday!) is for you. As always, while they're free now, we can't guarantee how long they'll last--so don't wait too long. GifBoom (Android and iOS): Still shots don’t cut it, especially when they’re of the fireworks your neighbors set off in a trashcan on the street or your cousin’s face emerging from a pie-eating contest covered in victory. Create GIFs and add filters, text overlays, and music. One-touch sharing to social networks means you can get that GIF up before your great-aunt can say, "Add me on the face books." Sphere (iOS): What’s the point of having the greatest red, white, and blue cookout if you can’t take a 360-degree photo of it? As Thomas Jefferson once said, "Go big or go home."

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