Apps to make your Fourth of July sparkle


It’s Independence Day, America’s birthday. A reason to celebrate, reflect and get your grill on. There are ample apps to amp up your holiday enjoyment. Get your fill of the grill: There are tons of recipe apps out there. Weber’s On the Grill offers you over 300 triple-tested, classic recipes from its bestselling cookbooks, from starters and sauces to marinades and desserts. It lets you create a shopping list, itemized by category. Plus, the folks who make grills give you hints on techniques, including instructional videos. And since timing is key, the app offers a timer and guide for everything from fruit to red meat. It’s $4.99 and comes in both iOS and Android versions. Read the full story at The Los Angeles Times.

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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