Peterson Birds of North America -- app on sale today for $0.99

I like having birding apps on my iPad, though they do take up a bit of memory. You can get Peterson Birds of North America today for $0.99 (for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch). The regular price is $14.99. This classic bird guide has illustrations, bird songs, range maps, and nest photos for over 800 species in North America.

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Jim Karpen holds a Ph.D. in literature and writing, and has a love of gizmos. His doctoral dissertation focused on the revolutionary consequences of digital technologies and anticipated some of the developments taking place in the industry today. Jim has been writing about the Internet and technology since 1994 and has been using Apple's visionary products for decades.