Date: August 30, 2010

Title: Astronomy and the iPhone


Podcaster: TecnoCasters


Description: The Tecnocasters discuss different astronomy apps for the iPhone.

Bio: TecnoCasters is the best technology podcast in Spanish. Hosted by Juan D. Guevara, Pedro Riveroll, Lorena Galan and Raul Mitre, TecnoCasters offers a funny and friendly point of view about the gadgets and technology you’ll come across in your ordinary day.

Produced simultaneously in the US and Mexico, TecnoCasters is an international podcast, specially created for the Spanish speaking audience in the world and or for all of those who want to improve their Spanish speaking skills and love technology at the same time.

Today’s sponsor: This episode of “365 Days of Astronomy” is sponsored by Kevin Marvel for June Anne Neaves Marvel.


Episode 365 Days Of Astronomy: Juan D. Guevara Torres

Hello everyone and welcome to this Episode of 365 days of Astronomy. My name is Juan Guevara Torres , Host of TecnoCasters – the best technology podcast En espanol. You can be in touch with us our website, via twitter

We are very happy and thrilled to be here with you all once again. We want to thank Nancy Atkinson, Senior Editor of Universe Today and Producer of Astronomy Cast for letting TecnoCasters be a part of such a cool project like the 365 Days of Astronomy.

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The last time the guest host for this podcast, I shared with you all the 5 top rated astronomy applications for your ipad. Since then, I got a lot of requests to do the same, but for the Iphone.

These days, it seems there is nothing you can’t do on an iPhone. Whether you want to use your phone as a GPS or just an education tool, you can do it all on iPhone. And thanks to the talented community of iPhone developers, you can now use your phone to navigate the skies right on your phone. Whether you want to know more about the stars or just want to find Pluto, it’s all possible on your phone.

So let me share with you all today, the 5 rated Astronomy Apps for your Iphone:

1) StarMap: StarMap is one of the best astronomy applications for iPhone. It can help you navigate the space and find new objects to observe fast. Hundreds of thousands of stars are available in its database.

2) Sky Gazer: Sky Gazer is designed for astronomy beginners, and it gets you familiar with the most important stars in the sky. And it uses iPhone 3GS’ compass feature to help you identify planets, stars, and more.

3) Distant Suns: Personal Universe: Distant Suns comes with thousands of stars and planets and helps you explore the sky right on your iPhone.

4) GoSkyWatch Planetarium: GoSkyWatch Planetarium is wonderful application that helps you locate and identify planets in the sky. If you are into astronomy, you are going to have a lot of fun with the star finder and other features available with this app.

5) Pocket Universe: Pocket Universe is another cool iPhone application that lets you navigate the stars and learn new things about this field. Great for beginners.

Well, that is all for us today. Be sure to check to keep up with this podcast!! And for those who love gadgets and technology and speak spanish dont forget so subscribe to the TecnoCasters – the best technology postcast en Espanol.

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My name is Juan Guevara Torres, host of TecnoCasters, and … thanks for listening!


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