Apps for everything. Including oil …

Wanna report on the BP oil spill? There is an app for that. Yup, though there is not an app that can turn you into the next Tom Brokaw or Peter Kent, there’s one that will let you pretend to be a denizen of the fourth estate. NPR reports that, CrisisCommons, a coalition of volunteer developers, rolled out the Oil Reporter app this week. “Available for free on both iPhone and Android phones , the app is a simple interface for people who encounter oil along the Gulf Coast. Oil Reporter lets you to snap a p…

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