This content is rated TV-MA, and is for viewers 18 years or older. Are you of age?
Sorry, you are not old enough to view this content.

CNET News Video: Tech Minute: Camping apps

About Video Transcript

CNET News Video: Tech Minute: Camping apps

1:03 /

If you plan on venturing into the great outdoors this summer, don't forget to pack your tech. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on the best apps to help you plan your camping trip and survive the wilderness.

Before you even think about pitching that tent, download the $3 Camp Finder app onto your iPhone or Android. This app will search through 18,000 reviewed campsites and RV parks to find the perfect fit for your family's needs. If you're prone to forgetful packing, then the $1 Camping List app for the iPhone will be your saving grace. Customize packing list and check off the boxes, so you never forget that flashlight or a pair of hiking boots again. Revive your old scouting skills with a $2 Knot Guide for both iPhones and Androids. From the adjustable bend to the Zeppelin loop, this app offers easy to follow step by step directions from more than 100 useful knots. Finally, it's good to be prepared for that worst case scenario. The free survival guide for iPhones or the $6 SAS Survival Guide for Androids, will tell you how to handle a snake bite, water shortage, extreme weather and more. Never hurts to be prepared. In San Francisco, I'm Kara Tsuboi, CNET.com for CBS News.

New releases

2015 Audi TT: New face and full...
6:42 October 30, 2014
Over the years the Audi TT has become one of the most recognisable sports cars on the road. Some dismissed...
Play video
Use a tablet as a photography...
2:08 October 30, 2014
Your iPad or Android tablet can be used as an instant photographic light. CNET's Lexy Savvides shows you how...
Play video
Huawei does the Honors in CNET...
35:27 October 30, 2014
Huawei has a new name for Europe, while drones are proving to be both good and evil this Halloween.
Play video
The 404 Show 1,572: Marvel phase...
34:31 October 30, 2014
Today Jeff and Iyaz discuss Marvel's phase 3 movie ambitions, the legalities of Spider-man, cancellation bear...
Play video
The 404 Show 1,565: Bayonetta 2...
34:16 October 30, 2014
Bayonetta 2 is a Wii U exclusive title that is getting near-perfect scores across the board, though a few...
Play video
ThinkPad 10 takes a kitchen sink...
2:30 October 30, 2014
With a large ecosystem of docks, keyboards, and covers, this 10-inch Windows 8 tablet can remake itself to...
Play video
Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 tablets powers...
2:43 October 30, 2014
The 8.9-inch tablet adds item-identifying Firefly function and audio enhancing Dolby Atmos technology.
Play video
App that translates sign language...
1:37 October 30, 2014
Many millions of people worldwide live with a disabling hearing loss. Now a team of deaf entrepreneurs is...
Play video