Tech to celebrate Chinese New YearChinese New Year begins Thursday. Get into the spirit by downloading apps to determine your Chinese zodiac sign or to help you find festive recipes. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports in this Tech Minute.
Are you a horse, tiger, dragon, or pig? Find your Chinese zodiac and learn about the qualities that define people born in your birth year. Android and iPhone users will enjoy a free ap called Chinese Horoscope. They're from different companies but offer similar services like daily and weekly horoscopes. Get the whole family to the Chinese New Year fun with the free iPhone app, Lunar New Year. Learn about the holiday through interactive games as dragon visits a chinese village to collect coins. You might even brush up on your chinese with their spoken audio clips teaching you how to pronounce certain words relating to the festivities. And finally, if you want to take your Chinese New Year celebration into the kitchen, download a recipe app to learn to make authentic Chinese food. iPhone users will enjoy the free Chinese recipes by iFood.tv app for it's instructional videos fo dishes from all different regions in China. Android users should try a simple app, also called Chinese Food, as it features 100 of the basic beloved recipes. In San Francisco, I'm Cara Suboi. Cnet.com for CBS News [MUSIC]