Whether you enjoy astrology for entertainment or personal meaning, a mobile horoscope app keeps you in the know.
These free apps range from fun daily horoscopes to in-depth forecasts based on your birth chart. Mix it up with Western, Indian and Chinese astrology options. With one click, add the mystery of tarot to your fortune. These apps for iPhone and Android are easy to use and offer something for every astrology buff.
1. Horoscope for iPhone
Now you can get the accuracy of a personalized astrology reading on your iPhone. Horoscope by Astrolome Inc. delivers forecasts based on your birth chart for individualized results.
Features include daily real-time updates, planetary transits, and comments from astrologers on your major events. You can choose to have your personal horoscope emailed every morning. While the basic app is free, it offers several features that are priced separately for a customized experience. Choose from monthly and yearly predictions, daily tips, and detailed information about your birth chart. For a one-time purchase, you can load the astrological profiles of an unlimited number of friends and family members. Another unique in-app purchase lets you ask a professional astrologer for advice and even choose your favorite from a directory of experts.
2. Chinese Horoscope for Android
For a change of pace from Western astrology, download the ancient wisdom of Chinese astrology to your Android. Chinese Horoscope by MadRabbit brings you daily horoscopes for luck, love, money and health.
The app uses the animal signs from Chinese astrology and tells you the characteristics of each. To get started, simply provide your zodiac sun sign for an instant translation to the Chinese system. View predictions for present and future fortune in all major areas of life. Other features include easy sharing on Facebook and other social networking sites.
3. Mobile Horoscope for iPhone
Now you can see at a glance how your day looks for love, money, energy and health.
The free Mobile Horoscope app from Horoscopes & Astrology assigns a star rating to each category along with a written forecast. This app is ideal if you want a basic daily horoscope in a fun and easy format. Each day also includes your lucky numbers and most compatible sign.
4. Astrology: Ganesha Speaks for Android
Fans of Indian astrology will enjoy the free app Astrology: Ganesha Speaks from Snapwork Technologies.
The app is based on Indian Vedic astrology and delivers daily predictions and advice rooted in the wisdom of Ganesha. Each day, a feature called nifty predictions gives detailed suggestions for the timing of various activities. Additional features include relationship analysis, numbers analysis and personalized birthday horoscopes. Get weekly, monthly and yearly predictions for the zodiac signs that correspond to the Vedic signs. If you are new to Vedic astrology, try its guidance on love, business, money, education and more.
5. TimePassages for iPhone
If you enjoy astrological charts and graphs, consider the TimePassages app by AstroGraph Software. It is easy enough for the casual user and sophisticated enough for the expert astrologer on the go.
The app provides your personalized daily and monthly horoscope based on your birth chart and the current planetary transits. The free version includes your sun, moon and rising sign calculations as well as the ability to store multiple profiles for friends and family. You can also view the current astrology map and optionally position it according to your location. The mapping also displays the moon phases and times when Mercury is retrograde.
TimePassages offers several in-depth features for purchase. For 99 cents, it generates your birth chart with a level of detailed interpretation found in many professional readings. Browse over 25 pages of material and share your results with friends via email or Twitter. Pay $9.99 to create an unlimited number of charts for others. For added fun, the app has a compatibility meter that lets you compare two people for harmony in love, work and more.
6. Horoscope and Tarot for Android
If you want to add predictive power to your day, this app delivers both your horoscope and tarot readings on demand. Horoscope and Tarot is from the popular website Horoscope.com and offers many of the same free features.
The main screen shows a graphical zodiac wheel. To receive your daily horoscope, simply click on the image of your sun sign. You can also obtain a separate love forecast and tarot reading from the main menu bar. The tarot reading uses three cards that you click on to reveal individual picks and a detailed explanation of what the combination means for your day. Additional features include the ability to contact a live psychic and ask one question at no charge.
Chart your astrological destiny with one or more of these entertainment apps. Fun and free, they add star power to your app library.
About the Author
Derek is an active blogger for the website Aligned Signs, an astrology matching website, he blogs regularly about modern psychology, astrology, and self awareness.