I know that's a horrible pun (it even incorporates some redundancy). But oh well.
For those who are both tech lovers and nature lovers, a number of environment-related smart phone applications have popped up, and Danielle Brigida of the National Wildlife Federation has reviewed some of them.
As a group, the apps allow you to do quite a range of things, including identifying animals and plants and participating in citizen science by sharing your findings. Some of the apps are even free.
Brigida's review looks like it provides a good introduction to the various apps, so if you're interested, check it out.