It’s summertime! And, whether you’re planning for the annual family reunion or hosting a big barbeque, Cricket Wireless recommends the following apps, devices and accessories to protect your smartphone during your summer chilling and grilling activities.

Cook with Apps 
Barbeque Grill Recipes Free — Powered by Riafy Tecnhologies, Barbeque Grill Recipes is an app for lovers of barbeque and grilling. Equipped with varieties of recipes, the app allows you to create and share shopping lists with loved ones. This app is available for download on Android devices.
Cooking Timer — A must have for all serious chefs, Cooking Timer provides assistance in the kitchen and outdoors for barbeque events. This app comes with easy-to-use timers and even works while your device is powered off. This app is available to download for use with Windows devices.

BoostPlus Audio Speaker — Are you looking to add some music to your summer shindig? The BoostPlus Audio Speaker amplifies the sound of your mobile device to get the party started.  Small enough to fit in a purse or small bag, this cool and convenient accessory also gives the option of wireless or wired connectivity.

Otterbox Commuter Case — A rugged, protective case, the Otterbox Commuter Case for Samsung Galaxy S5 is made to protect during demanding conditions, heavy use and random accidents. This summer, you won’t want to leave the house without it.

Super Cool Devices
Samsung Galaxy S5 
The Samsung Galaxy S5 is the premiere device for your summer needs. This device helps you embrace all that summer has to offer with dustproof and water-resistant technology engineered to withstand the rigors of everyday life. Its 16 megapixel camera allows you to capture your best moments with crystal clear pictures. The Samsung Galaxy S5’s innovative technology keeps getting better with its fingerprint scanner.

At the touch of a finger, you can quickly unlock your phone and access your work, websites and more — all without entering a password.

•Nokia Lumia 1320
The Nokia Lumia 1320 phablet (phone and tablet hybrid) is the perfect summer sidekick. It features all-day battery life that helps you capture and share your summer adventures, stay in touch with loved ones, and surf the web faster with Internet Explorer 10.