October 21, 2010 in Reference (E)
[prMac.com] New Rochelle, New York - MultiEducator, Inc. today is proud to introduce Cruisers of the US Navy 1.0 for the iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch. Fourth in their "History on the Go" series of iPhone apps, it features more than 800 high-resolution photos which can be zoomed in to examine in minute detail on the iPad. Besides an authoritative history of each cruiser, the app includes complete specs on all carriers, commissioned between 1880 and 2009. A total of 280 ships are listed with histories and hi-res photos, all now in the public domain.
Calling on their 20+ years experience as publishers of multimedia educational materials. Cruisers of the US Navy is well designed and executed. The contents page includes a search field, an overview chapter, then 65 chapter listings which can be easily scrolled.
Tapping on a particular ship, for example "USS Worden DG 18", brings up another scrolling listing of an introductory article (5,000 words or more), and 5 different photos. Each hi-res photo has an optional caption that describes the circumstances under which the photo was taken as an example. Crew members man the rail of the guided missile cruiser USS WORDEN (CG 18) as the ship arrives in Seattle after completing a midshipmen's summer training cruise, August 1, 1986.
* Thousands of facts in 280 articles, plus 800 hi-res photos
* The ideal way to learn about US Cruisers
* Especially designed for iPad usage, allowing display of photographic detail
* Official US Navy photographs with optional captions
* Completely self-contained - no Internet connection necessary
* Photos can be saved or shared with others
* Third in a series of apps on the US Navy for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch
The app includes one-touch icons to return to the table of contents, go back to recently viewed pages, and to access the list of user selected favorites. Cruisers of the US Navy is thethird of a series of apps on the US Navy MultiEducator plans to release in the coming year. Released previously are Aircraft Carrier and Battleships of the US Navy.
"Cruisers of the US Navy puts 280 articles and over 800 photos at your fingertips," commented company President Marc Schulman. "For any naval buff, this is a great app."
* iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch
* iPhone OS 3.1 or later
* 68 MB
Pricing and Availability:
Cruisers of the US Navy 1.0 is $1.99 (USD) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Reference category. Review copies are available upon request.
Located in New Rochelle, New York, MultiEducator is a privately funded company founded in 1994 by Amy Erani and Marc Schulman. MultiEducator's goal is to enable students to learn history in a completely new way. Throughout MultiEducator's years in business, the company has continuously expanded its services and product line. In the summer of 2008 the company sold its HistoryShopping site to concentrate on the content part of the business. It then started its newest division developing software for the Apple iPhone and iPod touch. In October 2008 it released its first application, Formulator. As one of the earliest producers of multimedia software, MultiEducator has been providing schools and the general public with rich, compelling history software for over two decades. Copyright 2008-2010 MultiEducator. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, are registered trademarks of Apple Computer in the U.S. and/or other countries.