June 3, 2011 in Reference (E)
[prMac.com] Springdale, Arkansas - Announcing that MixApps, the developers of Information Almanac, has released their latest update for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users. The application is a recent launch, one that delivers new words, sayings and expressions with their definitions and origins; quotes; This Day in History; and fun facts and trivia to users' iDevices each weekday. Users can further increase their knowledge base by following the including Wikipedia links to learn more about the daily topics. A new weekend review feature provides highlights of the past week.
Information Almanac is a new educational tool that kids and adult alike can enjoy and learn from.
Each and every week day, the app delivers five new words, sayings and expressions, along with their definition, description and the origins. Users also receive quotes and see who they're attributed to, and a glimpse of historical events that occurred on the day the information is delivered. As well, users are treated to helping of fun facts and trivia to learn from and enjoy.
To stimulate curiosity and encourage additional delving into topics, the app includes Wikipedia links for subjects listed within that site's database. This is a good tool for teaching kids some research skills.
Currently, the app is being offered for only $0.99 (USD) for iPhone and $1.99 (USD) for iPad but only until June 20th, 2011. After that, it can be downloaded for $1.99 or $3.99 respectively.
Have a look at some of the features you get in Information Almanac:
* Easy to use, attractive interface
* Five new things to learn each weekday
* Teaches words, sayings, expressions, facts, along with their meanings and origins
* Read quotes and learn who said them first
* This Day in History gives you interesting facts about important events
* Facts or trivia to learn and enjoy
* Educational for all ages
* Provides links for further reading and learning about topics
* Requires an internet connection
* Until June 20th, 2011, Information Almanac for iPhone is only 99 cents!
* Until June 20th, 2011, Information Almanac for iPad is only $1.99!
* New Feature! Weekend review of the past week's content
Although Information Almanac is relatively new, developers have already added a cool, fresh feature that provides non-stop delivery of interesting information. Users are now treated to a weekend review, which highlights all of the words and word facts of the previous week, and is accompanied by a chosen best fact of the week.
Information Almanac also has a dedicated version for iPad 1 and 2 users.
* 3GS iPhone, 3G iPod touch and iPad 1 & 2
* Requires iOS 4.0 or later
* 0.1 MB
Pricing and Availability
Information Almanac v 1.1 is only $0.99 (USD) until June 20th, 2011; $1.99 thereafter ($1.99 (USD) for iPad until June 20th, 2011; $3.99 thereafter) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Reference category. Promo codes are available for qualified reviewers. Please specify the website or blog you represent when making your request.
MixApps is a father and son application development company with a unique claim to fame. At 80 years young, Dwight Mix Sr. is one of the oldest app developers in the industry. Currently, MixApps has three applications for iPhone and iPad in the Apple App Store and the company has plans for future growth and expansion in the mobile platform market. Copyright (C) 2011 Mobile-App-Marketing-Makeover. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone and iPod are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.