November 4, 2011 in Travel (E)
[prMac.com] Falkensee, Germany - Jourist Publishing House is pleased to announce the release of Audio City Guides. World Edition, an Universal App for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad (iOS 5 compatible.
In a nutshell:
* New App from Jourist Publishing House
* Talking travel guide for 10 popular cities
* Offline city map plus many pictures
* Causes no roaming charges abroad
* Additional city tours to follow
* Introductory price: $ 0.99 instead of $ 4.99
City trips are in. They are great for getting away for a long weekend to enjoy the flair of a cosmopolitan city, or to introduce the kids to the most important capitals - especially now that more and more flights may be booked at a bargain price.
The universal app "Audio City Guides. World Edition" from Jourist Publishing House replaces the professional tour guide. The narrated audio guide includes many interesting and thrilling stories regarding the local sights. Professionals read the individual texts and assist in discovering the secrets and peculiarities of the individual attraction.
Just paying attention to the personal travel guide and discovering within a few minutes all about the Sagrade family in Barcelona, the Reichstag in Berlin or the Tower of London - that's truly something special. No more reading of long descriptions - with this app someone just has to listen and enjoy.
However, the app offers more than sound. It provides high-resolution maps to allow for easy local orientation without incurring expensive roaming charges. To simplify planning: all sights for which audio reports are available are clearly marked on the maps. There is also a multitude of pictures that may be viewed on the iPhone or iPad.
By the way: Anyone can take their own beautiful pictures and use the app to send them out to friends and family.
Audio City Guides. World Edition: 10 city tours to begin with
For starters "Audio City Guides. World Edition" offers the acoustic tour guides for the following ten cities: Barcelona, Berlin, Vienna, Venice, London, New York, Paris, Prague, Rome and St. Petersburg.
The app does not contain the information of the individual cities. In order to save space on the device that the information is intended for, the desired data package may be loaded later on. This is the only time that an internet connection is once again necessary. After that the app works completely offline. The individual modules have the following volume:
* Barcelona - 50 MB
* Berlin - 204 MB
* London - 82 MB
* New York - 136 MB
* Paris - 331 MB
* Prague - 424 MB
* Rome - 67 MB
* St. Petersburg - 286 MB
* Venice - 45 MB
* Vienna - 276 MB
New city tours are already in the pipeline. They will be available to users as an update of the app. This way travelers no longer need to buy and download individual apps, but will be able to collect the required travel guides into one single app.
Audio City Guides. World Edition: Universal App at an introductory price of $ 0.99 instead of $ 4.99. "Audio City Guides. World Edition" 1.1 (6,7 MB) is available right now in the iTunes AppStore - under the category "Travel". The universal app for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad is priced at $ 0.99 till November 6th, 2011, thereafter it will be offered at $ 4.99
Offer to the Press:
Anyone that would like to test the universal app "Audio City Guides. World Edition" on their own device can simply request a promotional code from Press Agency Typemania. The code may be redeemed at the AppStore. This way the app may be used free of charge.
The Jourist Verlags GmbH was founded in 1996. It has been a very successful publisher in the field of language software for the last 15 years, with an emphasis on translator programs, technical dictionaries and language courses. The Jouris Verlags GmbH offers over 200 current titles in 28 languages. Among their clients are over 100 universities and colleges. Copyright (C) 2011 The Jourist Verlags GmbH. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.