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Pyramids 3D app review

Touch Press, developers of The Elements and X is for X-Ray, present a virtual odyssey through the ancient monuments of the Giza Plateau in Pyramids 3D: Wonders of the Old Kingdom (October 2012). 3D imaging and zoom capabilities allow for 360 degree rotation and manipulation of space and objects in this informative and interactive e-book, […]

X Is for X-Ray app review

Touch Press, developers of such apps as The Elements and March of the Dinosaurs, presents X Is for X-Ray (2011), an interactive alphabet book designed to elucidate the ins and outs of everyday objects through x-ray photography. With a series of swipes and pinches (swipe up for natural light, down for x-ray, left and right […]

March of the Dinosaurs app review

March of the Dinosaurs (Touch Press LLP with National Geographic and Wide-Eyed Entertainment, 2011) is based on National Geographic Channel’s 2011 documentary Escape of the Dinosaurs. The app begins with an optional trailer for the film, which also serves as a preview of the app’s content, then opens an illustrated, animated table of contents. From […]

Barefoot Books World Atlas app review

Barefoot Books collaborated with developer Touch Press on a digital companion to their Barefoot Books World Atlas written by Nick Crane and illustrated by David Dean (November 2011). The atlas’s introduction explains that unlike most atlases, it’s organized by region rather than continent, partly to emphasize how “people in different parts of the world have […]