Back in Time
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» "The coolest history textbook you’ll find on the iPad" - The New York Times
» Winner of the WSA Mobile Award 2012
» Top1 iPad Book in US, UK, FR, ES, China… and 34 more Countries
» Selected by The New York Times for the Top10 iPad Apps in 2011
» Selected by the American Photo Magazine as one of the 10 Best Photo E-Books of 2012
For iPhone/iPod touch download - Back in Time for iPhone
Back in Time will take you on a stunning exploration of the history of our Universe, Earth, Life and Civilization. A journey through time where each event is documented with social and historical context, several images, an illustrative timeline and little-known interesting facts. Custom made animations bring those events to life, creating an interesting, immersive learning experience.
An imaginary clock will guide you through this quest, proposing a simple analogy: the entire Universe started 24 hours ago. The Big Bang, the source of time and space, is the first event in our journey – the clock reads 0:00 hours. Today, 13.7 billion years later, the clock reads midnight. In between is a sequence of key events that has brought us to where we are today. Explore them, place them in perspective, see how they relate and understand the connections.
We invite you to take a step back and see the whole picture.
:::: REVIEWS ::::
“...a beautifully executed lesson on the history of the universe and the evolution of life on earth. Great for high school students or parents who’d like to tutor younger children and enjoy a first-rate experience of their own...”
- Bob Tedeschi, The New York Times
“The iPad could use more apps like this one.”
- The Daily
“...the best iPad apps are those that combine coffee table-styled books with the fluid nature of the iPad’s interface. Back in Time is just that, it’s the story of the entire history of our universe made interactive on the iPad.”
- Casey Chan, Gizmodo (App of the Day)
“Back in Time is utterly gorgeous in its presentation. (...) The app is so easy to navigate that it is a delight to explore. Landka could scarcely have done a better job in putting everything together.”
- Gwen Phua, Appmodo
:::: FEATURES ::::
Designed for iPad and enhanced for Retina display;
Over 300 remarkable images;
60+ amazing animations and videos;
40+ illustrated timelines;
More than 200 little-known interesting facts;
Music by the composer Rodrigo Leão;
Developed in 7 different languages
(English, Spanish, German, French, Portuguese, Japanese and Chinese);
No internet connection required.
What's New in Version 2.0
- iOS7 ready;
- iPad Air and iPad Mini (w/ Retina) support added;
- New settings Menu;
- UI improvements;
- Share now supported;
- Additional content (text, images and videos);
Amazing but needs more historical content
As a tech lead at our school we were going to purchase this for our 250 ipads because the earth history and time line tools were excellent. However, after trying it out for two weeks we decided to hold off for now. The primary reason is that the historical dates are simply too far apart. Entire civilizations are missing and there are huge jumps between entries. For example it skips from the age of discovery to the industrial revolution and then world war 1. Despite the price this would be a slam dunk if you were to take a hard look at a global history course and fill in some gaps.
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- Category: Education
- Updated: Dec 11, 2013
- Version: 2.0
- Size: 834 MB
- Languages: English, French, German, Japanese, Portuguese, Simplified Chinese, Spanish
- Seller: Landkae, Lda
- © 2011/2013 LANDKA ®
Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPad.