The Titanic app for iPad, developed and released by The History Press, appears on the shelves on March 12. Tim Davies, marketing director of the company, says the new app is a great way to cover interest points of the subject, and deliver the content in a new way. Davies also mentioned his satisfaction with the graphical appearance of the software, and stated that both general consumers and enthusiasts would enjoy this application.
Along with the announcement of the app, details were released describing what kinds of features would be included for users to experience. Perhaps, the most interesting thing for any consumer is the rare archive footage included, as well as narrated accounts from survivors of the wreckage. The photographs of the Titanic under construction are also included, as well as a timeline which highlights the key events and their time of occurrence during the voyage and sinking for the grand vessel. Appealing to the curiosity of consumers, the app will also include a miscellaneous facts section, which will contain many interesting tidbits of information concerning the lesser known aspects of the ships demise.
Unique to the functionality of the iPad, an interactive deck plan is going to be released, as well as biographies that detail the critical components of the ship as the user browses through them. There are also a tremendous amount of photos to be added to the app, ranging the entire duration of the ship’s lifespan, from construction to its catastrophic demise.
The iPad’s users have commented their approval of the app, and stated their satisfaction from the promising look of the screenshots that were released with its unveiling. With an abundance of content, the new Titanic app will be a gift for many, and should be a great addition to the app collection of the iPad owner.