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Guinness World Records: At Your Fingertips

Guinness World Records: At Your Fingertips
  • #: 109063
  • Price: $0.99 In Apple Store
  • Category: Books
  • Updated: 2010-12-16
  • Current Version: 1.0
  • 1.0 (iOS 4.0 Tested)
  • Size: 363.00 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: Guinness World Records
  • Requirements: Compatible with iPad. Requires iOS 3.2 or later
  • © 2010 Guinness World Records Limited
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Description

Read the book? Now, with this companion app, go deeper into a selection of classic records and have a go at breaking one yourself.

"fabulous and visually stunning. GWR are one of only a few publishers making huge leaps from the printed book into the digital arena with great imagination. If you want to impress your friends or remind yourself how damn sexy the iPad is, buy this app." - Futurebook

"an immersive and attention grabbing app that is sure to keep the kids entertained ” - T3

"A graphic and graphically gratifying exhibition that pinches every pixel of the iPad’s Multi-Touch screen" – PC Magazine

Experience the ups, downs, thrills and chills of your favourite world records in the interactive iPad app GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS - AT YOUR FINGERTIPS! In this updated edition, records come to life before your eyes in full-screen video and full-colour photography... And for the first time ever, the Challengers team at Guinness World Records offers users the exclusive chance to set a new, official world record on your iPad.

Somebody, somewhere, is guaranteed their place in the record books. Will it be you?

What you'll find in the new, updated GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS - AT YOUR FINGERTIPS:

Record-breaking challenges that give you the chance to be a record breaker:

• Fastest 100-m on an iPad - race against Usain Bolt, the world's fastest man - are your fingers faster than "Lightning" Bolt's legs?

• Memory Challenge - Put your memory to the test with this hilarious game of recall

• Fastest Alphabet Backwards - You'll need a fast mind and even faster fingers to master this challenge: how fast can you type the alphabet - backwards!?

Full-screen video features, including exclusive interviews, record previews and actual attempts.

Look out for:

• Ashrita Furman - the man with the record for holding the most records!

• Fastest sports stackers - the strange sport of cup stacking!

• Bloodhound SuperSonic Car- will it be the fastest car on the planet?

• Brenden Adams - the tallest teenager on Earth

• Great White Shark - why it's the most feared predator in the sea

• Yungus Pass - take a ride along the deadliest stretch of road in the world

- Interactive features that showcase the iPad's touch-screen technology

- Hot-spot images that reveal hidden facts and features

- Classic Guinness World Records photography plus never-before-seen pictures

- Optimized for iOS 4.2 to make the most of the iPad experience

Read the book, watch the TV show, visit the website... and now experience Guinness World Records like you've never seen it before. And be patient when it's downloading - we've crammed it as full as we can!

At Your Fingertips is the full version of the Guinness World Records Lite app. This new, enhanced and complete version is a showcase of the best stories from Guinness World Records' database, picture archive and TV vault - specially chosen to make the most of your iPad's unique fingertip functionality. It's the interactive GWR experience that delivers world class content in an exciting new medium.

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Rated 3/5 based on 3 customer reviews.

 

2/5 stars

Don't Waste Your Money

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This app is so not worth $4.99! It can be read through in all of 15 min. It is like 1/8 of the actual book at 1/4 the price! I like the idea and love the actual book. Please add more content and I will edit my review.

4/5 stars

It

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I like this app. Great videos and pictures. The games are fun and you can get a real record certificate if you get a high score (which I haven't yet!) I would recommend this to my friends.

5/5 stars

Stunning app

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I was a fan of the first one, but this updated version looks really slick - beautiful photos and lots of videos. The navigation works better than the 'lite' version too. My kids loved the eyeball popping video and getting the chance to break a record - they had lots of laughs trying to 'run' as fast as Usain Bolt!

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