Time Travel Explorer - iPhone App Lets You Explore London Using Historic Maps and Pictures

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Time Travel Explorer–London is now available for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Time Travel Explorer (TTX) lets you navigate through London using historic maps, allowing a new way of experiencing London's past. Update – Time Travel Explorer-London selected as iPhone app of the week.

Tower of London, 1746 and today

This is the best app ever...perfect for history-loving London buffs who like to daydream

Time Travel Explorer (TTX) shows the user's location on antique maps that cover the last 250 years and provides a compelling view of London's development in the 18th and 19th centuries. TTX also highlights points of interest with written and recorded commentaries, modern and antique pictures and tour information provided by a Blue Badge guide.

  •     Show live location on old maps that show streets and buildings from centuries ago
  •     Use GPS to show what lies beneath the user's current position and what has survived to the present day
  •     Click on points of interest to display detailed information, listen to audio guides or show historic photos
  •     Get the highlights of London's history precisely where the events occurred
  •     Ideal for tourists, students and history fans


  •     High-resolution scans of 4 antique maps – 1862, 1830, 1799 and 1746
  •     Time travel mode – overlay maps with transparency
  •     750 points of interest with full descriptions
  •     1500 photos including life in London over 100 years ago
  •     150 audio commentaries
  •     Over 60 minutes of detailed audio information from Blue Badge tour guide
  •     All information can be downloaded to the iPhone to minimise call and charges

Device Requirements:

  •     iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch
  •     iOS 3.0 or later
  •     355-488MB available storage
  •     Latest version 1.0.2

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