Notable Apps Upgraded For The New iPad: Real Aquarium HD, Star Walk & Solar Walk
Check out some of these notable iPad apps that recently got upgraded to take advantage of the new iPad’s (can’t call it the iPad 3…can we?) Retina Display:
Real Aquarium HD
This free app gives users stunning footage of underwater life while giving them a beautiful way to learn about what they are viewing. Now upgraded and optimised for the new iPad’s Retina screen, it looks even more awesome. Users can choose to view stunning HD footage of underwater animals right on their iPad or stream the HD aquarium right to their Apple TVs. The app is available for free on the iTunes App Store: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/real-aquarium-hd-pro/id480087765?mt=8
Star Walk & Solar Walk
The award winning Star Walk and Solar Walk apps by Vito Technology Inc have been upgraded to take full advantage of the Retina display and quad core graphics of the new iPad. The popular stargazing guide and 3D Solar system model have been rebuilt with new superior graphics and content to deliver the ultimate cutting-edge experience to present day astronomers, students and romanticists.
Star Walk allows users to easily locate and identify 20,000+ objects in the night sky. The 360-degree, Multi-Touch star map displays 3D spinning models of constellations, stars, planets, satellites and galaxies currently overhead from anywhere on Earth. With the latest update, users can enjoy unprecedented graphics and interactivity, achieved with the iSight camera and Retina display on the new iPad. “The Retina display and quad core graphics allowed us to dramatically increase the number of objects on the screen,” explained Vito Technology CEO Victor Toporkov.
Solar Walk is an interactive 3D Solar System model with 10 planets (including a dwarf planet Pluto), 20 moons of the planets, 10 satellites orbiting the Earth, over 100 of the biggest stars, and hundreds of named places on the Moon, Mars, Earth and Venus. The Time Machine feature lets users speed up time backwards or forwards, moving planets and satellites according to their real trajectories.
Star Walk is available for USD 4.99 on the iTunes App Store: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/star-walk-for-ipad-interactive/id363486802?mt=8 while Solar Walk is available for USD 2.99: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/solar-walk-3d-solar-system/id347546771?mt=8
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