11. August 2010 21:36
Welcome to Time Travel Explorer London
Time travel? There's an app for that. Well, almost. With Time Travel Explorer (TTX) you can glimpse the London of Jack the Ripper, Charles Dickens, William Hogarth and Samuel Johnson through detailed and superimposable maps, spoken descriptions from a Blue Badge guide and over 1000 archive photographs.
You don't need a DeLorean or Tardis. Simply switch on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch and begin browsing through history.
- View detailed maps of London showing how the city has evolved over centuries. Fade-in and fade-out overlaid maps from different eras, to see precisely how streets, parks, boundaries and properties have changed.
- Find your location with GPS and discover how your current surroundings looked in different eras.
- Browse over 700 points of interest with detailed descriptions, many with photos and personal commentary from a certified Blue Badge tourist guide.
- View more than 1200 historic photos, many more than a century old.
Explore the streets of London, let your iPhone tell you what's around you and see how the city has developed in a unique way.
Available now from iTunes app store for a special low introductory price of £1.79 until 26 August 2010.