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After three apps that are — to put it nicely — rubbish and one that took you behind the curtain at Walt Disney World, David Winograd finally gets to the stuff that vacations are made of. The Walt Disney Pro app is one that should be in your planning toolkit. It does have a quirk or two, but it’s the best planning app so far. Read about what it can do to make your trip to the mouse much less stressful.
In the fourth review of apps David Winograd used in his visit to Walt Disney World, he looks at the Disney World Maps & More Box Set. The price is great and the graphics are lovely, but a host of problems make even the $1.99 price problematic.
This is the third review of apps for Walt Disney World in David Winograd’s series of six. Disney World at Work - Magic Kingdom is a peek behind the various curtains to see how WDW operates from a management perspective and provides some fascinating insights into the inner-workings of the mouse.
In the second part of our look at Walt Disney World related apps, we look at OLP WDW Transportation Wizard for Walt Disney World. This app is supposed to get you from anywhere to anywhere. David Winograd sizes it up.
David Winograd just spent a week in Walt Disney World with six apps. This is the first in a serious survey of the apps, what they can do for you and deciding on the best ones to load onto your iPhone or iPod touch to make the most out your visit to see the mouse. This part I discusses the Dining With Disney app.
Inside the World of Dinosaurs for the iPad brings sixty dinosaurs to life in a beautiful and interactive manner. Narrated by Stephen Fry and wonderfully animated. It would be a great app if not for two notable flaws.
The ecodock is a strange little plastic block that purports to make your iPhone 4 or 4S speaker and microphone 10 db louder while clafifying the sound. We tested it and the darned thing works, sort of. Find out more about it in this brief review.
When Apple announced Textbooks for K-12 in iBooks 2 this morning in New York, David Winograd believes the company forgot one major thing that will really prevent it from being sucessful.
With the January 19th Apple Event just a few days away, David Winograd has some ideas he thinks could really make a difference in K-12 Education that go a lot further than just creating an iTextbook store.
Apple is scheduled to make an announcement on January 19th in New York City having something to do with either iAds, iBooks, Education or some combination. The agenda hasn’t been anounced. We do know that Eddy Cue, who runs iCloud, the iTunes, iBookstore and the App store, will be there Here are some thoughts, on what Apple could do to gain a ton of share in the education market.