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MacRumors
Jan 25, 2012, 01:43 PM
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British actor and Apple enthusiast Stephen Fry has narrated this in-depth and iPad-only virtual encyclopedia called Inside the World of Dinosaurs (http://insidetheworldofdinosaurs.com/). In the works for more than a year, 30 dinosaur specialists collaborated on the $13.99 app, with 60 dinosaurs detailed, 200 pages of original text, 84 videos, and, perhaps most enjoyably for many, 5 hours of narration by Stephen Fry.
The art team painstakingly recreated everything in all 360 degrees. With a simple flick or drag of the finger, every dinosaur and object can be freely examined from any angle. With a simple double-tap or pinch, each dinosaur and object can fill the screen so that every scale, teeth, leaf or prehistoric encounter can be closely examined in detail. For the first time ever, see the pivotal moment when a Deinonychus leaps, in mid-flight, to make the final blow on a Tenontosaurus, from all 360 degrees!HJVSeLbqyCM
Inside the World of Dinosaurs is available for iPad on the App Store for $13.99 (http://appshopper.com/education/comm5859dinosaurs). [App Store (http://itunes.apple.com/app/inside-the-world-of-dinosaurs/id486776260)]

Article Link: Stephen Fry Narrates The World of Dinosaurs (http://www.macrumors.com/2012/01/25/stephen-fry-narrates-the-world-of-dinosaurs/)



coder12
Jan 25, 2012, 01:50 PM
This app makes me wish I had a pet dinosaur :(

odedia
Jan 25, 2012, 02:09 PM
They must feel like "Damn it, we did all this work of coding and NOW they remembered to release iBooks Author??"

kbmb
Jan 25, 2012, 03:08 PM
Love the lady at 37 seconds sitting on the stairs....like she just COULDN'T WAIT to get downstairs to use the app!! :D

-Kevin

Wang Foolio
Jan 25, 2012, 03:23 PM
Love the lady at 37 seconds sitting on the stairs....like she just COULDN'T WAIT to get downstairs to use the app!! :D

-Kevin
My thoughts exactly! Looks like a very cool app, that's for sure. Can't go wrong with Stephen Fry.

flynndean
Jan 25, 2012, 05:08 PM
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Stephen Fry using long, scientific words makes me wet

nutmac
Jan 25, 2012, 05:20 PM
Added to AppShopper wish list. $13.99 is a bit too rich for my blood, although I suppose it is priced in line with other similar educational title, The Elements and Solar System.

RedTomato
Jan 25, 2012, 07:10 PM
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Stephen Fry, older brother of Thomas Fry.

LondonCentral
Jan 25, 2012, 10:11 PM
Stephen Fry is one of my idols. Looks like he won't be moving to the US too, which is nice :)

Doctor Q
Jan 25, 2012, 11:29 PM
I don't want to touch that encyclopedia. That finger looks like it's about to be bitten! :eek:

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WickedMessenger
Jan 26, 2012, 01:07 AM
Love the lady at 37 seconds sitting on the stairs....like she just COULDN'T WAIT to get downstairs to use the app!! :D

-Kevin

If they show more of her in the app, I'll buy it!

Ingot
Jan 26, 2012, 01:30 AM
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Stephen Fry, older brother of Thomas Fry.

Related to Philip J. Fry?

Badradio
Jan 26, 2012, 03:06 AM
That settles it; I'm getting an iPad with the next version (2s/3). I could listen to Stephen Fry read the weather report and enjoy it. The audiobook of The Fry Chronicles is the first I've thought I'd listen to again.

And dinosaurs are cool.

leon44
Jan 26, 2012, 04:31 AM
And all the ladies say
I'm Stephen Fry
(for a white guy)

pagansoul
Jan 26, 2012, 07:09 AM
Have just started the download at work using WiFi. It was a third done by 5 minutes. Can't wait.

ThunderSkunk
Jan 26, 2012, 10:43 AM
Stephen Fry should be the voice for all apps.

...including Siri, which should also step up the wittiness if addressed as Jeeves.

:)

gkarris
Jan 26, 2012, 10:47 AM
Haven't been on the textbook store yet - is it possible to get previews like on the Nook and Kindle?

Very, very cool - wish I had that when I was I in school - had to only dream when watching the Pads on Star Trek... ;)

Consultant
Jan 26, 2012, 01:37 PM
Haven't been on the textbook store yet - is it possible to get previews like on the Nook and Kindle?

Very, very cool - wish I had that when I was I in school - had to only dream when watching the Pads on Star Trek... ;)

Yes of course there are samples. The first two chapter of an iPad exclusive book is available for free too.

Matthew Yohe
Jan 26, 2012, 10:41 PM
Stephen Fry is an international treasure.

Tom in London
Jan 31, 2012, 06:51 AM
Stephen Fry is an international treasure.

Stephen Fry is a pain in the arse. But very popular in America.

LukasCG
Jul 2, 2012, 04:20 AM
Awesome App, it makes me wish that I had a real one dinosaur with me.If you are interested in dinosaur 3D models you can find some at http://www.cgtrader.com/3D-models/Animals/Dinosaur.html