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Review: 80 Days – my favorite iOS game of the year

Review: 80 Days – my favorite iOS game of the year

As a kid, I grew up reading two things for fun: action / fantasy books like those by Jules Verne, and Choose Your Own Adventure books. I even diagrammed the structure of some of the latter for fun - whether it led to a good ending, a bad ending, or looped back around...

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Review: Visit Korea app – version 2.0

This app has come a long way in a single version. The first version, while not bad, required an Internet connection; this one has the same requirement, but fits the smartphone platform with redesigned mobile-friendly pages. Start with the main page, which is...

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11 Apps To Use In Your ESL Classroom

If you're carrying a iPhone or iPod Touch in your pocket, there are probably more than a few apps on it already. There's more than a few apps out that can make your life in the classroom a little easier: Stopwatch (free, iTunes): a simple, straightforward app that's...

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Review: Seoul Metro Project

EDITED by Flash Parker in collaboration with the Seoul Photo Club, the moniker ’Seoul Metro Project’ is slightly vague, yet perfectly appropriate. 100 years from now (assuming future computers can read PDFs or that the human race survives that long), the book will...

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App review: Visit Korea (Android, iDevice)

After positively reviewing the recently released MediTour app, I had high hopes and expectations for this free app from the Korean Tourism Organization. Available for both Android phones and iDevices, the app looks and works nice – but suffers from a flaw that may be...

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Review: Korea (iDevice app)

Oh, dear. The app 'Korea' has either done the country a disservice, or is the result of a prank pulled on the iDevice app store. A blogger like myself is not big enough to see this thing pulled from the app store, but see if this review leads you to desire the same...

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Review: Seoul Bus (iDevice app)

The Seoul subway system has been covered in the iDevice universe time and time again. The Seoul bus system, however, has only seen a couple releases - almost entirely in Korean, and . I'm quite happy to have discovered this app recently - it was only released in...

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