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Popular Mechanics reveals the true power of the iPad with succinct design, seamless integration and smart content.

What's New

Under-the-hood improvements, name change.

App Description

This exclusive iPad edition of Popular Mechanics delivers all of the readability of the print magazine, while showcasing interactive features that are only possible on a touchscreen device. In addition to delivering great stories, our special issue demonstrates what’s possible in a digital version of Popular Mechanics.

The issue includes:
-An interactive earthquake map that downloads and displays the most recent seismic activity in the United States.
-An animated fly-through of a Red Bull air race.
-Exclusive video from Bonneville Speed Week.
-DIY plans for a home power-tool charging station, with 3D models and animated step-by-step instructions.

And this is just the start: We want your feedback and suggestions to help us prepare a monthly version of the magazine this fall, packed with even more content and more functionality. So enjoy reading, and make sure to send us your thoughts.

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App Changes

August 24, 2011 Price Decrease: $1.99 -> FREE!
July 07, 2010 Initial Release

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