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Our Rating: ★★★½☆ :: ALL THE WORLD :: Read Our Full Review >>

Atlas by Collins is an app that has a lot of information, but feels like it's missing a few things that could make it a truly great reference app.

What's New

• Sign in with Facebook, Twitter or Email.
• Unlock free Extreme Survivors sample globe.
• Share globes to Facebook.
• Updated app icon.

App Description

New UNESCO Memory of the World and World Heritage globes available to download through in-app purchase.

Free Communications globe available by download with additional globes available to buy through in-app store.

See the world in context with Atlas by Collins™ through nine themed globes. The latest update includes a store function, allowing you to download new globes and remove others. If you already own the app you will be able to reclaim your current globes once the update is downloaded. If you have any problems, please email info@atlasbycollins.com.

We advise a good Wi-Fi connection when downloading additional globes. This app makes use of the latest Apple technology and is available for iPad 2 and above, and iPhone 4 and above only. Please note it is NOT suitable for iPod Touch, iPad 1 or iPhone 3Gs and below. If you have any questions please see the list of FAQs on www.atlasbycollins.com, or contact info@atlasbycollins.com.

Current globes available:
• NEW • UNESCO Memory of the World – Documents, arts and people that have shaped humanity.
• NEW • UNESCO World Heritage – View some of the most breathtaking places on Earth.
• Development – Demographic statistics and context from the World Bank
• Economy – Global economic statistics and context from the World Bank
• Satellite map
• Physical maps – Physical features such as oceans, mountains and deserts
• Political maps – Current states and territories, political and economic alliances, and historical maps showing the effects of exploration, colonialism and conflict
• Environment – The impact of human life on the natural world, and how countries compare on environmental issues such as pollution and forest loss
• Population – Statistics about the people who inhabit the world, including population trends, migration, and birth and death rates
• Communications – How technology connects the world, including mobile coverage, Internet usage and number of telephone lines
• Energy – The distribution of energy resources, and patterns in energy production and consumption

With Atlas by Collins™ you can:
• Explore colour-coded world maps showing up-to-date information on topics from mobile phone coverage to energy resources and economic development around the world
• Share interesting maps and information via social media or email
•View mapping offline down to 1:3,000,000 scale
• Zoom-in on any location down to street level when online through your in-device map app
• Research in-depth country profiles for every nation on Earth
• Discover over 200,000 cities, towns and major natural landmarks instantly through search, even when offline
• Keep up-to-date with new data releases so you’re always in the know about changes to our world
• Switch seamlessly between iPhone and iPad without losing your place

Selected as one of the 20 Best iOS Apps Of 2012 by Techcrunch.

“It’s this kind of app that one suspects the Retina display on the new iOS devices was built for.”
The Next Web

“I wish this was around when I was in school.”
Gizmodo.com

“Fun, easy to use, constantly updated, always there when you need it, and with the most important information about the environment at your fingertips”
Fast Company

The app is produced by Collins – publishers of the Collins Atlas range and the authoritative Times Atlas of the World, and one of the most respected cartographic teams on the planet – in partnership with the Other Media, developers of the best-selling Wonders of the Universe app.

App Screen Shots

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App Changes

September 19, 2014 New version 2.2
November 01, 2013 Price Decrease: $0.99 -> FREE!
October 29, 2013 Price Decrease: $0.99 -> FREE!
November 30, -0001 Initial Release

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