The rapid development in information technology has been a boon for many, including historians – professional and amateur.

These days, there are loads of applications – apps – out there for almost anything and everything for all sorts of mobile equipment. Here is just a small sampling of history related apps available:

History: Maps of the World – An app for the map aficionados, this features hi-res historical maps, grouped by regions. It also has companion apps featuring maps of specific regions.

World Book: This Day in History – Shows up significant events that happened on any given day. Content is US-centred.

Streetmuseumâ„¢: Londinium – A joint development between the Museum of London and History TV channel, this interesting app showcases scenes of Roman London which are overlaid onto today’s London. There are audio files as well as.

 

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