Morcombe field guide released as an iPhone/iPod touch app

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Subject: Morcombe field guide released as an iPhone/iPod touch app
From: Peter Shute <>
Date: Fri, 22 Oct 2010 08:15:48 +1100
Will it run on an iPad? I'm not familiar with any of the three devices, but had 
assumed applications would work on any.

It is good news, and hopefully other field guides will follow suit. I think the 
only existing similar application is the S&D field guide for PCs, which pre 
dates it by a long time. Obviously it was an idea before its time, and it will 
be interesting to see if others follow now, and for which devices.

Are you able to explain how the application works? E.g. What does one do to 
look up a species image? Can one call up two at once to compare them, or 
quickly swap between them?

And how much overlap is there between this set of calls and the BOCA calls?

Peter Shute

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