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Discovery unveils 'Mythbusters' app for iPad

MUMBAI: Discovery has announced that its MythBusters App for iPad is available on the App Store.
Created in conjunction with developer Phunware, the app delivers a wholly re-imagined fan experience designed especially for iPad. The new app builds on the recently launched MythBusters App for iPhone and iPod touch, maximising the user experience through the iPad’s larger screen and innovative Multi-Touch user interface. The app features an interactive video experience, immersive game play and
easy integration with Twitter and Facebook, all in a dynamic physics-based experience that will resonate with enthusiasticMythBusters fans.
 
Discovery digital media distribution Rebecca Glashow says, "The iPad represents a compelling new opportunity to engage Discovery viewers and we’re thrilled to bring consumers an action-packed app with which to explore and experience MythBusters. MythBusters is one of Discovery’s most popular franchises across all platforms from television to online, mobile and social media, and its fans are among some of our most passionate, making it the perfect choice for our first iPad app".  
 
The MythBusters App for iPad features the following:


An interactive video experience with a robust collection of ad-free, short-form video content, including sneak peeks, outtakes and behind-the-scenes clips, which can be easily collapsed, expanded and moved around the screen.


Easy integration with Facebook, Twitter and the ability to share content


Three multi-level games where players can compete against MythBusters fans to top the leader board.


Ability to save favourite images, photos, games and other content for easy and quick access.
Phunware CEO Alan S. Knitowski says, "We are excited to partner with Discovery to deliver a brand new app experience to consumers, all based on the science, physics and math that define the MythBusters brand. The MythBusters App for iPad features an interactive Multi-Touch user interface and an innovative windowing and docking system which brings to life the app’s compelling content and games in a whole new way".

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