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Old July 21 2011, 03:20 AM   #1
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Trek Ipad app any good?

Was about to grab this from the Itunes store for the kids, but reviews are pretty negative.

Anyone got it? Worth buying?
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Old July 21 2011, 10:29 PM   #2
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Re: Trek Ipad app any good?

Link to reviews?
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Old July 22 2011, 09:30 AM   #3
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Re: Trek Ipad app any good?

pls give the link to the reviews
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Old July 22 2011, 02:12 PM   #4
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Re: Trek Ipad app any good?

Meh. It's like Memory Alpha on your iPad. Beeps a lot, like the reviews say. I wanted it to function like a padd - like notes, at least, in an LCARS way. Not worth the money to me. Beep beep.
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Old July 22 2011, 07:20 PM   #5
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Re: Trek Ipad app any good?

^ Agreed. Memory Alpha is better anyway. CBS doesn't integrate all of their content in the way the fans do. The PADD app is nothing but a glorified beeping version of the Trek Encyclopedia (dumbed-down).
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