Life Magazine photographs, which chronicled in pictures many of the most important events of the 20st century, now have a 21st century way to be viewed with an a new iPad app.
The app description says the app offeres “millions” of “never-before-seen resolution” photos, which are organized into galleries, and can be found by either search/browser seven categories – Editor’s Picks, Most Popular, News, Celebrity, Sports, Travel and Animals – or by using the world map-based “Explorer” view. The app, released by parent company Time Inc., uses horizontal swiping and an “interactive filmstrip mode” to navigate the app.
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The photos aren’t just historical ones either, with the app containing “This Week’s Best Photos” and a number of other contemporary galleries. Obviously as a photography app, we can only say so much – so here are a few shots from the free app that is available now in the iPad App Store: