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Star Walk for iPad Updated – Adds Database of All Functioning Satellites

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Star Walk for iPad – the popular and award-winning astronomy app – has had a recent update, to Version 5.3.

The headline change in this update is the addition of a new database:

an extensive database of currently functioning artificial Earth satellites (all 8000 of them!) with their exact positions over the ground.

The database covers satellites in these categories:

– Special-Interest
– Weather & Earth Resources
– Communications
– Navigation
– Scientific
– Miscellaneous

Once again, an already excellent app continues to provide worthwhile updates – always good to see.

Here’s an App Store link for Star Walk for iPad; it’s priced at $4.99.

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Contest: 5 Free Promo Codes for Star Walk for iPad To Be Won

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5 Promo Codes for Star Walk for iPad To Be Won

Contest Deadline: Friday May 6, 3:00PM US Central

Time for another promo codes giveaway contest, for another great iPad app. Star Walk for iPad is the popular and award-winning star-gazing app for our favorite tablet device.

Star Walk enables you to point your iPad at the sky and see what stars, constellations, and satellites you are looking at in real-time.

It’s packed with cool features and is a must-have iPad app for those who enjoy star gazing and a great family app for those who want to get their kids interested.

Hit the jump for details on how easy it is to enter for a chance to win …

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Star Walk for iPad Updated – Adds Celestial Events Calendar, Search, and More

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Star Walk for iPad – the app that serves as an interactive astronomy guide – was updated yesterday, to Version 5.2. The update is dedicated to the 50th anniversary of human space flight.

New in this latest version are:

• CALENDAR of Celestial Events: plan stargazing without leaving your favorite app
• SEARCH through all the categories at once
• NEW SKY: true-to-life picture of the skies with glittering stars
• AUGMENTED reality
• Moon bug fix: now you can track all the Sun eclipses as precise as never before!
• Smoother design of control buttons
• Bug fix

This is yet another stellar (no pun intended) app that does not rest on its laurels, and keeps adding cool new features.

Here’s an App Store link for Star Walk for iPad; it’s priced at $4.99.

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Star Walk for iPad Contest – Winners

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Lots of enthusiasm for this one.  Thanks to all who participated, and a big,big thanks to Alena and the folks at Vito Technology for generously sponsoring the contest with us.

Our lucky winners are:

  • Hank
  • brainspin

Winners – please watch your Inboxes and spam folders, as we’ll be sending out your codes very soon.

If you didn’t win this one, better luck next time and there will be more contests coming soon here.  Oh, and you can check out the Star Walk for iPad app HERE.

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Contest: 2 Free Promo Codes for Star Walk for iPad To Be Won

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Two Free Promo Codes for Star Walk for iPad – interactive astronomy guide To Be Won

Contest Deadline: Saturday May 1st – 1:00PM US Central

Another great contest for you today.  The very kind folks at Vito Technology are offering up two promo codes for their popular Star Walk for iPad – interactive astronomy guide app.  The app is installed for demonstration on iPads at Apple stores, and is the Number 7 Top Paid App for iPad. The iPhone version of it was featured by Apple in their Best Apps of 2009 roundup. This one, like its iPhone counterpart, should be a big hit for anyone who is looking for a great stargazing app.

Star Walk is loaded with nice features – for a better look at those, check out its App Store page HERE. For details on how easy it is to enter for a chance to win, read on …

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