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World Explorer

by AudioGuidia
Platform: Android Rated: Guidance Suggested
2.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)

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Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
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Product Details

  • ASIN: B005PPB5AE
  • Release Date: September 26, 2011
  • Rated: Guidance Suggested This app may include dynamic content. What's this?
  • Average Customer Review: 2.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #12,456 Free in Appstore for Android (See Top 100 Free in Appstore for Android)
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Product Features

  • Spot the best places to visit wherever you are
  • Browse over 350,000 articles
  • Use it on your next vacation or business trip

Product Description

Hold a universal travel guide in your hands with the World Explorer app. World Explorer shows you the best places to visit wherever you are. Discover restaurants, neighborhoods, monuments, and museums with over 350,000 articles. Select articles on Wikipedia with pictures and detailed explanations or on a map.

World Explorer covers most countries such as U.S., U.K., France, Germany, and Italy. It has world cities as well like New York, London, Paris, Berlin, and Rome.

Please note that this app is ad-supported.

Technical Details

  • Size: 24.1MB
  • Version: 1.4.3
  • Developed By: AudioGuidia
  • Application Permissions: (Help me understand what permissions mean)
    • Open network sockets
    • Write to external storage
    • Access fine (e.g., GPS) location
    • Access coarse (e.g., Cell-ID, Wi-Fi) location
    • Access information about networks
  • Minimum Operating System: Android 2.2
  • Approximate Download Time: Less than 4 minutes

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
41 of 49 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars did not work on my kindle fire November 19, 2011
By D. Nagy
Verified Purchase
did not work on my kindle fire. I tried to get it to work but no gps. so I uninstalled it. don't waste your time.
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35 of 42 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Nothing intuitive about it. November 19, 2011
Verified Purchase
I cannot figure out how to tell the app where I am. I have typed in my city, state and zip. I have typed in the nearest city, state and zip. I keep getting a message that says "unable to locate your whereabouts."

When I tried to use the amazon.com feature to give them my comments about the app, nothing happened.

How do I figure out how to use this app?

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28 of 33 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Waste of time and patience March 18, 2012
Verified Purchase
Do not get this product... it never syncs to your location and it can never find your location if you search for it...
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars 0 stars May 15, 2013
By Rah
Verified Purchase
I loaded this knowing that I could not incorporate GPS coordinates onto my Kindle Fire HD. The reason I wanted it was just to be able to browse all the points of interests I seen on the download page. It continually crashed on my device, and every attempt I made to search a destination all it led me to was another crash. So as it turns out this app is totally useless and has no redeeming qualities to it. I have this app on my iPhone and Mac, and it works fabulously on both devices. I can't say the same for this one. Take care all....
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars wow December 19, 2012
By tl
Verified Purchase
this app.is.terrible with kindle.fire
listen to me, DO NOT GET THIS APP!!!!!!
I got it and it kept saying that it couldn't find my.location. or "location not found"
don't waste your time
I got this app and deleted it about 5 minutes later
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars didn't work August 19, 2012
Verified Purchase
Don't get if you have kindle fire because it does not work. Tried it and kindle fire does not have the location finder needed for this app.
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars App does not work properly. February 1, 2012
Verified Purchase
It always shows 'Location not found'. All it will show are like very famous world landmarks. Unless that is what you are looking for, save your money.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Skyblue January 28, 2013
Verified Purchase
Well this is real something I got everything I had requested my kids are well high in school and for first time their grading exceeded in qualifications and due to this magnificence application they'd gain a very nice excursion to an amusement park (well deserved). I do not have any inconvenience to study any region in the world. Also I have to take into consideration that beforehand my application advised me about some feature may not work in my tablet,kindlefire, etc. So, World Explorer App. Did work fine for me esp. In geography, customs, etc. Thanks a heap for the creator (s) of this great compilation of knowledge.

Ex Animo, Skyblue
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
1.0 out of 5 stars Not worth my time
Half a second and it was uninstalled
Published 1 month ago by Starlet
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
fun
Published 2 months ago by MICHAEL B.
5.0 out of 5 stars best buy
Somewhere the are people like cartoons network's and the next day they are so many reason to rethink their heart broke when I came across the United state of the season
Published 8 months ago by justin
5.0 out of 5 stars Great App
Installed and worked great. I've tried other similar type of apps and some didn't work, and others were almost accurate. Read more
Published 8 months ago by Noore
1.0 out of 5 stars It is only local
There were no hi I declined to find how to search other places. I don't get it...this is supposed to be global..I'm sending it back into space...
Published 10 months ago by lawma9
2.0 out of 5 stars Help!!!!
I got the app to work. But I can't change locations. I was hoping that this app would help plan road trips. Read more
Published 16 months ago by Deborah Rebeccah Sineni
1.0 out of 5 stars World Explorer
does not always pick up destinations when you travel, easily. Must type in local and then you do not see what interests you.
I stopped using it.
Published 18 months ago by Tammy Emilio
4.0 out of 5 stars helpful and fun
I have enjoyed this app. I really like it very helpful too.
Wish i would of found it sooner i moved here didnt know anything close.
Published 18 months ago by melissaparks
3.0 out of 5 stars World Explorer
Was a little over my head. too much information needed to get to where you could Explore the site. would be nice to just put in a town and state, country etc
Published 18 months ago by Teresa
5.0 out of 5 stars safe
it's safe if we did not have this app we would be lost that's why we need this app so we can be safe
Published 18 months ago by coda vasquez.
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