Today in History Launches updates for iOS and Android

[] Cupertino, California – Today in History, which launched in 2009, provides users with a visual and text time capsule of what transpired on any particular day in history – everything from fascinating facts, to interesting tidbits, to “strange-but-true” trivia, and more. In total, Today in History’s database has over 150,000 historical facts, and more are added regularly by Downshift LLC staff.

Plus, users can use the app’s built-in filter to focus on specific topics or items of interests, including: top headlines, epic events, famous births, notable deaths, and holidays around the world. They can also access several Wikipedia links throughout each entry to learn more in a single tap, and enjoy the “Quote of the Day” for a daily dose of timeless wisdom from an iconic historical figure. Other key features that have earned glowing reviews from iPhone and iPad users, and are now set to impress Android smartphone and tablet users around the world include:

* A sharp, sleek interface with crisp fonts, vivid thumbnails, and an intuitive layout designed with UX best practices in mind
* The option to share fun and interesting facts with friends, fans and followers via Facebook, Twitter, email and text
* The option to receive daily notifications with a rundown of the most interesting or notable happenings on that day in history

“Today in History lets anyone turn what may otherwise seem like an ordinary day into an extraordinary one!” commented Manuel Zamora of Downshift LLC. “It’s perfect for people who want to boost their knowledge, challenge their co-workers, teach their friends and family, or simply enhance their appreciation of history and the people and events that have shaped our world and lives. Users have been asking us for years to create an Android version of Today in History, and after many months of hard work and testing, we’re thrilled to fulfil that promise!”

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
* Requires iOS 6.1 or later
* 16.7 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Today In History 4.0.2 is Free and available worldwide through the App Store in the Education category. The iOS version that has been downloaded more than 1 million times is available from the App Store. The new Android version of Today in History is available now at no-cost from Google Play.Today In History 4.0.2
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Based in Southern California, Downshift LLC is a mobile development company that aims to bring applications that are chock full of simplicity, value and entertainment to mobile devices. All Material and Software (C) Copyright 2015 Downshift LLC. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.

###Mark Johnson
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