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5 apps for Doctor Who fans on Apple devices

Doctor Who is a British science fiction TV program produced by the BBC. Following the adventures of a time-lord humanoid alien known as the Doctor who explores the universe in a sentient time machine called the TARDIS, whose exterior appears to be a blue police box. Saving civilizations, helping people, and doing good deeds is what he is all about.

Listed in Guinness World Records as the longest-running science fiction television show in the world, and as the “most successful” science fiction series of all time, in the United Kingdom, and elsewhere it has become a cult television favorite. The program originally ran from 1963 to 1989. After an unsuccessful attempt to revive regular production with a backdoor pilot in the form of a 1996 television film, the program was relaunched in 2005, produced in-house by BBC Wales in Cardiff. Doctor Who has also had spin-offs in multiple media, including The Sarah Jane Adventures, Torchwood, K-9, and a single 1981 pilot episode of K-9 and Company. We thought it would wise to show fans a few Doctor Who apps on the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

Doctor Who Comics by IDW Publishing is a free application available for download through the App Store. This app allows fans to access the complete comic book adventures of the Doctor. Including three free comic there are over 50 comics available and features all-new adventures of Matt Smith, the Eleventh Doctor, as well as the 10th Doctor, David Tennant, and classics from the past. Every comic has been formatted to view as the entire page, half-page close-ups or custom designed panels that make reading fun.

Doctor Who TV News & Spoilers by Pandoric Apps contains all the current news on Doctor Who, Torchwood and Sarah Jane Adventures. View complete episodes, photo galleries, video feeds and catch up on all the latest stories. Available through the iTunes App Store for £1.49 this is the ideal app for Doctor Who fans.

Doctor Who: Ultimate Guide by Ryan Mallia is an informative guide to everything you need to know about the Doctor. Find out valuable details with 159 facts about the show from the first Doctor (William Hartnell) to the current (Matt Smith). View great images with this application made by a fan for the fans. Available at the App Store for £2.49/$3.99 users will get all the information required to be a loyal fan.

Doctor Who News by Mobile Roadie has all the latest news in the world of Doctor Who. This is an unofficial application accessible at the App Store for £1.49/$1.99. Watch videos; learn about events, including tour dates and the latest Tweets. View great photos, learn facts and read the biography with great interviews and lots more.

Doctor Who Monsters by Andrews UK Limited contains great information on all the monsters involved in the TV series. For £6.99/$9.99 at the App Store, this application takes you behind the scenes of Doctor Who to meet the monsters and their makers. With comments and recollections from those people who actually devised, created and played the monsters there is also many descriptive storylines on how the monsters are revealed. There are more than 200 alien creatures, robots, beasts, mutants and plants featured in this extensive guide.

Doctor Who fans all over the world can now get all the information they need with handy apps. Do you have a favorite Doctor or character? Keep up to date with all the latest news, find out facts and research all the past Doctors.

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Written by Marlon Votta

Marlon joined the Product Reviews team in March 2011. He brings a wide-range of experience to PR, and has studied and worked in a diverse range of industries. These include art and design, a Horticulturalist, graphics and printing. Personal interests include music, football, boxing, traveling, and different languages, although Marlon has an Italian background. He now looks to expand his computer and tech knowledge by writing news on the latest trends in this industry. Follow Marlon if you’re looking for an unbiased view of the latest products, and tech services.

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