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World Records set and discovered with iPhone and iPad apps

With so many records being broken all the time it is hard to keep up. There are some strange attempts made in all different genres even animals are getting in on the act. Find out what records have been broken and when. Be the one break a new world record with the help of apps. Maybe you have a talent that you could try out to enter the Guinness Book of Records. You may find a particular talent you never knew existed. We thought this would be the ideal opportunity to let you in on a few apps on the market.

Guinness World Records: At Your Fingertips by Guinness World Records is an iPad application available for $0.99 through the iTunes App Store. This is a companion app for the book that has a vast selection of amazing records for you to view and even try out breaking one of your own. Guinness World Records is an amazing app that really compliments the iPad and will keep everyone entertained. With full-screen video and color photography Guinness World Records offers users the exclusive chance to set a new, official world record on your device. Challenge the record breaker and race against Usain Bolt on the iPad and use your fingertips as legs. Play a game that will put your memory to the test or try to repeat the alphabet backwards as fat as you can. Find out great facts and attempts including full-screen video features, exclusive interviews and record previews. Look out for Ashrita Furman who is the man with the record for holding the most records.

Extreme World Records (Lite) by Feather & Moor, Ltd. is a free iPhone app also compatible with the iPad and iPod Touch. There are some of strangest and craziest world records that have ever been recorded in history contained in this application, available at the App Store. Enter the extreme world of records and add your own picture of your own crazy attempt to include in the next update. Send a unique wacky world record and you will also receive the pro app free. You might even get an insight into the worlds most disgusting records.

URDB World Records Presents: Record Setter by Universal Record Database, LLC. This free iPhone app lets you set an official World Record using your device. Challenge other record setters and try to invent new ones with this great app available at the App Store. Join the global community of RecordSetters, which includes Tony Hawk, Cameron Diaz, Justin Bieber and more. With thousands of records to beat you can use the built-in stopwatch for official timing. Search the library of over 5000 different world records that can give you great ideas of your own. Watch amazing and hilarious videos and see if you have what it takes to set a World Record.

Animal World Records by Libro Movil is available for $1.99 at the App Store. Find out what the worlds most poisonous animal is, what animal has the best sense of smell or what animal lives the longest. You will be surprised that it is probably not the answer you thought of. There are so many records for animals including the biggest, strongest, fastest, and slowest with many other strange records. Available for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

Find out if you have what it takes to break records. Do you think that everyone has a world record-breaking talent? You may feel that you could hold the record for eating crackers or lemons in one minute. Maybe you can hang on to a mechanical bull for the longest time. Using apps, you can find out about various world records and attempt some of your own.

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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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