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San Diego Comic-Con updates official iOS app with new design and new features

San Diego Comic-Con updates official iOS app with new design and new features

July 19, 2014
This year's edition of the popular multi-genre entertainment and comic convention San Diego Comic-Con is just around the corner. And ahead of the convention's run next weekend, its official iOS app has been updated with a new design and new features. Through its 4.0 update, Official Comic-Con App, as the app is creatively called, has undergone a complete design overhaul that's in line with the visual style of iOS 7. In addition, it has gained new features making it a comprehensive digital guide to Comic-Con with the latest event schedules, maps, news, and more. Most notably, Official Comic-Con App 4.0 features a new Discovery section for highlighted events, an interactive map, and support for marking events as favorites. As outlined by the Comic-Con team, the new app's main menu offers access to the following key features:
  • Discovery: Click on the individual panels to explore various things happening at and around Comic-Con 2014
  • Schedule: The complete Program Schedule at your fingertips.
  • Special Guests: This year's Special Guests with bios and photos.
  • Exclusives: Our list of Exclusives from the Comic-Con website.
  • Exhibitors: The complete list of Exhibitors appearing at this year's Comic-Con.
  • My Favorites: Your favorites show up here.
  • Map: Includes an Interactive Exhibit Hall map (zoom in and select a pin to get info on a particular booth).
  • Social & News: Links to our Facebook and Twitter, and our Toucan Blog and Mobile site.
Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad running iOS 6.0 or later, Official Comic-Con App 4.0 is available now on the App Store for free. Once downloaded, the app doesn't require an Internet connection to work. This year's Comic-Con runs from July 24 through July 27 at the San Diego Convention Center. Official Comic-Con App also serves as an official digital guide to Comic-Con's sister shows: Alternative Press Expo, which is scheduled to be held from Oct. 4 to 5 at the Festival Pavilion and at the Ft. Mason Center in San Francisco, and WonderCon Anaheim, which is expected to be held next spring at the Anaheim Convention Center.

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Official Comic-Con App
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