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International Currency & Units Converter for iPad

Ivan Karpan and Evgeniy Lebed have released GlobeConvert Pro 1.0, an international currency and units converter for the iPad based on their top-rated, free iPhone app of the same name. GlobeConvert Pro features 11 different categories: area, currency, energy, length, power, pressure, speed, temperature, time, volume and weight. The currency converter contains 190+ different currencies, and updates monetary exchange rates minute to minute.

Tourists, students and businesspeople all contribute to a worldwide travel/tourism industry that takes in over one trillion dollars annually. And it is estimated that at any moment a half million people are aloft in passenger jets. Travelers with iPhones have over one hundred currency/unit converters from which to choose. GlobeConvert for the iPhone has long been one of the top ten utilities in every one of the dozens of international iTunes App stores, including the US. Now, GlobeConvert Pro brings one of the most popular iPhone OS utilities ever made to the iPad.

Feature Highlights:
* GlobeConverter Pro for iPad based on popular GlobeConvert for iPhone/iPod touch
* Converts area, currency, energy, length, power, pressure, speed, temperature, time volume and weight
* Converts 190+ international currencies
* Monetary exchange rates updated minute-to-minute
* Frequently used conversions can be saved permanently in Favorites library
* Simple-to-use drop-down menus allows easy selection of conversion units
* GlobeConvert listed in Apple’s “New and Noteworthy” applications for iPhone OS

In addition to the app’s easy-to-use interface, GlobeConvert goes the extra mile to be an ultra-versatile converter. For example: temperature conversion includes both positive and negative values on the Fahrenheit, Celsius and Kelvin scales; length calculations include both the standard and nautical mile; energy conversion is offered for ten different measures including newton/meters, BTUs and ergs; time conversion can be done between nine different measures, from years to nanoseconds; up-to-the-minute spot prices of precious metals are listed along with over 190 different international currencies.

“We have received a lot of positive feedback from users of GlobeConvert for the iPhone,” stated Co-Founder Ivan Karpan. “GlobeConvert Pro for the iPad is an application that people will find extremely useful every day while they’re traveling.”

Device Requirements:
* Compatible with iPad
* Requires iPhone OS 3.2 or later
* 1.1 MB

Pricing and Availability:
GlobeConvert Pro 1.0 for the iPad is available now for $.99 (USD) on the iTunes App Store. Review copies available on request.

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