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When ancient temples gone digital, portable

In a news report in The Phnom Penh Post today, journalist Soo Jin Kim writes: “An Interactive Guide to Angkor,” sold at Apple’s iTunes store, was written by archaeologist and Heritage Watch director Dr Dougald O’Reilly, and features narration by Southeast Asian studies scholar Charles Higham.”

App creator Dr Dougald O’Reilly has a bio on he Australian National University website here:

On iTunes Store, there is another app called Angkor Wat Offline Travel Guide by Voyager ItS.

With the name Angkor Wat we usually define the area where the ruins of these magnificent temples are: but before you can arrive here, you will surely stop to Siem Reap, the closest city to this exciting world.

This week, Cambopedia also posted a link and video story about A Sva the Monkey, a popular game on Apple’s iTunes Store. It seems everything, ancient to modern, will be gone digital. And more importantly: portable. Next big thing is you’ll no longer need a print Lonely Planet guidebook with you when getting yourself lost in Cambodian jungles.

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