Classic board game keeps rolling on as iPhone app

Oct 26, 2009

We are all impacted by the global economy, so downloading MONOPOLY Here & Now: The World Edition is a good way to sharpen international wheeling and dealing skills. The $4.99 app carries most of the key features of the iconic board game, and lets you play against yourself and others nearby with a wi-fi connection. […]

We are all impacted by the global economy, so downloading MONOPOLY Here & Now: The World Edition is a good way to sharpen international wheeling and dealing skills. The $4.99 app carries most of the key features of the iconic board game, and lets you play against yourself and others nearby with a wi-fi connection. You can also view bank totals of all participating players to keep everyone honest.

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Brad Spirrison

Brad Spirrison is the managing editor of appoLearning and Appolicious Inc. In this capacity, he has sampled and evaluated thousands of iOS and Android applications. He also holds an M.A. in Education and Media Ecology from New York University.

Spirrison worked in concert with appoLearning Expert and Instructional Technology Specialist Leslie Morris while curating and evaluating educational applications.

A longtime media and technology commentator and executive, Spirrison is also a regular contributor to ABC News, The Huffington Post, TechCrunch, Bloomberg West and The Christopher Gabriel Program.

Spirrison is married and lives with his wife and young son in Chicago. As his son was born just weeks before the debut of the iPad, Spirrison takes his work home with him and regularly samples and enjoys a variety of educational applications for young children.

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