Ready to get your ‘learn’ on? A new version of the Britannica Concise Encyclopedia 2010 is now available for those on iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad.
The good folks at Paragon Software, together with Encyclopedia Britannica, have released version 2.0 of Britannica Concise Encyclopedia 2010. The new version brings you up-to-date with the latest info, maps, images and much more. There’s even new categorization and search options built into 2.0. Nice.
Other enhancements in version 2.0 include:
- new interface features
- an easy to use, browser like interface
- app is downloaded straight to your device (no internet connection required)
- ‘on this day’ feature
- easy sharing of content with friends
Keep reading for the official press release after the jump… But if you’d like to hop into the App Store right away, hit up the iTunes link below.
Britannica Concise Encyclopedia 2010 ($19.99) [iTunes link]
New Version of Britannica Concise Encyclopedia 2010 is Now Available Worldwide for All iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad Users
One of the world’s most trusted encyclopedias with newly updated content and hundreds of new images and maps, faster article search, a host of new features and learning tools directly on the latest Apple mobile devices!
FREIBURG, Germany – July, 2010 – Paragon Software Group, a leading software developer for mobile devices and desktop computers, and Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc., a leading educational publisher, announce the immediate release of Britannica Concise Encyclopedia 2010 2.0 for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. The new concise version of one of the world’s most trusted encyclopedias includes the latest content, nearly 2,000 new maps and images, categorization of search results, new search options, and new interface features. The Britannica Concise Encyclopedia 2010 for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad is the most reliable and comprehensive learning and reference source of information on the go, requiring no Internet access and minimal memory space.
Prepared by the editors of the Encyclopaedia Britannica, the Britannica Concise Encyclopedia 2010 delivers over 25,000 thoroughly researched and fact-checked entries covering art, history, geography, politics, technology, science, sports, pop culture, and other subjects. Watch topics come to life with thousands of colorful images and maps. Whether you are wondering where Wall Street got its name or when the excavation of Pompeii began, you will find that Britannica Concise Encyclopedia 2010 is the perfect information resource for home, school and the office. Don’t remember the exact spelling of a name, place or event? The advanced “wildcard search” feature allows you to replace unknown letters with symbols, and instantly find the word you’re looking for.
What’s New in Version 2.0:
- Enhanced search results
- Nearly 2,000 additional images
- Categorization of search results
- New interface features
- No internet connection required – information accessible anywhere, anytime
- ‘On this Day’ feature highlights what happened on any calendar day in history
- Browser-like user interface
- Share articles with friends via e-mail
- View hyperlinks between articles
- Receive random articles by shaking your device
- Instant access to all your Favorite articles
- Suggested Searches appear at startup screen
- Search History for last 100 articles
The Britannica Concise Encyclopedia 2010 for iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad is available for 19.99 USD (15.99 EUR) via download from the AppStore [iTunes link].
Compatibility: iOS 3- iOS 4