Britannica Concise Encyclopedia 2011 by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc (Universal)
Released: Mar 20, 2011
Version: 2.02
Size: N/A
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Britannica Concise Encyclopedia 2011

Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc
A concise version of the world’s most trusted encyclopedias with accompanying images and maps, fast article search and look up functions, Today in History feature, minimal memory space, and much more – directly on your device.

"it’s worth having an authoritative source to backstop Wikipedia’s occasionally specious entries" - NY Times, 08/31/2011

"Just a few years ago, if you wanted to carry the entire breadth of an encyclopedia on your person, you'd needed the strength of Hercules to deal with the sheer poundage... The Britannica Concise Encyclopedia 2011—the mobile version of the single-volume supplement to the standard Britannica Encyclopedia offering—delivers the most popular Britannica articles in a highly portable $19.95. Even better, all the content lives on your iPad—not on a remote server—you can read over 25,000 articles while offline. It's well designed and easy to use..." - PC Magazine, USA, 04/2011

Britannica Concise Encyclopedia 2011 contains over 25,000 articles and 2,700 images covering just about every aspect of human endeavor - Arts, Business, Computers, Geography, History, Literature, Medicine, Philosophy, Politics, Pop Culture, Science, Sports, and more – making it the perfect information resource for the entire family. Whether you're focusing on biographies, satisfying your knack for facts, or locating quick research data for work or school, answering your everyday questions has never been simpler.

Dictionary details:

• Over 25,000 unique articles
• 2,700 colorful images and maps

Application 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
• Search results highlighting
• iPad support
• Landscape mode support
• Enhanced search engine

About Encyclopaedia Britannica

Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc. is a leader in educational publishing. The company’s encyclopedias and other products can be found in many media, from the Internet to wireless devices to books. A pioneer in electronic publishing since the early 1980s, the company still publishes the 32-volume Encyclopaedia Britannica, along with educational online services such as Britannica SmartMath and Britannica Online School Edition and new printed products such as Britannica Illustrated Science Library. The company makes its headquarters in Chicago.

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