PCMag.com Encyclopedia by Computer Language Company (iPhone)
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Released: Oct 22, 2009
Version: 3.3.9
Size: 9 MB
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PCMag.com Encyclopedia

Computer Language Company
[ This app is no longer available for download ]

LEARN TODAY'S HIGH-TECH CONCEPTS - TALK THE LINGO LIKE AN EXPERT

The encyclopedia you've used and loved for years on PCMag.com. All 25,000 definitions are stored on your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad, and you can easily switch back and forth between the encyclopedia and the PCMag.com mobile Web Site.

There is simply no other reference about computers that is as succinct, consistent and designed to "really teach" you this industry.


FOR EXPERTS AND NOVICES

The premier source for computer concepts and terminology. Starting in 1981, this is the longest-running computer reference on the market. For decades, it has de-mystified the high-tech world and given people a competitive edge.


MAIN FEATURES

*Search all 25,000 IT and consumer electronics definitions without requiring an Internet connection, or scroll from definition to definition like a book.

*Powerful search functions normally provided only by Web search engines are built into this app. For example, you only need to type a few letters, a blessing on small keyboards ("c l o u" gets you to cloud computing). Type in "WiFi" or "Wi-Fi" (with or without the dash) and get your definition.

*Zoom in on more than 3,000 illustrations, photos and diagrams.

*Covers Windows, Mac, Linux, Internet, Web, networking, wireless, broadband, mobile, home theater, acronyms, buzzwords, trends, hot topics - everything from A to Z!

*A complete course in computer literacy. Fundamental concepts are explained in depth.

*Superior cross-referencing.

What's new in version 3.3.9
Updated for iOS 7 - November database
Our verdict: Good
  • + PCMag.com Encyclopedia is an ok, 3.5-star app.
  • + The app is currently free, instead of its regular price of $2.99.
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