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Encyclopaedia Britannica iPad/iPhone app lets you have an answer for everything for £1.99 a month

Encyclopaedia Britannica iPad/iPhone app lets you have an answer for everything for £1.99 a month

By 17 April 2012

Encyclopaedia Britannica has announced the release of a new app for the iPhone and iPad, offering owners access to the organisation's tomes of information on just about everything. The company, which ditched its print edition in March, says the new app... >>

Encyclopædia Britannica print edition defeated by digital

Encyclopædia Britannica print edition defeated by digital

By 14 March 2012

After 244 years the Encyclopædia Britannica is no more when it comes to print form, becoming the latest victim of the digital revolution. The encyclopaedia, which was written and continuously updated by around 100 full-time editors and more than 4,000 expert... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Britannica Kids - Ancient Rome review (iPad)

APP OF THE DAY: Britannica Kids - Ancient Rome review (iPad)

By 25 April 2011

Apart from the sanitation, the medicine, education, wine, public order, irrigation, roads, the fresh-water system, and public health, what have the Romans ever done for us? Well, for the answers to that question, along with a couple of quirky games as... >>

Encyclopedia Britannica announces iOS app series

Encyclopedia Britannica announces iOS app series

By 31 August 2010

Encyclopaedia Britannica has announced that it is launching a series of educational apps, aimed at 8-12 year-olds, that are "designed to keep kids busy for hours on end with exciting facts, maps, memory games, puzzles, quizzes and videos". The series... >>

Encyclopedia Britannica opens to edits from the public

Encyclopedia Britannica opens to edits from the public

By 22 January 2009

In order to better compete with Wikipedia, one of the top ten most visited sites in the world, the Encyclopedia Britannica is to open its online version up to edits from the public. The new user-generated content, rolling out now on the encyclopedia's... >>

Encyclopaedia Britannica 2008 Ultimate Edition - PC review
3.5 out of 5

Encyclopaedia Britannica 2008 Ultimate Edition - PC review

By 6 November 2007

There was a time when all good homes had a row of books on a shelf that could be referred to whenever a question or homework topic arose. Technology condensed this to DVD form but now that we have the Internet and all the information we could ever need... >>