Britannica Concise Encyclopedia 2011 for iOS: Portable World of Knowledge that Requires No Internet Connection & Occupies Only 89 MB of Memory Space!
Thoroughly researched and fact-checked content with 2,700 colorful maps and images, hyperlinked articles, easy-to-use search functions
FREIBURG, Germany – March 22, 2011 – Paragon Software Group, a leading software developer for mobile devices and desktop computers, and Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc., a leading educational publisher, announce the release of Britannica Concise Encyclopedia 2011 for iOS devices. Whether wondering where Wall Street got its name or when the excavation of Pompeii began, Britannica Concise Encyclopedia 2011 is the perfect information resource on-the-go. Prepared by the editors of the Encyclopaedia Britannica, the Britannica Concise Encyclopedia 2011 delivers over 25,000 thoroughly researched and fact-checked entries covering art, history, geography, politics, technology, science, sports, pop culture and other subjects that come to life with thousands of colorful images and maps. Fun and useful built-in features make this app an instant favorite – generate a random article by shaking your device, or uncover new knowledge with the ‘On this Day’ feature – and you can share your knowledge by instantly emailing favorite articles directly to your friends or colleagues!
- No internet connection required – information accessible anywhere, anytime
- Over 25,000 unique articles
- 2,700 colorful images and maps
- ‘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 50 articles
- Highlighted search results
The Britannica Concise Encyclopedia 2011 for iOS is available for 19.99 USD (15.99 EUR) via download from the AppStore. Britannica Concise Encyclopedia 2011 for all other mobile platforms is available via download from http://www.penreader.com and Paragon’s mobile site, http://penreader.mobi.
Spanish-language (Enciclopedia Compacta Britannica 2011) and Russian-language (Britannica Настольная Энциклопедия 2011) versions are also available.
About Paragon Software Group
Paragon Software Group (PSG) is a technology solutions provider to the enterprise, SMB and consumer markets, worldwide. Founded in 1994, Paragon Software Group actively markets and sells in more than 150 countries and has offices in the USA, Germany, Japan and Russia. PSG consists of two divisions, System Technology, offering solutions for storage management and data safety, and Smart Handheld Devices Division (SHDD & Epocware), offering software for diverse classes of smart handheld devices (Android, bada, BlackBerry, iOS, Java, Symbian OS and Windows Mobile) and desktop PCs, including multilingual on-line handwriting recognition, localization, business and game applications and multilingual dictionaries. To learn more about Paragon Software's diverse product line, please visit:
Storage Management Division:
Smart Handheld Devices Division: http://www.penreader.com
About Encyclopaedia Britannica
Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc. is a leader in education publishing whose 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 markets a variety of curriculum products for schools, language-study courses, online learning services, encyclopedias and other reference works, and language products through its Merriam-Webster subsidiary. Many of them are available at http://www.britannicastore.com. Britannica is also active on Twitter and Facebook. The company makes its headquarters in Chicago.
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