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Encyclopaedia Britannica releases new app for iPad.

WORLDWIDE COMPUTER PRODUCTS NEWS-October 26, 2011-Encyclopaedia Britannica releases new app for iPad(C)1995-2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com

The Encyclopaedia Britannica is now available as an iPad App, publisher Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc said today.

Information available through the Encyclopaedia Britannica App covers a wide variety of subjects and is provided by professional editors and expert contributors.

The app is available free of charge through the Apple App Store, giving complimentary high-resolution images, maps, access to 100 free articles plus the first 100 words of every article and the Britannica "link map".

For a fee of USD1.99 per month iPad users will get full access to every article in the encyclopaedia, including more than 80,000 articles in a fully searchable database, as well as the ability to download information to read offline, save and send articles, store favourites and search history.

Existing EB.com subscribers can access the full iPad content free of charge using their account details.

Versions of the app for iPhone, Android and Microsoft devices are planned to be released in the coming months.

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