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Review of ‘Mammals of North America’ for iOS

Enormous in scope,the ‘Mammals of North America’ app (Princeton University Press/mydigitalearth.com) brings the book of the same name to a new level.

Review: ‘Knights and Castles’ for iOS

Britannica’s ‘Knights & Castles’ app combines a useful menu of short, clear articles about medieval life and the Arthurian cast of characters with photos, activities, and a map.

Review: Encyclopaedia Britannica’s ‘Snakes’ for iOS

If you’ve never seen a cobra spit or a sidewinder slither, you might want to take a look at the fascinating video footage in this app. In addition to Snakes, Encyclopaedia Britannica Kids has produced eight nonfiction apps for ages 8-12, including Ancient Egypt, Volcanoes, and Solar System. Today’s review will be followed by one […]

Review: “History Maker” by MultiEducator, Inc. for iOS

“History on the Go” is a series of apps originating from multimedia CD-ROMs and DVDs created in the 1990s.

Review: Fiske Interactive College Guide 2011 for the iPad

For many high school seniors, the school year will be consumed with visiting college campuses, meeting with advisors, writing essays, filling out applications, and waiting by the mail or inbox. And where does a search for a college begin? With a guide. Title: Fiske Interactive College Guide 2011 Developed by: Sourcebooks, Inc. Platform: iPad exclusive, […]

Review: Gems and Jewels for iOS

Touch Press, the creators of the acclaimed Solar System, The Elements, and The Waste Land now offers viewers a look at some spectacular Gems and Jewels.