iGameMom found the Rainforest app from Britannica Kids to be "rich" and loaded with"scientifically correct information." Most notaly, they found the app to be "a great [one] to have, especially for science and animal lovers."
The Harold Sun, an Australian newspaper, selected the Encyclopedia Britannica Kid's App: Volancanoes as one of its top 50 learning apps for students.
The Britannica Kids apps for Android were featured in The Guardian Apps Blog 30 Best Android apps this week.
The Eugene startup scene just launched Silicon Shire, and it’s an interesting visualization of what’s happening in the their startup scene.
The Encyclopaedia Britannica has been the most prestigious general encyclopedia in the English language for what seems like forever. But it has always been expensive, and a bit stodgy. Today, when people need to look up information, they're likely to just do a Web search, or to consult the free, community-written, online encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
The Britannica, however, isn't going away, or ignoring the digital world. It has long had a paid website. When it comes to school resear...
I'm sure summer holidays used to last longer when I was young. With lightning speed this summer season seems to be turning from day-trips and holidays to thoughts of an autumnal return to school.
To that end I've been having a hunt through the iPad store to find apps that offer some covert education to get my kids in the right frame of mind for their return to school. The biggest challenge here is the sheer number of game- and education-related apps available.
The most succe...
Two recent events have happened in the tablet world for Barnes and Noble with its series of Nook devices. And since this is a column on applications for your devices, of course, one of those events involves apps.
First, the bookstore chain introduced an update for the Nook Color in late April that brought apps to that device. Within one week, users downloaded more than 1 million apps.
Second, this month, Barnes and Noble released the Nook Simple Touch, the inklike device that's ...