In March, Britinnaca Inc announced that its Encyclopedia will be completely digital and no printed book form will be available. So the 2010 edition was the last version to be printed. The move was driven by that fact that Britinnaca experienced immense drop in sales as users now totally rely on the web and particularly Wikipedia which now contains all the information for which users in the past would have relied on Britannica Encyclopedia.
Although the Enclycopedia Britannica website is fully operational with over 120,000 regularly updated articles, the company is also focusing on providing users with on the go access to their quality knowledge base on mobile devices. The official app for iOS users was first to be released and now the company has launched its app for Windows Phone platform.
The Windows Phone version comes at a $4.99 price. Complete with tens of thousands of images, charts and diagrams, the app features 80,000 articles which can be easily searched and downloaded for anytime offline reading.
From finding about noteworthy events to biographies, the app brings a lot for quality content for users who still rely on Encyclopedia Britannica apart from Google and Wikipedia for required information.
Download Encyclopedia Britannica for Windows Phone [Marketplace link]