Encyclopædia Britannica lives on

The Encyclopædia Britannica has been released on iOS for the iPad and iPhone. For $1.99 / month you get access to over 80,000 articles which looks like a good deal, unless you believe that Wikipedia is just as good.

*Search & Browse:
Over 80,000 articles – expertly written and thoroughly fact-checked – on everything from A-Rod to Zebras. Our contributors include over 100 Nobel Laureates plus subject gurus like Bill Clinton, Tony Hawk, and Desmond Tutu.

*View:
Photographs, diagrams, and charts help bring each topic to life.

*Make Connections:
“LinkMap” lets you explore each article with a dynamic view of related topics.

*Personalize:
“My Britannica” keeps track of your favorite articles and more.