November 18, 2008 in Education (E)
[prMac.com] Winnipeg, Canada - ZappTek and InterLingua Publishing are pleased to introduce EngLits, detailed audio and text summaries of classic books and plays that you can listen to or read on your iPhone and iPod touch. Written by university professors, and recorded by professional actors to insure clarity, EngLits provides students with a summary the full story of the required reading assignment, including all characters and events that are important.
With over 50 titles in the full collection, EngLits provides most of a student's required reading in easy to listen to or read audio and text. Some of the more popular titles include: A Christmas Carol, Great Expectations, Gulliver's Travels, Pride & Prejudice, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Othello, Macbeth, and Romeo and Juliet.
Each EngLit displays as an icon on the Home screen and the full featured reader includes:
* Embedded audio summaries
* Double-tap scalable text
* Triple-tap inversion for low-light reading
* Orientation locking
* Opens to your last read page
* Includes bookmarks
* Add notes to any page
* US English
* iPhone or iPod Touch 2.0
Pricing and Availability:
EngLits are now available in the Education category of the iTunes App Store. Pricing is $5.99 USD per EngLit.
Based in Winnipeg, Canada, ZappTek was founded by Michael Zapp in 2002. Beginning with tools to bring calendar and note information into the Contact entries of the original iPod, ZappTek now provides a suite of applications to meet every need. These include iPresent It for giving presentations on the iPod, iPDA for personal information management, iSpeak It to convert documents into MP3/AAC audio tracks, and iPod Launcher to automate all of iPod activities. ZappTek has entered the iPhone application market with the Legends eBook service, bringing books from cutting edge authors to the iPhone. All Material and Software (C) 2002-2008 ZappTek / All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, "Apple App Store", iPod, the iPod and iPod Touch logo, and iPhone are registered trademarks of Apple Computer in the U.S. and/or other countries.