Hyper Facts brings an encyclopedia collection straight into the iPhone

By on Dec 22, 2010 at 6:57 am

Amsterdam, Netherlands – The A2rt development team today is pleased to announce the release of a very useful, informative, and interesting iPhone app called “Hyper Facts”. Users are able to look up any fact ranging from “Chemistry” to “Computers”, or even look up a famous person such as Albert Einstein. Once they find a list of articles, the user can see links to relative topics or even a link to the Wikipedia article. Hyper Facts is a unique open data informative app that can also become addicting.

Over 9 million unique facts are included into the Hyper Facts as well as an interactive map of the world. Users can zoom in on their city, town, or village and navigate around with detailed road maps and points of interest. All the articles are interfaced and linked from other major encyclopedias.

“It was a real challenge and unique opportunity to build one of the first open data app that combines the power of the programmable web and mobile devices” – said Chris van Aart, Lead Developer of A2rt.

Hyper Facts is an app for all ages and provides education about almost any topic. With an encyclopedia that can literally fit into a user’s pocket, information now is literally at a user’s fingertips with Hyper Facts.

Device requirements:
* Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch and iPad (Universal app)
* Requires iOS 3.2 or later
* 4.4 MB

Pricing and availability:
Hyper Facts 1.0 is only $0.99 (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and is available exclusively through the App Store in the Reference category.

Hyper Facts 1.0
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Press Kit (zip)

The A2rt Development Team is a team of young professionals who combine their exceptional knowledge with their own experiences to develop exquisite new apps. The lead developer, Chris van Aart, is a researcher and teacher at VU Amsterdam University in the Netherlands and is a specialist in mobile development and technological integration. A2rt enjoys creating unique and useful integrated apps for mobile devices. Copyright (C) 2010 A2rt. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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