Apple is offering more and more interactive forms of media that fully utilizes the genius of the iPad platform. “The History of Rock and Roll” app fully realizes the potential of this platform by offering a timeline driven app which allows one to explore the history of rock music in a nonlinear manner. The year to year time line of Rock and Roll Music allows you to explore as little or deeply as you like from the 1950’s up to the present. You can jump between short paragraphs to in-depth articles, song clips and videos. The app is visually attractive and fun to use. It is filled with interesting trivia and pictures. This style of format will continue evolve and encompass academic subjects and redefine textbook used it schools. In the meantime, you can enjoy this finely crafted app to explore your interest in rock music, both now and then.