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Read Wikipedia on iPhone & iPad in fresh new ways with these 7 Apps (via @iphoneness)

Read Wikipedia on iPhone & iPad in fresh new ways with these 7 Apps (via @iphoneness)

Read Wikipedia on iPhone & iPad in fresh new ways with these 7 Apps (via @iphoneness)

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Wikiweb: Visual Wikipedia™ Reader

Price: 4.99
Version: 1.4.3
Release Date: 2012-07-10T07:00:00Z
Content Advisory Rating: 4+
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Description:
Wikiweb is a delightful Wikipedia™ reader for your iPhone and iPad that visualizes the connections between articles. Features: • Explore Wikipedia™ in the most readable and beautiful interface • Share interesting articles and how you found them with our unique sharing feature • Discover new articles through unexpected connections • Switch seamlessly between any number of 110+ supported languages --- WIKIPEDIA is a trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation. We are not endorsed by or affiliated with the Wikimedia Foundation. Wikiweb proceeds are not donated to the Wikimedia Foundation.
Release Notes:
- Fix Page Titles - Fix Slider Appearance

Quickipedia

Developer : Wasdesign, LLC
Price: 2.99
Version: 1.0.2
Release Date: 2014-07-17T23:25:02Z
Content Advisory Rating: 4+
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Description:
Read Wikipedia in any of over 250 languages faster than you ever thought possible, powered by Spritz! Using Spritz, Quickipedia will rapidly flash one word at a time at any of over 40 different speeds. This eliminates the need for your eyes to scan the text in order to read efficiently. Spritz provides a reticle at the ideal position in a word to allow your mind to comprehend each word despite seeing it for only a fraction of a second. Read up to 1000 words per minute while maintaining or improving your current comprehension. The average person reads normally at about 250 words per minute, but with Rapid, you will very soon double or triple that speed. Features • Swipe to star articles • Read in true fullscreen • Swipe down to dismiss • Spritz mode or read mode both in fullscreen • Swipe to rewind/advance • Jump to any section using table of contents • Open html version of article for reference • Select from over 40 speeds • View time remaining or words remaining • Retrieve and star random Wikipedia articles • Seek to any word in the text • Share any article This beautifully designed app will give you the smoothest Wikipedia reading experience available anywhere!
Release Notes:
Spritz Wikipedia in any of over 250 languages!

WikiNodes

Developer : IDEA.org (IDEA)
Price: 1.99
Version: 4.5
Release Date: 2011-04-27T23:33:51Z
Content Advisory Rating: 17+
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Description:
Wikipedia comes to life with an infinite constellation of visual links. Browse. Discover. Bookmark. Annotate. Share. * BROWSE: Tap any node, and it expands to give you more information. Intuitive and natural, it's a joy to use. Drag and spin the fluid display. * DISCOVER: Find endless new topics. Expand your knowledge. Suggestions for related articles appear as a spider web of linked nodes. Explore random articles and daily featured articles. * BOOKMARK & LABEL: Keep track of articles with bookmarks and via history. Tag articles with your own labels. * ANNOTATE: Create notes about articles. Notes can be text, audio, images, or video. Record audio notes directly from your iPad. If you have an iPad2 or third generation iPad, record directly from your camera. * PRESENTATIONS: Create presentations from a sequence of notes, and display a sequence of nodes alongside your notes, like a slideshow. * SHARE: Share articles and notes via email, Twitter, DropBox, Evernote, or Safari. Print with AirPrint. Copy to clipboard. * DETAILED VIEW: For more detail, tap any image to view full screen, or view any article in full-page mode. * MULTILINGUAL: Top 36 Wikipedia languages. Switch easily among translations of the same article. * PERSONALIZATION: Three type size options. Two beautiful color schemes, brown and blue. * LEARNING: Great for classrooms! Students can explore any topic, searching and browsing to find articles. Then, students apply their own critical thinking to create their own notes and presentations to share with classmates. The app uses the SpicyNodes visualization technique, which was awarded a "best for teaching and learning" award in 2011 from American Association of School Librarians (AASL). HEAR THE BUZZ: * Apple featured as "New and Noteworthy" in Apple's U.S. App Store, week of April 12, 2012 and May 5, 2011; "Staff Pick" in Apple's U.S. App Store, week of May 28, 2011; and featured in other sections of iTunes for Education and Reference in many dozens of countries. * "WikiNodes takes the huge sprawling maze of information that is Wikipedia and organizes it into a spider web of knowledge." - Phil Hornshaw, Yahoo! News & Appolicious * "[WikiNodes]...could redefine the way that you use Wikipedia on the iOS." - Blake Grundman, 148Apps * "WikiNodes is just so intuitive to use... You actually feel as though you are digging deeper and deeper into the information... WikiNodes is fantastic for visual learner" - Gregory Swanson, Apps in Education * "This generation of learners have a clear preference for information that is presented visually and WikiNodes provides a wonderfully unique and imaginative interface for handling and moving through Wikipedia articles." - Sam Gliksman, iPads in Education. * "The interface presentation of information [is] similar to that of mind mapping, which I love." - Jess Seilheimer, Digilicious * "The interface is a freestyle drag and zoom bonanza that lets you jump between related articles easily." - iPad Apps * "...A lively new approach to working with Wikipedia." - PatrickJ, iPad Insight
Release Notes:
iOS8. Evernote.

Wikipanion

Developer : Robert Chin
Price: 0.0
Version: 1.9.8
Release Date: 2008-08-20T02:16:24Z
Content Advisory Rating: 12+
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Description:
Accessing Wikipedia has never been faster and easier than with Wikipanion, designed for easy, search, navigation and display of Wikipedia entries. Streamline your browsing with history grouped by visit date, and bookmarking that not only bookmarks individual entries, but individual sections within an entry. Featuring intelligent features such as: - Table of contents browser that knows where you are in the page - Multiple search methods including Smart completion with entry preview, Google searching and a full text Wikipedia search - Dual language searching and language switching (hiding languages you don't care about) - Bookmark, including bookmarking individual sections of pages - History, grouped by last visit date - Full in-page searching - Wiktionary dictionary term looking without leaving the current page - Table based category browsing - iCloud syncing - Image saving to the Photo library - Ogg vorbis audio playback for dictionary pronunciations and other audio content available on Wikipedia - Contextual knowledge for sending links to specific sections in a Wikipedia entry - Easily turn on automatic focusing of the search field on launch Tip: To scroll to the top of a Wikipedia entry, hit the title bar at the top of the iPhone's screen (this works in Safari too). Second tip: Click into the search bar to cancel a page load request. See the Wikipanion web site for more details about all of the available features. Wikipanion is advertisement free.
Release Notes:
- Fixed an issue displaying citations - Fixed some display issues

Articles

Developer : Sophia Teutschler
Price: 0.0
Version: 2.6.1
Release Date: 2010-04-01T20:34:41Z
Content Advisory Rating: 9+
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Articles is a beautiful Wikipedia reader for your iPad, iPad mini, iPhone and iPod touch. Just enter a search term and let Articles find the Wiki entry you are looking for. Use the integrated maps feature to learn about interesting places and historic events around your current location, or anywhere else in the world. Or simply shake your device and let Articles find an entry for you. Mark interesting entries you want to read in the future and search text in the currently open document. - Apple Design Award 2010 Winner - App of the Week in the United States, Germany, United Kingdom and many other countries - Best Reference App at the 2010 and 2011 Best App Ever Awards - O'Reilly App Smackdown: Best App for Wikipedia "Wikipedia is free on the web, right? Why spend even a couple bucks to wrap it in an app. The answer is interface. You can do far more, far more easily, with a native app than you can do with a web page." –Rene Ritchie, iMore "There are a bunch of dedicated Wikipedia iPhone apps, and there are several I like. But I like Articles best. It’s fast, it looks great (including the formatting of articles), and it has a very clever MobileSafari-inspired UI." –John Gruber, Daring Fireball Tips & Tricks: - Double-tap (and hold) on the article to display the Chapter Index control. - Tap the status bar to scroll back to the search bar. - Pinch the article view to increase or decrease the text size. - Tap-and-hold a link to open an article in a new page. - Tap and hold on text to copy and paste article content. - Tap and hold on links and images to reveal more actions. Additionally on iPhone and iPod touch: - Tap and hold the Toolbar to start customizing all items. - Pull down the article view to lock or unlock the current screen orientation. - Shake your device to open a random article.
Release Notes:
- Fixed am issue when adding new bookmarks. - If you like Articles, please consider leaving a review. That helps us a lot. Thanks!
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