Sunday, January 29, 2012

Wiki This Way: 4 Tools for Accessing Wikipedia on your iPhone or iPad

Wikipedia can be a really useful reference tool. Here are some great apps that for reading wikipedia articles on your mobile device:

iWiki (1.59E) & iWiki HD (2.39E). Experience Wikipedia beautiful on your iPhone or iPad, accessing Wikipedia becomes quick and easy with powerful set of features and perfectly aprimized articles for  reading on your mobile device.

iWiki HD:
Wikipanion - Free. 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
- Interactive font resizing
- 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

Wiki Offline Lite - Free. This is the lite version of wiki offline. Whereas the full version includes 10.000.000 full-length articles, this ''lite'' version contains 1,000 most popular Wikipedea articles so you can get a feel for the application before  you buy it. Unfortunately, the full version costs about 8 euros. It's a little pricey but it is really useful if you do not have all the internet connection. 

Wiki Offline (1.59E) & Wiki Offline HD (2.39E). Wiki Offline lets you access the top thousands pages on Wikipedia, with full pictures, graphics, and convenient layout --- all without a network connection.
It's perfect for airplanes, iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad users away from Wi-Fi, and people concerned about battery life.

1 comment:

  1. Great list of very usefull apps based on iOS. Read more about iOS based applications.