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Articles tagged with "Reference"

Android App Tablet Review: WikiMobile Encyclopedia

WikiMobile Encyclopedia takes Wikipedia and puts it on your tablet device. The app lets you browse Wikipeida without a browser, supposedly at a much faster speed. Other than a fully functional version of Wikipedia, there are plenty of extra features. Any article can be bookmarked for future viewing ... Full Article »

October 15, 2011 2:31pm

Android App Tablet Review: is one of the best tools available for Android tablets. The app keeps things really basic. Just type in the word you’re looking for, and if you’re not good at spelling, it predicts what you were trying to say and gives you a list of potential words. If you’re completely at a lo ... Full Article »

October 15, 2011 2:20pm

Android App Tablet Review: The Elements - Tablet

Dan Langford's The Elements for Android tablets is both a beginner and advanced level chemistry student's dream come true. The app is essentially an interactive Periodic Table of the Elements, only much more sleek than the tired black on white crumbled sheet of paper. While The Elements does give ... Full Article »

October 2, 2011 5:00pm

Android App Tablet Review: Google Sky Map

Astronomy enthusiasts can tap into an absolutely celestial app with Google Sky Map on the Android tablet. Google Sky Map uses just about everything under your tablet’s hood, including its compass, gyroscope and GPS technology. Putting all that information together, you can actually aim your table ... Full Article »

September 28, 2011 7:00pm

Merriam Webster Dictionary Android app is, in a word, respectable

Dictionary apps are a bit of a crap shoot. They either fall in the category of “the most expensive apps you've ever seen” or cheaper ones that usually aren't very high quality. Merriam Webster's free app for Android is both a respectable and reliable solution to your dictionary app problem. Fin ... Full Article »

July 13, 2011 12:30pm

Android App Video Review: HowStuffWorks

Quite well actually! The app is very well laid out, and it’s easy to find whatever you might be looking for. Things are divided up into categories, and there is a search function if you are looking for something specific. You can go into the featured section to find whatever is popular these days, ... Full Article »

May 24, 2011 4:00pm

Android App Video Review: ESV Bible

The ESV Bible from Crossway is one of the free options available and might very well be one of the best. Though the only translation in the app is the English Standard Version, it is amazing the translation is free. All other ESV bibles will cost you some sort of pocket change. This version has obv ... Full Article »

April 29, 2011 5:26am

Sift through the Internet with Blekko's excellent Android app

A very different kind of search engine app for your Android phone, Blekko is an app that takes a clever and non-traditional approach to finding stuff on the web. Based on the website with the same name, Blekko is an alternative to search engines like Google and Bing. You can connect your Facebook f ... Full Article »

February 24, 2011 5:17am

Google Books for Android needs to work out some bugs

In early December, Google took the wrappings off its e-book store and posted e-reader software for several platforms. All in all, Google Books is a plain-jane e-book reader app for Android devices, making it relatively painless to browse, purchase, and read titles offered through the Google service ... Full Article »

December 20, 2010 11:24am

Android App Video Review: Wikidroid

Wikipedia has pretty much become the source of knowledge on the Internet. The free encyclopedia is user managed and surprisingly accurate. This makes it the perfect companion for mobile phones as you probably often come across times when you want to look something up. Wikidroid is an app for Android ... Full Article »

November 22, 2010 5:42am

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