June 20, 2011 in Reference (F)
[prMac.com] Mountain View, California - Avocado Hills has released Wikibot 1.0 for iOS. Wikibot makes reading Wikipedia articles a joy on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac. It is the latest labor of love released by the app development shop Avocado Hills. The team has spent the last year learning from their previous app, "Wiki Offline" which has been used by travelers, teachers, soldiers, and other on-the-go people as a way to access Wikipedia articles without internet access. They have combined the wisdom learned into this new application to bring the joy of Wikipedia to the masses.
Between the beautifully crafted interface, customizable display options, and killer features like tabbed browsing, language switching, a read-later queue and offline caching, there is a lot to love about Wikibot! This is Wikipedia the way that it was meant to be experienced.
Here are a few of the highlights:
* Browse Wikipedia articles in 36 languages
* Tabbed browsing allows you to have multiple articles open at the same time
* Use the read-it-later queue to make a list of articles to read
* Caches articles for offline access
* Easily switch between different languages of the same article
* Personalize your reading experience by customizing the font, brightness, and color
* Create bookmarks and arrange them in folders
* View a visual browsing history complete with images
* Gallery mode lets you swipe between the images in an article
* Search within articles
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iPhone OS 4.0 or later
* 4.6 MB
Pricing and Availability:
Wikibot 1.0 is only $0.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Reference category.
Mountain View-based Avocado Hills is the creator of the popular Wiki Offline - A Wikipedia Experience iPhone and iPad app that is used by on-the-go people around the world to bring them answers when needed. Copyright (C) 2011 Avocado Hills. 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.