1. App Guide
    The World by National Geographic

    I’ve always enjoyed poring over a good map. Whether it’s thumbing through a road atlas, spinning around a globe or sticking pushpins into a wall...

  2. News
    iOS 5.1 beta unlocks clues to future iPhone, iPad

    Apple has seeded iOS 5.1 beta to developers and it hasn’t taken some long to discover references to next-generation iPhones and iPads within...

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    myPantone

    Pantone swatches have been used for years by many designers. If you’re serious about colour, you probably stick with ‘fan decks’ but carrying...

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    WolframAlpha

    I started high school at a particularly difficult time for someone who would eventually grow up to be a gadget freak and mad scientist. By then, the...

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    Redshift – Astronomy

    With your permission, Redshift uses your current location to show you precisely which stars, constellations, and planets you should be able to see....

  6. News
    Articles 2.0 for iPhone gets tighter Wikipedia support, maps

    Sophiestication Software has released a major upgrade to Articles, its powerful and stylish Wikipedia client for iPhone. Articles 2.0 gained quite...

  7. News
    Ancestry.com updates app with iPad optimisation

    Ancestry.com’s iPhone app—which lets you carry your family tree around in your pocket—has been updated with new features that include iPad...

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    Parcel

    Simply designed, Parcel from Ivan Pavlov includes support for 28 delivery services. Major shippers like Australian Air Express and Australia Post...

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    Review: CIA World Factbook apps for the iPhone

    The CIA World Factbook is arguably the best value for a research almanac, bar none. The Factbook provides detailed information on the geographies,...

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    Disney Notescast guides for iPhone

    Psst—do you want to know a secret? There are a lot of hidden surprises scattered throughout Disney’s vast complex of theme parks outside Orlando,...

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    Review: WordDigest for iPhone

    WordDigest, a $2.49 app from Global Delight, joins the already swelling ranks of mobile dictionaries for the iPhone and iPod touch. This dictionary...

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    Mactracker for iPhone, for all your Mac reference needs

    Sometimes you need info on a specific model of computer when you’re nowhere near a computer. You could scour the Web for the information, but good...

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    Review: Dictionary.com for iPhone: Solid dictionary delivers what it promises

    Dictionary.com’s new, free app for the iPhone and iPod touch offers a solid online dictionary. Dictionary.com boasts more than a quarter-million...

  14. Blogs
    Review: Thesaurus apps for iPhone

    As a graduate student, I spend a good amount of my time writing papers with titles like “The Ramifications of Convivial Design Mechanisms on Affective...

  15. News
    Wikipedia gears up for explosion in digital media

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    Review: World Wiki Plus for iPhone

    I reviewed Western ITS’s World Factbook 2008 a few weeks ago. Although the facts within the Factbook are solid, the app itself was a disappointment....

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    Review: More iPhone dictionary apps

    Every modern English dictionary stands in the shadow of the Holy Trinity of Lexicons: The Oxford English Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, and American...

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