Articles
  • Subject and Topic:
    • Teaching - Utilities And Resources
  • Creator: Sophia Teutschler
  • Type: App
  • Language: Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish
  • Platform: Mac
  • Price: Free
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Articles

https://itunes.apple.com/hk/app/articles/id364881979?mt=8&uo=4
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Description:

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.


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  • Another option to browse wikipedia

    The well designed app improves user experience of reading wikipedia by implementing familiar controls as in the Safari browser and format each articles nicely. This is a choice for users want to naviagate in wikipedia in simpler process and more stylish interface.
    However, its strength may not be so outstanding to persuade people buy it instead of using the free wikipedia app.

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