Wikipedia

Wikipedia 2.1.133-r-2015-10-26

Free and Open-Source Database of Knowledge

We are all aware of the benefits associated with the massive online information portal known as Wikipedia. Now, smartphone users can access this vast amount of useful data within seconds.

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PROS

  • There are no subscription fees required to download and install Wikipedia.
  • A voice-operated function is great for those who are out and about.

CONS

  • All user-contributed data might not necessarily be factually correct.
  • Some claim that recent updates cause the application to fail during the loading process.

We are all aware of the benefits associated with the massive online information portal known as Wikipedia. Now, smartphone users can access this vast amount of useful data within seconds.

Main Uses and Features

Wikipedia is essentially a smartphone version of the online platform. As this information is open source, it is updated frequently by users. A handy search feature found at the top of the page can be used to uncover various topics and the developers state that it is currently available in more than 300 languages. Some interesting features include popular articles, trending topics and a navigation menu that classifies subjects for ever quicker retrieval. Much like its online counterpart, this program is absolutely free to install.

Additional Interesting Options

There are several other options which are specific to the Wikipedia smartphone platform. For example, different color schemes can be chosen and a voice-integrated search enables you to find a specific topic while in hands-free mode. One new inclusion is a link preview. Hovering over a hyperlink will provide a brief description of the topic in question.

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Wikipedia 2.1.133-r-2015-10-26

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