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iOS device owners enjoy an embarrassment of riches when it comes to astronomy apps, and this universal app from USM adds another high-quality offering to the App Store.
There's more than one way to access Wikipedia. These iOS apps do everything from letting you look up online entries to finding nearby points of interest.
Get to know the men who've occupied the Oval Office the last 223 years with the help of these iOS apps.
If you make a lot of shipments, this simply designed package tracker -- which includes support for 28 delivery services -- delivers the goods.
This simple but reasonably sophisticated rhyming dictionary app fits the bill for those times when you're stuck on a word.
Both Advanced English Dictionary and Thesaurus from Mobile Systems and Advanced English Dictionary & Thesaurus from jDictionary Mobile have plenty in common -- not the least of which are their names. But Sam Felsing says the apps have a few subtle differences.
Looking to relax with a nice, stiff drink? The iPad can help, with the assistance of a good cocktail recipes app. But which ones make the grade?
This simple little app helps you track and organize your finances with a minimum of fuss. But it's entirely self-contained, which some users may find too limiting.
If you need a devoted dictionary app, both the iPad and iPhone editions of Terminology are characterized by smart font choices, a pleasant minimalist look, and an eye-friendly color palette.
If you're at a loss for words, this handy collection of quotations is a worthwhile addition to your iPhone or iPod touch.
If you prefer a dedicated dictionary to Googling words with Safari, Dictionary.com for iPad is a first-class choice.
There's a good idea behind this app for tracking members of Congress and how they vote. But it gets lost in the awkward execution.
This app offers mobile access to Wikipedia. It's handy and works well, but there are faster dedicated Wikipedia apps for your iPhone and iPod touch.