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Wikiwand app review: the most reliable Wikipedia reader

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Introduction

The Internet is one of the best sources of information. Wikipedia is ranked near or at the top as the most reliable and accurate source of information on virtually all topics and niches. The website is accessible on all computers and smartphones as long as you are connected to the Internet. Wikiwand is a new iOS application by Wikiwand to help users provide users with a more convenient way of accessing this site. It is compatible with iPhone and iPad devices and the default languages are Danish, English, Traditional Chinese, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, and French.

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Wikiwand: Faster Wikipedia Reader

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Get Uninterrupted Access to Wikipedia Pages

Wikiwand has a cool interface that allows users to easily navigate Wikipedia from anywhere in the world as long as their devices are connected to a reliable Internet connection. One of the highlights of using this application is that it displays all articles that are published on this website in a beautiful typography that is extremely easy to scroll.

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There is a filmstrip navigation feature that you can use to view photos attached to various articles on this site. In addition, it displays high-definition maps of various cities, countries, and even venues. Multi-language search is another major attribute that give the app a higher cutting edge in the market. This feature allows you to look for articles in up to three languages simultaneously. To save time, you can pre-load the articles and perform Google search for virtually any article in just one tap.

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The convenient quick facts panel that is professionally located on the interface is one of the major attributes that gives this makes Wikiwand special. By using it, you will be able to view articles on all Internet-enabled devices in seconds. There is also static header that is tailored to display the section you are currently reading. It is also possible to preview links without having to close the article or app first.

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If you intend to view specific articles in different languages, you can easy toggle them between your preferred languages. The panel also has an intuitive table of content that you can use to know the specific section of the article that discusses a particular topic. This will save time that would have been spent reading the entire article.

The in-article search is another great feature that you can use to find facts or explanations in articles fast. By downloading the app, you will also be able to browse articles around you on a map that is very user-friendly. 

Wikiwand: Faster Wikipedia Reader

Free

Pros and Cons

Pros

  • Dynamic search that you can use to lookup articles in seconds
  • Ability in preview links before opening them
  • Displays maps of cities and countries in high definition
  • Ability to pre-load articles for immediate access

Cons

  • App cannot be used in areas with limited Internet connection

Final Words

Wikiwand is an award-winning iOS application that will redefine how you access Wikipedia pages. It is easy to use and no prior experience or special skills are required to install it.

 

 

Wikiwand: Faster Wikipedia Reader

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