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Curious? Explore 3,000,000 topics in a format perfect for the iPad: learn about what's near you, across the world - and everything in between. Labeled "a seed that will blossom into an Internet wonder" by the NY Times, Qwiki combines thousands of sources to present concise, interactive summaries of millions of people, places and things in an experience optimized for the iPad. Explore topics ...
Updated: March 27, 2012
Version 1.3 [3.727872 MB]
There's no doubt that Qwiki, a new reference app for iPad, is outstanding in its design and function, but I'm not convinced that Qwiki, as a service anyway, will resonate with users. The product of $8 million venture funding, Qwiki offers presentations on more than 3 million topics, pulling its information from all corners of the Web. Users can perform their own searches or rely on Qwiki's categories, such as "popular...Read full review »
Amazing interactive way to ... by epramono
Qwiki for iPad is a very unique application that is trying to bring you a great learning experience when you're browsing through 3,000,000 topics it currently provides. Learn about what's popular near you, popular topics, popular actors, popular cities, natural wonders and monuments around the world. Qwiki is able to combine thousands of sources to present concise, interactive summaries of millions of people, places and things in an experience optimized for the iPad. Today, I was greeted by the Qwiki of the Day, which is about the App Store. At first, I am shocked. There's a slideshow of images which were moving showing images surrounding the iTunes, App Store and iPhone. And there's also a female voice over which actually reads out the text on the bottom of the screen. Only after a minute later, I realize how wonderful this learning experience is. You can focus on the content and not read the text. I think Qwiki is amazing! The capability of generating those information on the fly is just superb! I've posted a quick review with lots of screenshots highlighting numerous small innovations within the apps here: http://bit.ly/gJQRZO It's great to finally see how Wikipedia articles, Fotopedia pictures, YouTube videos and other resources can be aggregated into an astonishing learning experience on the iPad.