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Official Wikipedia app released for Android

01/18/2012, It took awhile, but it’s finally here: the official Wikipedia app for Android is now available for download on the Android Market. Just in case you’re wondering why anybody would use the app instead of surfing the website on your phone’s...

Access Wikipedia during today’s blackout

01/18/2012, In case you didn’t already know, Wikipedia will be down for the whole of today (January 18th) in protest of the Stop Online Piracy Act, along with a bunch of other sites. But what you may not know is that there still are ways to access the website,...

Wikipedia shuts down for 24 hours this Wednesday in SOPA protest

01/16/2012, Students, cross your heart for you know how much Wikipedia has helped you out in your assignments to date – so those who have deadlines to meet might want to take note on this piece of news, where the founder of the non-profit information archive...

Wikipedia to simplify page editing

12/14/2011, If you love Wikipedia and you’ve always wanted to contribute by creating new pages or helping to edit existing ones, but found the process to daunting and decided to give it up – you’re not alone. But it looks like all that is going to...

Wikistream shows you Wikipedia real-time activity

12/05/2011, Wikipedia is a pretty amazing website. Millions of pages of information, with new pages added and current pages being edited or deleted every second – all done by the Wikipedia community. But most of the time we don’t even notice these changes...

Italian Wikipedia undergoes revamp with free speech protest

10/06/2011, The Italian language pages on Wikipedia has been replaced with a statement which warns that a law that is now under consideration by the Italian parliament might just force the shutdown of the Italian version of Wikipedia, and to make sure that the...

Wikipedia introduces WikiLove button

06/27/2011, The Internet is an extremely social construct – that would explain the explosion of sites that tend to border on the personal, alongside social networks and microblogging services that keep your family and friends updated on your latest escapades....

Wikipedia app for Livescribe released

02/24/2011, Who would’ve ever thought that we’d be able to fit a computer into something the size of a pen? Well the folks at Livescribe did it, and they weren’t content with leaving it as a regular note-taker pen, and allowed the tiny computer in...

Cuba has own version of Wikipedia

12/14/2010, The Cuban government intends to roll out its very own online encyclopaedia that is no different from Wikipedia, although the goal is slightly different – to present its own view of the world and history. The website will be done up in the Spanish...

WikiReader now armed with 15 languages

08/10/2010, Remember the Openmoko WikiReader? Well, this is somewhat like a pager in this day and age – if you already own a smartphone, there is no need for a static portable Wikipedia-carrying device (which is the WikiReader, of course), right? Assuming that...

DIY Wikipedia reader

05/06/2010, Love all things Wikipedia, knowing that you can while your day away on it without realizing so? Well, if you happen to have the time as well as the technical proficiency, why not make your own Wikipedia reader to feed your knowledge addiction? This device...

Openmoko WikiReader gets software update

02/09/2010, The Openmoko WikiReader will be able to receive its Spring 2010 software update now which offers math equations that are rendered as crisp bitmap images, alongside updates to its database of more tha 3 million Wikipedia articles. Apart from that, the...

Vudu Integrates Wikipedia

11/24/2009, Vudu just announced that its service now integrates Wikipedia information about movies, actors and more. Users will be able to read articles and follow links, just like they would on Wikipedia.com. However, Vudu is also adding links to Vudu information...

Wiki Alarm Sends Email Alerts

05/07/2009, Are you a huge fan of Wikipedia? Do you spend hours at work each day surfing through one link to another in the online encyclopedia that anyone can edit? Then you might be interested in the Wiki Alarm software that will alert you via email whenever your...