Developer: Newton Corp
Price: $0.99 Download on the App Store
If you’re a quote junky and are always looking for an appropriate quote for any occasion, then definitely check out iBestQuotes for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. A vast collection of quotes by writers, entertainers, public figures, leaders, and ancient philosophers, iBestQuotes is a varied collection of quotes with several features that make using the app both educational and fun.
When you first launch iBestQuotes you’ll notice the scrolling “quote of the day” at the bottom of the home page and it changes with every launch. As you proceed to search for quotes, you can open the search function by tapping on the search icon at the top to search by author or search within the quotes. You can also browse the alphabetized list of included authors or browse for quotes by themes, such as success, age, humor, jealousy, uncertainty, and so on. This feature makes it easy to match a quote to a given situation or occasion.
While iBestQuotes features a very extensive collection of quotes by a large collection of people, it also features a built in trivia quiz to test users’ knowledge of famous (and not so famous) quotes. Additionally, there is a built-in Wikipedia page function that loads the page corresponding to the author directly in the app with no need to exit. Familiar with Aristotle but not Aristote? A quick tap of the Wikipedia button will enlighten you. You can also bookmark quotes in favorites and share quotes on Facebook or by email with the tap of button.
Aside from a few language issues within the quiz (not all answers are displayed in English) and no language select feature, iBestQuotes is a very nicely done collection of quotes organized in a user-friendly, accessible and intelligent format. The built-in Wikipedia information is also useful for those who like to learn about people past and present. For the price, iBestQuotes could easily be on of the best quote apps available,