Reference Apps

When people say the iPhone puts the world in your pocket, they’re talking about Reference apps. For a list of our favorites, check out AppCraver’s Editor Picks of the Best Reference for iPhone and iPad, or read on for breaking news and reviews of reference applications from the App Store.


Buy Hike Salt Lake City on the App Store

Hike Salt Lake City App Launches

Hike Salt Lake City launches in the App Store in time for the beginning of the 2014 Utah hiking season. Rogue Wave Productions, L.L.C. released the app for iPhone to assist local and visiting hikers in locating the most popular hikes within 4 counties in and around Salt Lake City, Utah.

Buy Mineral Database on the App Store

Mineral Database app for iPad updated to include 3D crystal structures

Mineral identification is made easy with the Mineral Database compiled by M. Darby Dyar and Mickey E. Gunter and illustrated by Dennis Tasa. This app provides a quick reference for students, educators, professionals, or anyone interested in minerals.

Buy Visual Quotes on the App Store

DeepSine Release Visual Quotes 1.1 - A Stunning Motivational App

DeepSine is pleased to announce the release of Visual Quotes version 1.1, a collection of visually stunning and motivational quotes on your iPhone. All quotes are hand-picked and presented with stunning typography.

Buy Guide for iPad Lite on the App Store

Massive update to the free Guide for iPad Lite app - available today

iOS Guides has massively updated its free iPad Guide Lite app with new content and a brand new interface. Available today, version 1.6 introduces brand new tutorials for iOS 7, a news feed and a brand new interface built from the ground-up for iOS 7.

Buy iPick Produce: Guide to selecting fresh, ripe, and tasty fruit and vegetables on the App Store

iPick Produce 1.0 released for iOS

Cleric Software Solutions today is pleased to announce the release and immediate availability of iPick Produce 1.0, their new quick reference app for iOS. Ever wonder how to pick a kumquat or a cantaloupe?

Buy Peterson Birds — A Field Guide to Birds of North America on the App Store

Award-winning Peterson App 90% Off For Labor Day Weekend

Appweavers Inc., developer of the Peterson field guide series of mobile apps for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad, is celebrating the Labor Day Weekend with a $0.99 sale on their recently updated flagship app, Peterson Birds - A Field Guide to Birds of North America.

Buy Art Authority for iPad on the App Store

Art Authority Debuts Major New Way to Look at Art

Art Authority, developers of the award-winning line of classic art apps, today announced "Art Real Size," a new way of looking at and understanding art. Available immediately as part of Art Authority for iPad, "Art Real Size" lets users instantly and intuitively see and comprehend the actual size of many of the 65,000 classic paintings and sculptures displayed by the app.

Buy Lingvo Dictionaries: English ‹-› Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian Dictionary Titles on the App Store

ABBYY Lingvo Dictionaries 3.5 for iOS: New Experience for Apple Users

A fresh update of ABBYY Lingvo Dictionaries mobile software, which helps to create and use custom sets of high-quality offline dictionaries for work and study, is now available at the App Store.

Buy Sat Seeker - International Space Station tracker and ISS pass finder on the App Store

Sat Seeker App Celebrates 1 Year App Store Anniversary

Nathan Randle, independent developer of the popular International Space Station tracking app Sat Seeker today announces a competition to celebrate the app's first anniversary since launch.

Buy Grayson Perry: The Vanity of Small Differences on the App Store

Artist Grayson Perry Launches First App: The Vanity of Small Differences

Aimer Media is delighted to announce the release of Grayson Perry's first app, Grayson Perry: The Vanity of Small Differences 1.0, available for iPad and iPhone, only in the App Store.

The app is launched to coincide with the opening of the Royal Academy's 2013 Summer Exhibition, which features Grayson Perry's tapestries.

Buy Peterson Birds Pocket Edition - A Field Guide to Birds of North America on the App Store

New Peterson Mobile App For Budget-Conscious Nature Lovers

For nature lovers on a budget, Peterson Birds Pocket Edition 1.0 packs in a lot of detail for such a small price. Based on the best-selling book, Peterson Field Guide to Birds of North America, the app features Roger Tory Peterson's breathtakingly beautiful illustrations, along with maps, species details and songs.

Buy World War I Interactive on the App Store

New World War 1 App for iPad with Videos, Photos and Timelines

Mumbai, India - Touchzing Media, a new iOS app development company, is pleased to announce the release and immediate availability of their second iPad app, World War I Interactive 1.0.

Buy Worldictionary - Instant Translation & Search on the App Store

Worldictionary: Powered With Collins and Transtar Offline Dictionaries

Looking up words and sentences in foreign languages on your favorite translation app just became easier with the availability of Collins language dictionaries (in-app purchases) for the latest version of Worldictionary v.4.1.

Buy Oil Traders´ Word(s) on the App Store

Release App for Oil Trading, Oil Definitions Explained

Stefan van Woenzel introduces The Oil Traders' Word(s) 1.0 for iOS and Android, a new app for Oil Trading and logistic professionals. The app has been originated from the book "The Oil Traders' Word(s)" which is written by Stefan van Woenzel.

Buy Romans on the App Store

Corinium Museum Releases Romans App With Enhanced Tours for Visitors

TapMob introduces Romans 1.0 for iOS. The Romans app, created by local business TapMob, will give visitors to the town and its museum an in-depth experience of Roman Cirencester. The app, available for iPhone and iPad, provides a tour of Roman Cirencester taking in the key archaeological sites, an enhanced tour of the Museum plus teacher and pupil learning resources for primary and secondary schools.