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 Physics Formula Calculator on the App Store

WagMob Launches Math, Chemistry and Physics Calculator Apps

Students love it, teachers use it. It's the new, innovative calculator technology for iPad and iPhone recently launched by WagMob. Currently this technology is available for Math, Chemistry and Physics, three expansive subjects that require learning hundreds of different formulas.

Encyclopaedia Britannnica Wins An Appy for Best Reference App

The Encyclopaedia Britannica App has won the 2012 Appy Award in the Reference category, the company announced. The Appy awards, which recognize the best mobile apps in many categories, were announced on March 19 at a gala ceremony in San Francisco.

Buy Repair Database - The Electronic Repair Reference Database on the App Store

Repair Database for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch just released

Ron Rockwell and independent iOS and Mac developer Marcus Roskosch have announced the release of Repair Database for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. This App contains more than 100,000 repair solutions for everyday electronics like TV, CD-Player, PCs, Printers, Laptops and more.

Buy DVDpedia on the App Store

Organize Your Movie Collection With DVDpedia for Mac

Bruji today is pleased to announce version 5.0.3 of DVDpedia, an update to their popular movie cataloging application for Mac OS X. DVDpedia has access to many different international databases and allows users to build their DVD, Blu-Ray and VHS database using keyword or barcode searches.

YP Local Search & Gas Prices is a YP Mobile Winner

YP Local Search & Gas Prices is a YP Mobile Winner

The infamous Yellow Pages has really had no choice but to embrace digital reinventions of itself and while the Yellow Pages Mobile app rolled out quite some time ago, it scored a 2011 “Best in Mobile” Digi Award winner for location services.

Buy Statistics & Probability - A simpleNeasyApp by WAGmob on the App Store

Statistics App for iPhone and iPad Created by RealSimpleEDU

The field of statistics is full of so many different rules and formulas that it'd be impossible to constantly keep track of everything in your head. Because of this, RealSimpleEDU has developed the handy Statistics reference app that gives anyone the ability to learn and refresh anywhere, anytime.

Informed Publishing Surpasses 100,000 Paid App Downloads

Informed Publishing Surpasses 100,000 Paid App Downloads

What we learn from our customers enables us to expand our business to serve other content categories and display technologies. - Michael Coffin, Informed president Today, Informed Publishing announced an important milestone in its history.

ABBYY and Dicoland Offer Premium Lingvo Dictionary App for iOS

ABBYY and Dicoland Offer Premium Lingvo Dictionary App for iOS

ABBYY, a leading provider of document recognition, document capture, and linguistic technologies and services, and Dicoland, a leading French publisher in specialized bilingual and multilingual dictionaries, today announced a distribution partnership to provide Apple iOS users with trustworthy dictionary content covering professional subject fields.

Art Authority for iPad Update includes new Smart Resolution Technology

Art Authority for iPad Update includes new Smart Resolution Technology

Art Authority for iPad, the classic art application from Open Door Networks Inc. and Project A, now offers "Smart Resolution" (Smart-res) technology for quickly displaying high-resolution works of art.

BirdBeat Birder's iField Notebook Makes Field Notes Easy and Fun

BirdBeat Birder's iField Notebook Makes Field Notes Easy and Fun

BirdBeat Birder's iField Notebook — a revolutionary portable field observation & ID tool — lets users quickly & accurately capture key visual information and field data about a bird to make a positive species identification.

KiwiViewer Activates Gestures for Exploring Geometric Datasets

KiwiViewer Activates Gestures for Exploring Geometric Datasets

Kitware a company specializing in the creation and support of open source software,  has released a free, interactive iOS application to assist with the exploration of geometric datasets.

Back to School Sale for Terminology iPad/iPhone Dictionary

Headed back to school? Have a favorite student? Terminology, a better dictionary for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch can help a student take their comprehension and composition to the next level - and it's on sale now to celebrate back to school season.

Adobe Photoshop CS5: A Tutorial for Beginners By Dr. Michael N. Roach

Dr. Michael N. Roach, a veteran digital photographer and professor, today is pleased to announce a new mobile app for the iPad that will help users with almost every tool and resource available in Adobe Photoshop CS5.

Police Car ID 1.0 - The App Store's First Police Car Identification App

Black & Yellow Developers today are pleased to announce the launch of Police Car ID. University of Pittsburgh students Brian Yankello and Elliot Domagola are responsible for the development of the application.

FlightCode 2.50 is the Aviation Dictionary Pros Need and Travelers Love

User Reviews FlightCode Developer: Apps2Go GmbH Price: $2.99 Download on the App Store Apps2Go today is pleased to announce FlightCode 2.50, an aviation dictionary in your pocket.