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.


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

Today, Informed Publishing announced an important milestone in its history. It surpassed 100,000 paid downloads of the mobile app versions of its popular field guides for health care providers and first responders.

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

Apps2Go today is pleased to announce FlightCode 2.50, an aviation dictionary in your pocket. Even seasoned professionals from the aviation sector are not always able to decipher each code displayed on planning documents, airports or even in the aircraft itself.

Buy PhotoCaddy HD on the App Store

Improve Photography Skills with Photo Caddy HD

Budding photographers who are looking for some readily accessible tips would do well to download Photo Caddy HD for iPad.
It functions like a social strategy guide, with a collection of advice and strategies for improving photography in multiple locations. 

iCademy - Discover Your iPhone

iCademy - Discover Your iPhone

If you’re new to iPhone or if you’re an iPhone user who hasn’t had time to discover everything your iPhone can do, then iCademy is an app worth perusal. A combination pictorial guide and hands-on user manual, iCademy highlights many of the iPhone’s useful features in an easy to navigate application.

Buy Dr. SexyTime Advanced Sex Guide on the App Store

SexyTime Sex Position Guide and Choreographer Serious Play for Lovers

SexyTime Sex Position Guide and Choreographer isn't for everyone, and it isn't for "every-when," but then neither are you.
Described by the developers as the best thing to happen to couples since the invention of the honeymoon, SexyTime Guide and Choreographer is trying to "make the world full of happier and healthier people, one choreographed or randomized romp at a time!"
Like other iPhone sex guide apps, SexyTime's Sex Position Guide displays a range of intimate positions (25, in three tastefully rendered silhouette styles,) and describes them in text.

Buy SAS Survival Guide on the App Store

SAS Survival Guide App Repackaged for a new Generation

SAS Survival Guide - HarperCollins Publishers has teamed up with Trellisys.net to bring you an iPhone app of...a book. Granted, it's a classic, the distillation of the survival knowledge of 26-year Special Air Services veteran John "Lofty" Wiseman.