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 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.

Buy Landscaper's Companion - Plant & Gardening Reference Guide on the App Store

Landscaper's Companion Gets You Ready for Spring Planting

Spring is finally here and with it comes an app of great proportions for amateur gardeners and botanists. Landscaper’s Companion is a reference guide to more than a 1,000 plants in every category – perennials, annuals, trees, shrubs, groundcover, ornamental grasses and more.

mPassport Paris Helps You Find Medical Assistance in the City of Lights

mPassport Paris – One of my biggest fears, beyond losing my wallet or passport, when traveling abroad is that I might be injured in an accident, come down with a serious bug or get some other illness.

Paris 3D Presents a New Way to Discover the City of Lights

Paris 3D is more than just an awesome map app, it's a practical guidebook for discovering Paris on foot, in a car, or from your living room.

Buy iAM on the App Store

iAm: Explore the Great I Am Through Quotes and Photos

iAm is an inspirational app designed to provide users with a guide for spiritual meditation and contemplation. The app uses stunning photography and more than 200 quotes from recognized authorities around the globe.

Buy MyNewPlace – Find Apartments & Houses For Rent on the App Store

MyNewPlace Helps Apartment Hunters Organize Their Search

MyNewPlace.com is a website that connects renters with apartments. The site claims to list 6 million apartments in 20 major metropolitan areas so far — including my home town Long Beach, CA.

Buy iBird West Guide to Birds on the App Store

iBird Explorer Western: A Beautiful View From Above

At some point in your life you hear the sweet or annoying sounds of a bird yet to be identified. If you love birds and the sounds they make, and live or travel in the Western Region of North America, iBird Explorer Western iPhone app by the Mitch Waite Group is a wonderful resource to have available.

Buy Bible Shaker on the App Store

Bible Shaker: Spiritual Guidence At Hand

Every day millions of people throughout the world tap into some form of daily inspiration. Many are searching for spiritual guidance. Some the surprise and randomness of inspiration acquired from sources like a daily horoscope. For many Christians that spiritual guidance is often found in the verses of the Bible.

Buy Toast 2 Toast on the App Store

Find The Right Words With Toast 2 Toast

Special occasions are all about the mood. Everyone wants to say just the right thing to make the even truly memorable. Some people quote Shakespeare others Einstein, Jefferson, or Franklin at special engagements or dinners. Well if you’re short on words or your memory is in a tongue twist Toast 2 Toast will help you find the right things to say.

Buy Dictionary.com Dictionary & Thesaurus on the App Store

Dictionary.com Speaks So You Can Understand

Dictionary apps are a a buck a dozen in the App Store. Dictionary.com—Dictionary & Thesaurus, from the Web site of the same name,  is not your usual dictionary. This one speaks — at least most of the time.

Laundry Pro Helps Sort Your Laundry

Laundry Pro Helps Sort Your Laundry

I’ll find any excuse not to do the laundry, so Laundry Pro isn’t going to live on my iPhone for very long. Whenever my wife calls me “Honey,” I run because it’s a sure sign there’s work to be done. Even so, Jamasan Software’s app will be useful to anyone who isn’t as lazy and careless as I am.

Buy WebMD – Trusted Health and Wellness Information on the App Store

WebMDmobile Medical Information On The Go

Sometime over the past 10 years just about everyone has sat down at their computer and visited the WebMD website seeking information for a remedy or relief from an injury or illness. With the WebMDmobile iPhone app from WebMD, LLC you can now access that same information conveniently on your iPhone.