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  • Best iPhone apps for reference and learning
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    Best iPhone apps for reference and learning

    By 2 February 2012

    The iPhone is a hugely powerful reference tool. Like having a portable library stuck in your pocket, you can find an answer to pretty much any question instantly. Sure it might not always be correct, but there is an armada of info buried at your fingertips. ...

  • Best Android apps for learning and reference
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    Best Android apps for learning and reference

    By 1 February 2012

    Smartphones apps aren't just about games. There's some educating to do out there if you'd care to tear yourself away from Fruit Ninja for just two minutes and we at Pocket-lint have amassed the very best Android apps for learning and reference so that...

  • Wikipedian Jimmy Wales talks favourites, faults and the future
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    Wikipedian Jimmy Wales talks favourites, faults and the future

    By 19 January 2011

    Jimmy Wales looks exactly like his picture. Any of Wikipedia’s 400 million readers would recognise the site’s founder as he sits across a coffee table from Pocket-lint on a wet afternoon in a ground floor office space in East London. There’s the...

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    eBay teams up with the British Museum to prevent illegal sale of antiquities

    By 3 October 2006

    It seems that eBay is growing more circumspect about what is traded on its website after recent litigation against the company by large fashion firms. EBay.co.uk has teamed up with The British Museum and its Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS) to ensure...