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How to turn Wikipedia articles into e-books

By libertyc
September 18, 2012 // 4 Comments

Taking into account the well-known unreliability of some of its content, I’m honestly not sure how I feel—intellectually-speaking—about the idea that it is now possible to transform random collections of Wikipedia articles into e-books. (More details about that later.) But speaking from [...]

Announcing the official Wiktionary Android app

By Paul Biba
June 20, 2012 // 0 Comments

From the Wikimedia Technical Blog: Wiktionary, the online dictionary that anyone can edit, is now available as a mobile app for Android in Google Play (formerly Android Market). With the official Wiktionary App, you can: Read Wiktionary in over 150 languages Share pages with friends Listen to word [...]

Download the text of the entire English (or any language) Wikipedia

By Paul Biba
April 9, 2012 // 1 Comment

From the Wikimedia Technical Blog (blockquotes omitted): If you’d like to read Wikipedia in an airplane (of the offline variety) or in an area with no or limited connectivity, or install it in a university, or just to have it handy in case of a zombie apocalypse, you can now download a full text [...]

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