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Wikipedia in Your Pocket

By Chuong Nguyen March 9, 2009, 2:57 pm

With smartphones these days, looking up things on the internet has been simpler than ever with WiFi and 3G connections. However, in places and during times when you are not connected, that can be frustrating. TechCrunch is reporting that a Paris startup has compressed the entire English Wikipedia for BlackBerry and Windows Mobile devices. WikiPocket, as it is dubbed, is compressed to 4 GB of data and is available starting at $10. Perhaps another way to entertain yourself in-flight rather than watching movie re-runs.

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