Owl - Learn something
By Veeral Patel
This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.
Owl is a daily fact app that doesn't suck. The facts are actually interesting, it's beautifully designed, and simple.
The facts are handpicked from reddit and all credit goes to their awesome users.
Facts are front and center. To get the current day's fact, just pull to refresh. Done.
Sharing what you learned is easy. Tap and hold on a fact to share via Twitter or Facebook. You could also copy the fact or view the sources for it.
In settings, you can schedule when you want to receive, or if you want to receive, a daily notification. You can also switch between the light or dark theme.
Stop reading this and go read some amazing facts. You won't be disappointed :)
Created by Veeral Patel.
What's New in Version 2.0
Daily Fact Widget
• The latest fact is just a swipe away! Add the Daily Fact widget in Notification Center for instant access.
• Optimized for iOS 8, iPhone 6, & iPhone 6 Plus
• Interface improvements
Love checking this app, but.....
I definitely have enjoyed the randomness of all the facts presented on this app for the past year or so. For that reason & the ease of use of the app, I would give it 5 stars, but there hasn't been any new info in almost 10 days, & there have been many fact-less days this summer & fall. So bcs of that, I'm giving it 4 stars.
Nothing has been posted, but I'm wondering if the app is no longer being updated & the developer is no longer posting facts? That would be nice to know bcs if that's the case, I'd delete it to free up space for something else.
Where are the updates?
This app is nicely designed and the facts are fun and interesting, but it seems the app's developers only post new facts in spurts and it often goes for weeks without new updates. In fact at the time of this review no new facts have been posted in over three months. I finally decided to delete it as I'm tired of seeing the same old facts every time I open it.
Love this, but...
I love this app, and I enjoyed opening it every few days for random, interesting facts but there haven't been any updates since June 2016. I'm not sure if the app is still in use or if it's been shutdown. Thinking I'll delete it and check back for updates.
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- Category: Reference
- Updated: Nov 11, 2014
- Version: 2.0
- Size: 12.1 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Veeral Patel
- © 2014 Veeral Patel
Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.