Wildcard is a free iPhone app to search anything on the internet and get results in the form of cards. Each of the displayed cards contains the information related to things which you searched. It is basically a search engine app which you can use to search anything. The thing which makes it different from other search engines or search apps is its cards like search results.
Generally, whenever you make a search on any search engine, it displays all results to you in the form of numerous URLs and you have to tap on each of them to find out which one serves your purpose. In this app, the app displays the content directly in the form of cards. So you are able to see which card you need and which one you don’t. The cards include both written as well as video content.
Apart from this, the app has a section of Trending Searches and Wildcard Directory to make your search even faster and relevant. The Search Directory includes different reliable news sources divided across different categories as per their niche.
Using this iPhone App to Search Internet and Get Results as Cards:
On launching the Wildcard app, you will see the interface as shown in the screenshot below. You can see that the app has a search bar at top followed by Trending Searches and Featured Collection. The Featured Collection includes content curated by Wildcard team.
To make a custom search on anything, you have to use the search bar at the top. As you will type in the search query, the app starts displaying matching search queries. If your query is among the suggestions, then you can tap on the suggestion directly or just complete the query manually to get results.
All the search results are displayed to you in the form of cards. These cards consist of both video and text based results from different content around the world. For each card, you can check its source and date fort text based card. You have to scroll through the screen to check all the cards. Each of the text based cards also has a brief of the real complete content so that you can choose which one is worth reading.
The videos can be played within the app by tapping on the video. Similarly, the complete article of the text based article can be read within the app via a minimal interface. While reading the article, the app displays article title, date of publishing, writer’s name, and the name of origin website of the content. You can also choose to share the content.
If you will scroll through the home page of the app, then you will find the option Wildcard Directory. The directory categorizes all the reliable and renowned news websites as per their niche. The main categories are: Lifestyle, Entertainment, Home and Office, News, Apparel and Shoes, General Needs, Tech and Gadgets, News, and Personal Care.
Below is the screenshots of Lifestyle niche with their news sources. You only have to tap on the news source to get all the news at single place.
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Wildcard is a good iPhone app to search the internet and get results as cards. The app displays concise search results and contents with no URLs to mess around with. The other good part of the app is that it displays both videos and text based content which means you can easily look for most relevant content.