dictionary

Dictionary.com app now sporting a new look on Android

By libertyc
April 4, 2013 // 0 Comments

No, dictionary apps aren’t sexy. But for the avid reader, they are a useful addition. Sure, most e-reading apps and e-readers have integrated dictionaries, but sometimes it’s nice to be [...]

Revamped Oxford English Dictionary Online

By libertyc
January 14, 2011 // 0 Comments

Bits: Tech Talk has an interview with John Simpson, the chief editor of the OED about the new online edition. You can find the audio interview [...]

Dictionary.com marks 20 million downloads with next-gen application

By libertyc
December 14, 2010 // 0 Comments

From the press release: Today Dictionary.com (www.dictionary.com), the leading online and mobile dictionary, announced that its mobile products have exceeded *20 million downloads, making it the [...]

Wordnik online dictionary adds new search features

By libertyc
November 11, 2010 // 0 Comments

Wordnik continues to be one of our favorite (useful, educational, fun) online databases. It provides access to definitions from a number of dictionaries and other word resources, thesaurus, [...]

Apple releases iTunes 9.2.1, iBooks 1.1.1

By libertyc
July 19, 2010 // 2 Comments

A number of news sites, such as Engadget, are reporting that Apple has released paired updates of iTunes 9.2.1 and iBooks 1.1.1. The iTunes update is largely a bugfix issue, according to its patch [...]

Oxford Dictionaries Online arrives

By libertyc
June 11, 2010 // 1 Comment

I love dictionaries and wish I could subscribe to this personally, but it costs 40 pounds for a one year subscription and I don’t think that is reasonable. This is from the press release: [...]

A great little free dictionary to use with Kindle for PC app (Windows) by Andrys Basten

By libertyc
May 3, 2010 // 0 Comments

In the recent blog article on the updated Kindle for PC app, I wrote that there was no in-line dictionary yet like the one on the Kindle itself, with the summary definition at the bottom of the [...]

Expensive dictionaries powered by Paragon still sell on iPhone and Blackberry

By libertyc
March 24, 2010 // 0 Comments

Paragon, a German company, builds expensive dictionaries for the iPhone, Blackberry and other platforms. According to the LA Times: With Google pushing its free dictionary and others like [...]

Smartwords aims to bring intelligence to integrated dictionaries

By libertyc
February 23, 2010 // 0 Comments

CNet has an article about Smartwords, an idea from start-up company Wordnik that sounds terrific but sure seems hard to describe succinctly. As Smartwords’s website puts it: Smartwords is a [...]

Oxford dictionaries go online

By libertyc
February 8, 2010 // 0 Comments

Starting in June when you buy an Oxford dictionary, at least in England, you will get a free subscription to Oxford Dictionaries Onlind and Oxvord Language Dictionaries Online. The subscription will [...]

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