Dictionary – Translation Dictionary

Available In: Cydia       Price: 3 Day Trial then ?   

Dictionary Judging by the title of the application, I figured this application would be a dictionary for your iPhone or iPod Touch. You know, look up words and find their definitions. Well, upon installing and reviewing the app…I found that it is actually a translation dictionary.

Dictionary will come with a few translation dictionaries already installed. If you select the settings icon in the lower left corner, you can delete those dictionaries and choose the ones that suit you best. In the Settings you can choose the size of the font, edit the list of dictionaries that are installed and download new dictionaries. The dictionaries that are available for download are in categories based on the language you would like to translate from. The languages include; Danish, English, Bulgarian, French, German, Hungarian and Russian. Once you choose the language you would like to translated from (say English) you will then get a list of of languages to translate to. For Example, English to Latin or English to Spanish or English to French…etc. [Read more…]

CheckWord 1.0

Available In: App Store       Price: Free  

CheckWord CheckWord is a simple application that allows you to check whether or not words are good or bad in games like Scrabble. I love the developer’s description, “Quicker than using a dictionary, easier than using a computer.” See, now that is why we love our iPhones! When you open the application, you will come to the main screen. Here you can enter the word you would like to check. The application auto capitalizes every letter…which is fine, it will work either way. Once you have entered the word select Search. It will then display whether the word is good (can be used in Scrabble) or bad (it cannot be used in Scrabble). The first word I tried was iPhone…it was Bad! Then I tried Apple and it was Good so that made it ok. :) If you select the i icon in the upper right corner, [Read more…]