BlackBerry App World Gets A Free App From

bb-dictionary has launched a new application on BlackBerry App World. This application resembles the application that has already been launched on the iTunes App Store. The iPhone/iPod Touch application is also free and has hit about 3 million downloads.

The BlackBerry version of the app has a list of about 500,000 words, synonyms, definitions, audio pronunciations, and spelling suggestions. The Word of the Day feature in Spanish and English is built-in to the BlackBerry app too. One of the distinguishing features of the BlackBerry version is that synonyms and definitions can be accessed from the app while reading or writing e-mails.

According to President Doug Leeds, the company also plans to launch APIs for developers to integrate the application into their own services. The application will be integrated in several e-books too. The application on BlackBerry App World is free and will be launching in the near future (if not already).

InterActiveCorp’s bought out as part of the Lexico acquisition in July 2008. is the sister website of and too.

This article was written by Amit Chowdhry. You can follow me at @amitchowdhry or on Google+ at
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