How about this folks? Imagine a printed version of Merriam-Webster’s Unabridged weighing around 12.5 pounds. But thanks to data compression and digital technology, that bulky dictionary can now be housed, accessed and used on a 25MB space in your mobile phone. To be specific about it – the Merriam-Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary on your BlackBerry phones.
Wait, but that’s not all that you can have on your BlackBerry device, but the whole Merriam-Webster dictionary lines via a mobile application developed by Paragon Software Group of California. The Merriam-Webster Dictionary app supportsÂ Â all BlackBerry Smartphones with OS version 4.2.1 and higher, except the BlackBerry Storm.
The application features – online update or over-the-air program updates, dictionary database installable on flash cards, hyperlinks between related articles and directions, search history, online dictionary catalog that provides one-click access to other Merriam-Webster Dictonaries, multilingual interface and no internet connection required.
But before you check out the BlackBerry App World to download the app, be prepared to spend some extra dough since this apps are not for free. The complete line of Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary and their selling price are as follow:
- Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, Eleventh Edition ($24.95)
- Webster’s Third New International Dictionary, Unabridged ($59.95)
- Merriam-Websterâ€™s Medical Dictionary ($24.95)
- Merriam-Websterâ€™s Pocket Dictionary ($14.95)
- The Merriam-Webster Dictionary ($19.95)
- Merriam-Webster’s French-English Dictionary ($24.95)
- Merriam-Webster’s Spanish-English Dictionary ($25.95)