Just in time for holiday road trips and lazy Sunday mornings,
Dictionary.com, the leading online dictionary and a service of Ask.com,
an operating business of IAC ( IACI), introduces Agent X Word(TM), the world’s most intelligent crossword solving application. Agent X Word goes
undercover to provide more than two million hints and answers for over
30,000 crossword puzzles updated daily. The app, which is compatible
for Apple® iPhone(TM) and iTouch, is available for purchase for $2.99
at the iTunes App Store. The app can also be downloaded at dictionary.com/apps/agentxword.
Unlike other crossword solver apps which simply present a lengthy list of potential matches, Agent X Word utilizes Dictionary.com’s unique natural-language technology to provide users with the most accurate answer quickly. Users of Agent X Word also benefit from the real-time nature of the app. Through Agent X Word,
crossword solvers achieve immediate gratification from solving the
crossword puzzle in today’s newspaper without waiting for the answer
tomorrow or calling an expensive answer service.
day, hundreds of thousands of people rely on Dictionary.com for help in
solving their favorite crossword. Dictionary.com’s proprietary semantic
search capabilities uniquely qualify us to provide the best answer
quickly," said David Wygant, Senior Director of Products and
Programming. "This app meets a real need for our users by helping them
build their vocabulary, sharpen their spelling and exercise their
Agent X Word
offers definitions and synonyms for answers, as well as other features
such as recent search history and the ability to email answers to
yourself or others. If you aren’t sure you want the answer revealed,
the app can provide up to three hints per clue, while working together
with the user to help solve the puzzle.
In addition to Agent X Word, consumers can download Dictionary.com for iPhone and iPod touch through the Apple iTunes store. Recognized by US News & World Report
as the #1 iPhone app for college students, and by Apple on their "30
Favorite Apps" list, the Dictionary.com iPhone app has been downloaded
more than four million times since its launch in April 2009.
using Dictionary.com at home, at work or on the go, the service is a
trusted resource for helping people communicate smarter and more
effectively wherever they may be," added Wygant.