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NetWords SMS and IM Dictionary


NetWords SMS and IM Dictionary
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Description

Do you feel like you need a translator to talk to your kids? Did you know that "POS" can mean "Parent over shoulder" or that "420" refers to marijuana? Many of today's text messaging jargon terms may be funny, but we know that some are very serious. Love them or hate them, their use is rampant. NetWords provides a dictionary for SMS texting and instant messaging abbreviations and slang. Keep a handy translator with you at all times so you can stay hip and informed.

Over 1800 terms are included in the dictionary and future free updates will add new terms. Easily search through the NetWords terms and meanings and see the search results as you type. Browse the terms quickly by sliding your finger along the familiar index. The meaning of each term is displayed below the term at all times. Definitions that are too long to fit are shortened with an ellipsis (...) at the end. Simply tapping on a term will reveal the full meaning, with multiple meanings on separate lines.

Features in version 1.0
• Over 1800 TXTing terms
• Quick search works while typing
• Search for terms and their meanings at the same time
• Easily browse with the index
• Terms and meanings shown together at all times
• Entries are sorted and grouped by first letter

To see how NetWords works, try out our free NetAware iPhone application. NetAware uses the same NetWords software and provides 36 SMS and IM codes that all parents should know.

To suggest terms, feature requests, or for other comments, please email us at networds@qdideas.com.

What's New in Version 1.1

New in version 1.1:

Favorites! Save your favorite terms for easy reference! Simply touch the star at the top of a screen when viewing a term to light up the star. Later, touch the Favorites button at the top of the terms list to see you faves!

New terms! We've been scouring the internet for new terms and have added over 600! NetWords now contains more than 2500 meanings.

Wikipedia! Touching one of the meanings on a term's detail page will search Wikipedia for detailed information about it.

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