Dictionary.com announces 10^7 mobile app downloads

From the press release:

Dictionary.com (www.dictionary.com), the leading online and mobile dictionary, and a service of Ask.com, announced that it has reached the 10 million download milestone for its popular mobile products.Every month, 50 million unique users leverage Dictionary.com online and on-the-go with mobile devices for real-time word discovery. The company's new iPad application, with 100,000 downloads to date*, and open API represent its continued commitment to make its offerings universally available through online, mobile, eReader and other wireless devices.

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Dictionary.com's various mobile apps for the iPhone, iPad, BlackBerry and Android, have reached 10 million downloads in little over a year—including 6.5 million for the iPhone with its over 1 million words and definitions and highly acclaimed 'word shake' feature for new words and topics. Hailed as an "Apple Staff Favorite" and the "number one iPad app for college students**," the new Dictionary.com iPad app is available at the iTunes App Store, where it is the store's top free reference app.

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