Vocopedia Pro Now Available on Amazon

Like Vocopedia and want to support its development.Please consider buying the paid version on Amazon (only for US). Coming soon on SlideMe as well. Also Like Vocopedia on Facebook to stay updated : And follow Vocopedia on Twitter as well @Vocopedia

Saturday, 30 July 2011

Vocopedia V-1.1.1

Vocopedia v1.1.1

This is the first update after publishing Vocopedia in the market (update available in market).
If You like my app please spread the word, tweet it or share the link on facebook. It will be highly appreciated.

Here are the changes that have been done in Vocopedia.

Change log:
1.    Added support for small screens i.e. QVGA resolution. The app uses multi-apk feature and differs from the main app in certain features elaborated as below.
--The starting screen does not have a quit button.
--The clues and score will not be visible on the screen in Hangman.

--you can view score and clue by pressing menu and selecting the appropriate option.

--Rest all features are same as the larger screens.

If normal to large screen users want their app similar to the small screen please comment below or mail me your suggestions.

2.    The deck lists now show labels indicating starting and ending words’ initials.
 E.g. if one deck starts with abase and ends with say alliteration. The deck label will show “(ab - al)” so that you can choose according to your word requirement.

3.    The Flashcard session will allow you to reset your deck to beginning. It will also unshuffle your deck if you have shuffled it.

4.    A better and more efficient shuffle algorithm has been implemented.

5.   A feedback button has been added on the starting screen. You can access it by pressing menu and select feedback. A list will be generated select any email client like Gmail app and mail me your complaints, suggestions, and any queries you have through this button. 

6. Added app2sd feature for android 2.2+ phones.

7.    This app collects anonymous usage information for the purpose of improving the software. No personally identifiable information is collected.


Please reply to the following questions by commenting below or by email to akdroid1991@gmail.com

1.    Would you like an online dictionary feature to look up words not in the database?
2.    Would you like a pronunciations feature?
3.    Would you like to have bookmarks?
4.    Would you pay for an ad-free version?

Please do reply and help me make Vocopedia more user-friendly and useful.

Wednesday, 20 July 2011

Vocopedia help

Welcome to the VOCOPEDIA online help.

If you don't have vocopedia for your android phone,you can download it from the market using the following link:

          This document will guide you how to use Vocopedia on your android phone.A vocabulary building helper app for your android phone compatible from android 1.6 and above.

For QVGA screens there are some extra instructions.Go to the following link for more info see the above post.

Vocopedia consists of three basic features…
1. Flashcards
2. Word browser
3. Hangman

          Flashcards is a basic flashcard application. The database consists of more than 3900 words suitable for Verbal and vocabulary building having relevance to exams like GRE, SAT, TOEFL, CAT and exams involving verbal part.

Deck selection:

          The words are divided into decks of 90 words. To use flashcards, click on the flashcard button on the starting page. Choose your deck from the list generated.
  •           You can also select a random deck from the list. Press menu button, select random deck. This will select a random deck from the given list.
  •           You can even generate a deck containing random words from the whole word database called Surprise Deck. Press Menu and select Random Deck.

Managing Flashcard sessions:
          Once you select a Deck, you start a flashcard session. The goal of a flashcard session is to see a word guess its meaning and confirm it by revealing it.

  • The current card out of total cards and deck name is displayed at the top.
  •  When a word is loaded, only the word will be visible. To view the word information, press the SHOW button present on the bottom of the screen.
  • To go to the next word, press NEXT and to go to the previous word press PREV present at the bottom of the screen.
  • You can change your deck by pressing Menu and select Change Deck.
  •  You can shuffle your deck by pressing menu and select Shuffle.  
  • Gestures supported. You can swipe to the left to view next word and swipe right to view previous word.You can tap on the screen to view information about the word.
Word Browser:

          Word browser enlists the words in the database in alphabetical order where you can search for your required word. It is to be used as a reference.
          You can search for your word from the search box given on the top of the screen. The search will happen as you type. To view a particular word, click on the word. It will open a new window consisting of word and related available information. To Exit, Press Done

        Hangman is a Puzzle based game. A clue will be provided and you have to guess the word before the man is hanged. It can be used to test your vocabulary in a fun way and enjoy learning words. To play select a word from the given keyboard at the bottom and see the changes on the screen. The alphabet will turn blue if present in the required word and red if not;

Closing Vocopedia:

To quit from Vocopedia, press Quit in the starting screen.

If you have any questions or suggestions you can comment or mail me at akdroid1991@gmail.com