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More and more, I'm finding the Aedict Android app extremely useful, after years of depending primarily on my old trustworthy Casio Ex-word electronic dictionary.  When I was using an iPad, I found the WishoTouch app to be a rough equivalent, even slightly more useful because of its audio sentence examples and Kanji stroke order animations, but since Aedict added audio, and despite lacking the animation (it does diagram stroke order though), it is finally coming close to an all purpose replacement for my Ex-word.
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I dunno, carrying around an electronic dictionary is a bit annoying, but they still offer a significantly better experience IMHO... 😓

The quality of dictionaries available as apps is generally extremely bad ... you can get the 広辞苑 as an app but you pay serious cash for it (\4000 I think), and that's only a single dictionary ... the EX-word comes with a large number of similarly high-quality dictionaries, and I've found that combination of breadth and depth very useful when trying to understand something.

I'm guessing that quality gap explains why electronic dictionaries are still very popular in Japan, despite being quite expensive...

[There are other issues of course, physical keyboard vs. soft, screen size (if using a phone), input system quality, etc, but the content is the biggie I think.]
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"Tim's Vermeer" is a fascinating new documentary about art, obsessions, ideas and answers.
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Happy New Year! :D
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Great angle  on last night's game saving play in the farewell to the Stick!

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Don't know why this song popped into my head today and decided to stay for a while.
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I agree with your take on cultural pride Victor. It's silly to take pride in something based merely on accident of birth.
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So darn close! Amazing anyhow. Hopefully, next time will be perfect, but you must be accumulating invaluable data in the process.
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Amazing. Next time will be perfect!
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Remembering a great musician today.  Thanks for the sweet music George.
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Half anime. Hilarious!
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