Let TextGenie Tranlate Texts into Plain English for You

If you receive text messages full of words like “ilbl8” or “wdymbt”,  you probably feel like you need a translator.  (They mean “I’ll be late” and “what do you mean by that”.)  TextGenie is an Android app that can translate messages as you receive them, using the built-in dictionary of 1500 texting terms.  You’ll be able to add new terms to your dictionary, too.  This app will access your SMS and phone services and your contacts.  The app is $1.16 in the Google Play Store.

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11 comments… add one
  • Byron August 24, 2012, 8:12 am


    Let’s see if it can figure that one out

  • Bob DeLoyd August 24, 2012, 4:00 pm

    Pay with the ATM?
    Just my guess 🙂

  • Byron August 24, 2012, 5:46 pm

    Hello Bob

    That’s a good one, but that’s not what it says

  • Bob DeLoyd August 24, 2012, 6:00 pm

    Hint hint hint????

  • Bob DeLoyd August 25, 2012, 9:31 am

    Okay Byron I had a chance to sleep on it and this is what I came up with, but I really think you wanted the TextGenie to do it, but I love a puzzle:

    Problem With Transportation At The Moment

    I don’t do text messages, is this one quite common?

    • Julie August 25, 2012, 10:29 am

      I’ve never seen this one…

  • Byron August 25, 2012, 11:09 am


    People Who Text Are Total Morons.

    My opinion, I think texting and Facebook are the biggest waste of
    time ever created by the mind of man, and one of the most dangerous (car accidents, jobs lost, identities stolen).
    in my opinion.

  • Jay August 27, 2012, 5:40 am


  • Bob DeLoyd August 27, 2012, 11:56 am

    Well Byron, I think my “Problem With Transportation At The Moment” is much more useful to texters 😛


  • Byron August 27, 2012, 12:01 pm


  • Bob DeLoyd August 27, 2012, 2:44 pm

    You’re a Good sport, and it was a challenge figuring it out 🙂

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