Google Updates Translate App for Android

Babel Not. The tourism experience, in theory, is fun. The interaction experience with people who speak another language, in theory, is enriching. In theory.

In 2013 we are still smarting from the slings and arrows of a Babel misfortune, where food-ordering in foreign lands turns out to be a strangled exchange with a patience-limited waiter who really does not want to take a dish back to the kitchen for the third time. Google, that empire of global search, driverless cars, and major operating systems appears to get it. Out to connect the world with balloons in Project Loon, the company is also out to connect the world by breaking through the Tower of Babel.

The Google Translate app for Android this week opens more doors for people not only to understand each other but to chat with each other. This week, Google is rolling out the revised app that the company claims will allow people to converse in different languages.

This is an update for its Android app, intended for mobile users. People who speak different languages can make use of the revised Google Translate for Android to carry on translated conversations realtime.

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Google Translate for Android on a mobile device offers the following features: The ability to translate text among more than 70 languages; to listen to the translations spoken aloud, to directly translate speech, handwriting, and text in photos; to save translations and sync them across devices; to get dictionary results for single words or phrases; to translate without a network connection with offline language packages. The update is available for devices running Android 2.3 and above.

Of all features, the one drawing the most buzz is the ability to quickly translate sentences in conversations so that you can have a realtime back-and-forth conversation by...

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Google Updates Translate App for Android

Babel Not. The tourism experience, in theory, is fun. The interaction experience with people who speak another language, in theory, is enriching. In theory.

In 2013 we are still smarting from the slings and arrows of a Babel misfortune, where food-ordering in foreign lands turns out to be a strangled exchange with a patience-limited waiter who really does not want to take a dish back to the kitchen for the third time. Google, that empire of global search, driverless cars, and major operating systems appears to get it. Out to connect the world with balloons in Project Loon, the company is also out to connect the world by breaking through the Tower of Babel.

The Google Translate app for Android this week opens more doors for people not only to understand each other but to chat with each other. This week, Google is rolling out the revised app that the company claims will allow people to converse in different languages.

This is an update for its Android app, intended for mobile users. People who speak different languages can make use of the revised Google Translate for Android to carry on translated conversations realtime.

Back and Forth

Google Translate for Android on a mobile device offers the following features: The ability to translate text among more than 70 languages; to listen to the translations spoken aloud, to directly translate speech, handwriting, and text in photos; to save translations and sync them across devices; to get dictionary results for single words or phrases; to translate without a network connection with offline language packages. The update is available for devices running Android 2.3 and above.

Of all features, the one drawing the most buzz is the ability to quickly translate sentences in conversations so that you can have a realtime back-and-forth conversation by...

Comments are closed.