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Google's Just Made Google Translate Your Ultimate Travel Companion

Let's face it, as good as Google Translate is, most of the best features require a data connection, which you probably don't have while travelling. Now an update has given Google Translate the power to save a whole bunch of phrases for offline use. Your pocket translator just got much more useful. Read More >>

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Microsoft Can Convert Your Voice Into Another Language

It's unlikely that you speak Mandarin, but that doesn't mean you won't need to at some point. Now, Microsoft has created software that can analyse your speech, translate it and then spit out a new recording of your very own voice speaking in a different language. Read More >>

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Does Your Sibling or Offspring Insist on "Txtin lik dis lol"?

Kids these days are rather lazy aren't they? With the ever growing number of people using text speak, not only in texts, a simple scroll through your Facebook or Twitter feeds can become a nightmare to understand. What does the lol mean and why does everyone end their sentences with it? When were numbers added to the damn alphabet? Read More >>

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Incredible World-Translating App Word Lens Is Finally on Android

Basically the coolest and most futuristic app for iOS is finally on Android. Word Lens—the augmented reality app that translates signs, newspapers, menus, and anything else from one language to another in real time—is finally out on Android. Read More >>

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Microsoft's Working on a Real Electronic Babel Fish That'll Have You Speaking a New Language Instantly

It almost sounds too good to be true, but apparently Microsoft’s developed the holy grail for Brits abroad -- a piece of software that learns your voice and uses it to speak in a language you simply can’t. Read More >>

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Secret Code of Eye-Surgery Cult Gets Cracked

The secret rituals of an 18-Century German occultists have been revealed. The New York Times reports that an exceptional language nerd cracked their code. It sounds like something straight out of Hellboy, except with fewer fights and more computers. Read More >>

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