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Google Translate for iPhone now in App Store

Google released a Google Translate Web app for iPhone users back in 2008, but now the Apple crowd has a native Google Translate iPhone app. Available in the App Store now, the free Google Translate app includes speak-to-translate for 15 languages, a full screen mode, and the ability to listen to translations in 23 languages. The iPhone app doesn't have Android's on-the-fly "conversation mode,"...

Google Translate app for Android adds Conversation Mode

Last year, Google showed off an upcoming Google Translate feature called Conversation Mode, which translates speech in real time, allowing two people who don't share a language to carry on a conversation. Conversation Mode has reached alpha, and it's part of the latest update to Google Translate for Android. So far, Conversation Mode only works with English and Spanish, but compatibility with...

Google Translate now understands Latin

"Ut munimenta linguarum convellamus et scientiam mundi patentem utilemque faciamus, instrumenta convertendi multarum nationum linguas creavimus!" exclaims the introduction of a Google Blog post. Don't worry if you don't understand it, though, because Google Translate now understands Latin! The entire post is written in Latin, so of course, you have to copy and paste it into Google Translate...

Google demos conversation mode for Google Translate

Google Translate is a great tool when you're reading webpages in another language, but it's not much help when you're having a conversation. Well, that might change soon, as Google recently demoed a live version of Translate for conversations. That's right: you speak it, and Google translates it on the fly and reads it back in your target language. Google has started testing this new...

Transmiti lets you run your desktop documents through Google Translate

Sure, you can upload documents to Google Translate, but why bother? Transmiti is a small (<700KB download), portable Windows app that can run selected text through Translate without the need to upload. Just download the standalone .EXE, run it, and Transmiti heads to your system tray. Highlight some text in a Word or OpenOffice Writer document, tap the hotkey, and your translation appears...

Google working on real-time voice translation app for phones

Google already offers a tool that lets you translate text from one language to another and technology that can convert spoken language to text. Now it looks like Google is taking the next logical step and creating a Babel Fish which you can stick in your ear to instantly understand any spoken language. ...Only instead of a fish, Google's version will be an app that runs on your smartphone. But...

Google search box now translates single words

Google has added a simple language translation option to the normal search bar. Simply type "translate" followed by the word and the language you want to see. For example "translate download into French" or "translate computer into Spanish." The tool currently works with nine languages including French, Spanish, Italian, German and even Hindi. This is not a substitute for Google Translator....

Googleholic for August 8, 2008

Welcome to Googleholic, your weekly fix of everything Google. In this edition: Olympic madness Google Translate comes to the iPhone New Google Earth API resources Directly link to Google Mapplets Get your Picasa prints at Walgreens ...

Googleholic for May 20, 2008

Welcome to Googleholic, your bi-weekly fix of everything Google! In this edition: Google gets a new office in Taipei Third party advertising tags on Google Google China mourns to commemorate earthquake victims FeedFlare now available for Blogger comments ...

Googleholic for May 16, 2008

Welcome to Googleholic, your bi-weekly fix of everything Google! In this edition: A Googlepedia for web developers App Engine launcher for Mac OS X YouTube Insight now offers viewer demographics Laser Google logo The Rolling Stones respond to YouTubers questions ...

Microsoft launchs Windows Live Translator beta

The arms race between Microsoft and Google has just gone up another notch with the release of Windows Live Translator. Much like Google's Translate Tool, Windows Live Translator lets you enter a block of text for translation from one language or another, or you can enter a URL to have an entire web page translated. Also like Google, Microsoft's web-based translation tool is powered by Systran....