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How to change languages on Amazon

July 6th, 2022

Amazon supports multiple languages and designates a language based on users’ geo-location, browser settings, and account settings. While this system mostly works, it isn’t perfect. Hence why Amazon allows users to change the default language to their preferred one. Read: Our article on Best Prime Day deals under $100 How to change the language on …

Word Lens uses your smartphone camera to translate text on the fly

December 17th, 2010

If you frequently travel, the application we’re about to tell you about may pique your interest. Word Lens is an application developed by Quest Visual that uses your iPhone’s camera to translate text from one language to another on the fly. Try to envision what would happen if Yelp’s “Monocle” feature were to be mashed together with …

Google adds Russian, Polish, Czech and Turkish to Voice Search

October 22nd, 2010

If you’re proficient in Russian, Polish, Czech, or Turkish, and want to search the web in one of the aforementioned tongues, Google has got you covered. Recently, the company announced the addition of the four languages to its Voice Search functionality. “Try speaking queries like ‘концерты Юлии Савичевой’ (tour dates for Yulia Svicheva), ‘przepis na pierogi’ (recipes for …

Google working on voice-to-voice translation for cell phones

February 9th, 2010

UK-based Times Online is reporting that Google is developing a mobile phone service that will have the ability to translate speech, from one language to another, on the fly. Google’s hoping to build off of their text-to-text translation engine — which is currently capable of translating 52 languages — and voice search technologies. “We think …