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Android App Reviews

Word Lens shows live language translation using an Android camera [App Reviews]

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Word Lens blew my mind last year when I saw the app provide live translation of written text. When an iPhone camera hovered over some words written in Spanish, Word Lens instantly translated the text to English.…

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Android App Reviews

Busuu – New languages can be fun, interesting, and wrought with payments [App Review]

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Busuu is a language learning app which helps users dive right into a multitude of languages with a nice interface. The app certainly won’t replace classes, but it’s a good start for learning a few o…

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Voice Search now available in Czech, Polish, Russian, and Turkish

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Google has just confirmed that Voice Search has been expanded to support four new languages: Czech, Polish, Russian, and Turkish.  Speakers of those languages can now perform Voice Search functions in their…

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Waze launches new holiday contest, language feature, and Foursquare support

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Waze launches new holiday contest, language feature, and Foursquare support

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I’ve always been impressed by the way that Waze has turned its GPS app into a game. They’ve held several contests and games designed to encourage people to drive around and gather road data, streng…

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