Tag Archive: Foreign


Translate Words & Phrases from Foreign Languages with iPhone & Word Lens

Have you ever been somewhere with something written in a foreign language and wondered what the heck it said in your own language? Or, have you ever looked at a sign, book, or printed text somewhere, and wished you could instantly translate that something into the language of your choice? With your iPhone and the … Read More

Type Foreign Currency Symbols on the iPhone & iPad

Foreign currency symbols can be accessed and typed iOS easily, all you need to do is be somewhere with keyboard access, and then do the following:

Tap “123″ and then hold down the “$ ” dollar sign to reveal the currency pop-up window

For the USA keyboard, this reveals the symbols for Yen, Euro, Dollar, Cent, British Pound, and the Korean Won, and the process is identical whether you’re on an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

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Easily Install Foreign Apps Onto the iPhone & iPad

Install foreign apps from other App Stores on iOS devices If you’ve ever wanted to get a foreign app that isn’t named in your native language, let alone native alphabet, onto your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, you’ve probably noticed it’s not the easiest thing in the world. For one, App Stores can be separated, so for example some apps available on the US App Store may not be available in China,  [Read More…]

Here’s How to Text Flirt With That Cute Foreign Hottie Who Doesn’t Speak Your Langauge [Daily Freebie]

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For all those unilingual schmos who’ve thought they were telling some lucky foreigner in ”hey, I like the cut of your jib” in another tongue, but instead said something like “you chicken dance the burning planets,” I sympathize, and also laugh. To make up for the laughing, here’s a trick app to pull out next time: Sendboo. It’s a free app that automatically translates your “hey, baby” to “olá, bebê” — or into  [Read More…]

Discover New English, Foreign And Novelty Text-To-Speech Voices in Lion [OS X Tips]

Voice-to-text speech technology quality has improved over the years and Apple is keeping up with the technology by introducing advancements in Mac OS X to support this technology. Mac OS X Lion doesn�t offer a lot of default voice choices, but armed with this tip you�ll find out that there is lot more for your ear to hear than what your eyes can see.     By default Mac OS X  [Read More…]