Tag Archive: Translates

This iOS 8 keyboard translates your texts into other languages as you type

From Klingon to GIF-based keyboards, we’re seeing some really interesting examples of new third-party keyboards with iOS 8. Here’s a particularly exciting one, though: a keyboard which translates messages into other languages as you type. It does the opposite, too,…

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Waigo App Translates Chinese Menus


Do you trust the translations you see on Chinese menus? I don’t. Why? Because my local Chinese restaurant — which lists dishes in Chinese, English and Spanish — manages to write a different description for each one.

Luckily, Waigo is here to help, with it’s augmented-reality translation. Or is that “here to confuse”?

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Point the iPhone’s camera at the menu and the app will read it and translate it instantly. The limited vocabulary (restaurant menu-ese)  [Read More…]

Vehicle Diagnostic App Translates “Check Engine” Light In To English

I hate the check engine light located just to the right of my speedometer. It comes on. It goes off. I’ve decided it has a mind of its own. Nothing irritates me more than having that thing come on, then taking my car in for a diagnosis, only to find out I paid $70 to be told nothing was actually wrong and they reset my diagnostic system.

I’m almost convinced I need to purchase the GL1  [Read More…]