Google Translate Now Works In Any Android App

Google has sent out an update today for Translate for Android, the updated app brings a new feature called Tap to Translate, which expands the translation-anywhere feature that the company showcased with Marshmallow in the fall last year. This is going to eliminate the need for users to paste foreign language test in the Google Translate app every time they want to find out what a particular phrase or sentence […]


Google Translate Now Supports Over 100 Languages

Google Translate has been an extremely useful tool for trying to figure out what certain websites are saying, what other people are saying, and also a good way to communicate when you’re on holiday in a foreign destination that does not speak your native language. So far Google has covered most of the major languages spoken around the world, but it seems that they’re still not done.


Error Caused Google Translate To Convert Russia To Mordor

Google’s online services are used by billions of people across the globe, it’s free online translation service happens to be very popular, so an error is not likely to go unnoticed. Google has now fixed what it says was an “automated” error which caused its online translation tool convert the words “Russian Federation” into Mordor, in case you’re not aware Mordor isn’t a real place, it’s a fictional dark territory from […]


Google Translate For iOS Updated With Split View Support

Recently it was revealed that Google Translate for Android got some new features, namely the ability for Android developers to include the ability for users to get translations from directly within their own app. This is versus users have to swap out to the Google Translate app and swap back in. This made Translate infinitely more useful, and it looks like the app for iOS is gaining similar features as […]


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Google Translate Can Now Translate Directly Within Apps

Imagine trying to communicate with someone who doesn’t speak English particularly well over messaging apps like WhatsApp; it can be difficult, right? Imagine if that conversation was peppered in sentences and phrases made in a foreign language, forcing you to copy and paste it into a translation app to figure out what it means. The good news is that if you run an Android device, you won’t have to do […]


Your Android Wear Smartwatch Can Now Translate Entire Conversations

Google has detailed the next major update for Android Wear today, and aside from the fact that Wi-Fi support is finally coming to the LG G Watch R, Google Translate is coming to the wearable platform as well. This means that your Android Wear smartwatch is now fully capable of translating entire conversations. This will be a great help for travelers since they can get translations from their wrist and […]


Google Translate Now Supports Visual Translation For 20 More Languages

Imagine you’re traveling in a foreign country and you’re not familiar with the language, how would you go about reading signboards and directions? You could ask the locals or you could take a chance and hope you’re down the right patch. If you’re tech savvy you’ll probably whip out your smartphone and use Google Translate’s visual translation feature which as of today supports 27 languages.


Google Translate Will Now Understand Informal Speech

Google Translate is a handy tool if you’re looking to translate a couple of words here and there. Sometimes it isn’t particularly accurate especially when it comes to long sentences as it is sometimes unable to understand informal speech, syntax, context, and/or slang. Usually this results in a very direct translation which can be good enough to get the gist of. However if you wanted more accurate translations, Google has […]


Google Translate App Allowed Paramedics To Communicate With A Congolese Woman

There are so many different apps on our phones, all with different purposes, and it’s really hard to tell when they might all come in handy. Recently a couple of paramedics in Ireland found great use for the Google Translate app when they had to rush a Congolese woman to the hospital where she was going to give birth. However while they were on route, the baby could no longer […]


Google Translate Updated With Speedier Translations And Word Lens

The other day we reported that Google was working on updating Google Translate for Android where it could gain delay-free translation, similar to the feature Skype has recently introduced, as well as a Word Lens feature that would allow users to translate an image with foreign text into the language of your choice. We weren’t sure when the update would be pushed out, but the good news is that if […]


Upcoming Google Translate Update To Feature Word Lens Integration, Conversations Mode

Google Translate is a pretty nifty app available on mobile devices. It lets you translate foreign words into your native language, and vice versa, and can be pretty handy when you’re on holiday in a foreign country and you’re trying to communicate with the locals. However it looks like the app is about to become a whole lot more useful in its upcoming update. The folks at Android Police have […]


Google Translate For Android Understands Handwriting Of 13 More Languages

It does seem that Google is on an update flurry today, with us seeing how Google Wallet has been updated so that you know whatever “order” which you have placed is being processed as well as the status of it. Well, how about Google Translate for Android? This nifty little app has also been given a bump in the version department, where it will obviously come with its fair share […]


Google Translate App For Android Adds New Languages

Google has recently announced that the Google Translate app for Android will receive an update, where a new bunch of languages will be supported to increase its appeal among Android users worldwide. This time around, handwriting recognition will be able to translate Hindi and Thai, and considering how both languages rely on non-Roman characters, a QWERTY keyboard would be pretty much useless, which further increases the importance of the app […]


Google Translate Throws In Handwriting Input On Homepage

It was sometime last year when Google Translate for Android was introduced to the world of handwriting input, and earlier this year, Google Input Tools on desktop was updated through the inclusion of additional new virtual keyboards, input method editors, and transliteration input tools. It seems that progress is constant, and to remain behind would be folly, as the input tools have taken another step further today where handwriting input […]