Travel App of the Week: Google Translate

Download Google Translate Smartphone App
It used to be nerve-racking traveling to a foreign country where you don’t know the language and don’t have a local by your side. But thanks to Google Translate that’s not the case any more. Users can just type in a comment or question into their mobile device and select the language they wish to translate to, and voilà! Within seconds the app interprets so users and locals can communicate.

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  1. Thank God there’s a google translate app. I can now translate words from French into different languages.

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  1. […] I’ve featured Google Translate in the past but this week it just got a whole lot better. The app has integrated Word Lens, after Google bought the app, and it’s made it even better. Now travelers can translate any text including street signs and menus just by holding up their camera—all without an internet connection. The translation is suddenly overlaid on the phone screen, just like that. […]

  2. […] I’ve featured Google Translate in the past but this week it just got a whole lot better. The app has integrated Word Lens, after Google bought the app, and it’s made it even better. Now travelers can translate any text including street signs and menus just by holding up their camera—all without an internet connection. The translation is suddenly overlaid on the phone screen, just like that. […]

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