A Great Travel Companion

There are many little apps for the iPhone that come in very handy for traveling, but this one really caught me by surprise!  The app translates printed text on the fly in real time.  It substitutes the words it sees in print with the translation.  It’s rather remarkable, really—a new breed of language dictionary is born. Check out Word Lens… Continue reading

These Things Actually Work!

I grieve that I only speak English and have forgotten what little Spanish I once knew. I delight in these tools that actually work: translation the easy way! You can translate entire web pages or copy and paste selected text into your browser. Very cool. Oh, and Mac users, don’t forget Sherlock will translate for you too! It’s free on… Continue reading