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> iPhone app of the year: Word Lens. Point and translate.
> http://joemygod.blogspot.com/2010/12/iphone-app-of-year.html

As a professional translator, I suppose I should be calling down evil on all
machine translation, but this is just remarkable. The idea that you can
point your phone at a sign written in Spanish and the phone shows you an
approximate translation in English really is very cool.

Of course, the translations are basic at best, and rubbish at worst, but as
a point on the curve this is brilliant.

Having said that, the following had me laughing like a demented loon – Word
Lens attempting to translate parts of a Mac keyboard…
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oBIqBXuSIfg&feature=related

James

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James Campbell                              [log in to unmask]  www.zolid.com
Boring, but a cool boring.
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