Monthly Archives: December 2010

On The Fly Interpretation

Last week we looked at Word Lens, an application that allows you to visually translate text on the go, today we are going to review another useful application  called Jibbigo , this time it has the ability to interpret on … Continue reading

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On The Fly Translation

Going overseas to a foreign country and you are not very familiar with the language there?  why not try out this iPhone app called word lens. As demonstrated in the video below, by simply pointing your iPhone at the foreign … Continue reading

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Crowdsourcing Facebook’s localization process

With 550 million registered users and counting, Facebook already been translated and localized into 65 different languages, one might think that Facebook had spent a great deal of money in localizing their content; if you are one of those who … Continue reading

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The World of One Screen: The Fusion of Social Media

Imagine a world where everyone you meet, every brand you use, and every company employee immediately enters your network. Imagine not having to “friend” or “like” anyone, but simply interacting with them – online or off brings them into your … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and the Illegal Translators

We have seen how erroneous translations have resulted in expensive damages for some of the world’s biggest corporations. Today, we will look at erroneous translations in a different light, a term loosely known as illegal translation. One famous example would … Continue reading

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Why Succeeding on the 1st attempt is so important when Venturing Overseas

You see the potential of your business doing well in an overseas market, and are gearing up for expansion plans. First impressions definitely count and second chances, if any, are extremely rare. Thus, it is important to gain in-depth knowledge … Continue reading

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