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Researchers from Sweden's Karlstad University and University of Gothenburg have found that MMOs might just improve your language skills. The scientists subjected a group of Swedish students aged 10 and 11 to English language tests to examine the relationship of digital games and English ability, ge...

August 29th 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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It's not unusual for people who speak several languages to forget particular terms, and that can be pretty frustrating when you're trying to look up stuff through Google Voice Search. Thankfully, the latest Voice Search update for Android gives you the power to choose up to five languages as your...

August 15th 2014 at 4:48am 0 Comments
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The Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls - Ultimate Evil Edition file size on PS4 is 58GB in Europe, which is more than double the size of the US version, which clocks in at 26GB. The European download is so much larger because of the various language packs it includes, a Blizzard spokesperson tells Joystiq:...

August 13th 2014 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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With the release of iOS 8 getting closer by the day, Apple has started a new blog to answer questions about Swift, the new programming language for iOS and OS X. Swift aims to make writing code more interactive and fun, while keeping apps running fast. The opening topic for the blog addresses Swif...

July 11th 2014 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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A few weeks ago, we brought you news of #Twictionary, a poll to determine which internet-created term would be included in the twelfth edition of the Collins Dictionary. Now that voting has ended, the Twitter-loving lexicographers can reveal the neologism that the general public has elevated to an...

June 10th 2014 at 8:22am 0 Comments
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Remember Word Lens, the impressive mobile app that would translate foreign text on menus and street signs right in front of your eyes? Well, that incredibly sweet translation tech has just found a new home - a post on creator Quest Visual's site confirms that Google has acquired the company.

May 16th 2014 at 2:16pm 0 Comments
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Surgeon Simulator on iPad has received its first update, turning the purposefully-awkward game about a terrible surgeon into a purposefully-awkward game about a terrible surgeon and linguist. The update adds new languages to the game, while also paving the way for an alien patient DLC, which will b...

May 11th 2014 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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If you want to build software, it's almost mandatory that you'll need to know the English language since all of the tools rely upon that tongue. Unfortunately, that puts non-English speakers at a huge disadvantage when it comes to computer literacy and programming. Artist and coder Ramsey Nasser d...

May 7th 2014 at 5:28am 0 Comments