Translator

06.08.15
Skype Translator is heading to the desktop app this summer
06.08.15

Skype Translator is heading to the desktop app this summer

Last month, Microsoft removed the sign-up requirement for folks to give Skype's live translation c...

By B. Steele,   06.08.15
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01.14.15
Google moves one step closer to becoming a universal translator
01.14.15

Google moves one step closer to becoming a universal translator

Even with the assistance of modern technology, holding a conversation in two different languages c...

By N. Summers,   01.14.15
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01.11.15
Google's translation app will soon turn speech into text on the fly
01.11.15

Google's translation app will soon turn speech into text on the fly

Converting unfamiliar speech to text in Google Translate is currently an awkward affair: you have...

By J. Fingas,   01.11.15
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01.08.15
Lingopal 44 is your own personal foreign language guidebook
01.08.15

Lingopal 44 is your own personal foreign language guidebook

Lingopal 44 is a language translation app that acts as a travel companion. Rather than just automa...

By G. Tinari,   01.08.15
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11.03.14
Skype's Translator preview sign-ups go live for Windows 8.1 users
11.03.14

Skype's Translator preview sign-ups go live for Windows 8.1 users

We first heard about Skype's Translator feature back in May, and that it should arrive before the...

By B. Steele,   11.03.14
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05.14.13
Klingons to invade Bing translator, bIjeghbe'chugh vaj bIHegh!
05.14.13

Klingons to invade Bing translator, bIjeghbe'chugh vaj bIHegh!

Though some may look down on Star Trek's fictional Klingon language and invoke the infamous phrase...

By S. Dent,   05.14.13
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10.02.12
NTT DoCoMo translation app converts languages in real time (hands-on video)
10.02.12

NTT DoCoMo translation app converts languages in real time (hands-on video)

Last year at CEATEC, we saw NTT DoCoMo demo its translation app, which made life easier by transla...

By S. Silbert,   10.02.12
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10.01.12
NTT DoCoMo preps automatic translation from Japanese through Android, leaves no one an island
10.01.12

NTT DoCoMo preps automatic translation from Japanese through Android, leaves no one an island

Japan's unique language makes calls to other countries a challenge: locals often don't have much c...

By J. Fingas,   10.01.12
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