Livemocha – learn a new language online

Looking to make that backpacking trip to Europe you’ve been talking about for years, but would like to learn some of the languages first? Take a look at online language education site, Livemocha, which has a number of free online courses in 36 different languages as well as more advanced, premium courses. Livemocha takes your… Continue reading Livemocha – learn a new language online

NEC Working on Retinal Imaging Language Translation Glasses

One day you may be able to wear glasses that translate other languages in real-time and display them onto the glasses’ lenses so you can read it, if NEC is successful. Called a retinal imaging display, the glasses incorporate a microphone and displays language as expressions. Surprisingly, NEC plans to have a product out in… Continue reading NEC Working on Retinal Imaging Language Translation Glasses

Gmail’s 2 latest features: Translation and Import from other accounts

Gmail has 2 cool new features. The first can be really useful for those of us who frequently get e-mail from all over the world – language translation. Just head into your Gmail Labs section, look for Message Translation and enable. Messages in foreign languages will now have a link to translate. I was surprised… Continue reading Gmail’s 2 latest features: Translation and Import from other accounts