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Google is adding support for 24 new languages to Translate

Google has announced that it's adding support for 24 new languages in Google Translate. The new languages are joining the already large list of options, and these languages are spoken by more than 300 million people, collectively. The newly added languages are ones that are severely underserved on the internet, and Google says it's hard to...

Google Translate gets a new “Translate Quick Actions” widget with Material You design

After years of neglect, home screen widgets finally received a big facelift in Android 12. The new widgets follow Material You guidelines and are more useful, responsive, and interactive. Many popular Google apps such as Gmail, YouTube Music, Google Drive, and Maps have already received refreshed home screen widgets. Now one more Google app is...

[Update: Rolling out to non-Pixel phones] Google Translate’s Material You redesign debut on the Pixel 6 series

Google officially unveiled the Pixel 6 series last week. The new Pixels bring numerous improvements to the table, including a fresh design, new camera hardware, an in-house SoC, and the latest version of Android. Besides the updated hardware, the new Google phones also debut numerous exclusive software features. One more thing that appears to be...

Gender-specific translations make their way to the Google Translate app on iOS

We live on an increasingly-diverse planet. Thanks to the internet, planes and other modern forms of transportation, and globalization, people from completely different backgrounds often find themselves interacting with each other -- online or otherwise. The English language acts as a lingua franca in many cases, as it's widely taught and spoken around the globe....

Pixel 6’s Live Translate can translate messages and more in real time

The Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro are finally official, and so is the Google Tensor chipset at their heart. This new custom-designed chip from Google is meant to offer the best performance for AI, and Google is making sure we know about it. There are new exclusive features for the camera like Magic...

Google Translate prepares to add quick access to your translation history

Over the past weeks, Google has rolled out Material You redesign to many of its first-party apps. From Google Chrome and Gmail to Google Keep and Google Play Store, most major Google apps have been updated with Material You design guidelines. However, some apps like Google Translate are still stuck on the old Material design....

Google Translate is testing a big Material You redesign

Google Translate is one of the most useful Google apps, allowing you to seamlessly translate text, bilingual conversations, webpages, and more between so many languages. Although the app has continued to gain new tricks such as letting you transcribe real-time speech, it hasn’t seen a major UI refresh in a long while. But that might be...

YouTube may soon show video titles, descriptions and captions in your native language

YouTube often tests new features with a small subset of its users before rolling them out to a broader audience. Over the last few months, the platform has conducted several such tests, like hiding the dislike count on some videos, a new clips feature, and more. YouTube has now started testing another cool new feature...

Google Translate now lets you save transcripts of real-time speech transcriptions

Back in March, the Google Translate app on Android received a new feature that allowed users to transcribe and translate speech in near real-time. Google is now rolling out an update to this feature that will let users save these transcriptions for later reference. Soon, when you're transcribing speech, you’ll see a star button in the...

[Update: Rolling out] Google Translate 6.5 tests Android 10 dark mode support and continues work on Transcribe mode

A system-wide dark mode has arguably been one of the most requested features on Android for quite some time. Google finally delivered with the first stable rollout of Android 10 late last year, pushing a new darker theme for the operating system. The company also rolled out individual dark mode toggles for many of its...

[Update: Italian] Google Translate’s real-time translation feature is rolling out now

A few months ago, Google started work on a new feature in Translate called "Continuous Translation." This feature was eventually shown off to the public in January earlier this year, but now it's finally ready for primetime. The feature is now called "Transcribe" and it will be rolling out to Google Translate for Android in...

[Update: Transcript Screenshot] Google Translate 6.8.0 adds a COVID-19 info card and prepares to let you save transcripts

Earlier this year in March, Google finally rolled out real-time translation in Google Translate which allows users to record speech in one language and have them translated on your phone in near real-time. The feature, called Transcribe, differs from Google Translate's older transcription feature that required you to input text or voice and then wait...
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