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Reginald Fairfield

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Dec 21, 2017
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I've been using the Google translate app on some thin foreign books that aren't important right now. It does take up a lot of space on my phone. It may have just added the conversation feature. I mostly use the camera feature to read things. It used to cycle through possible translations as you were lining up the shot, now it translates after you take the picture, which slows things down. I did use this on a Japanese Sonic the Hedgehog logo on a shirt I got from Gamestop, and that translated to "Shock the Hedgehog" more than once.

Have you tried this app, or have you found a better one that does take up your phone's space?
When I was younger I’d use the app and keep translating song lyrics through multiple languages and then back into English to see the hilarious mess I came back with. Usually Japanese and Hawaiian got the funniest results. For serious translating the app is awful. The longer the message the worse it is. I tried using it and gave up after a while.