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June 30, 2017
IOS vs. Android localization- important differences to know about

App localization is essential. Any developer worth his or her weight in gold will know that the key to app success lies in the capacity to reach around the globe. The secret, though, is that there are dramatic differences found when translating IOS and Android apps. While there may be a few general similarities, there are other aspects that differ significantly.

The differences in app localization

Mostly, you will find the differences in most system and apps menus, and they seem to be coming in just about every non-Asian language. By far, one of the most common example is the actual word, “setting.” In IOS device, the term is “ajustes,” where is in Android devices, the Spanish word is “configuracion.” So, even one simple, English word is translated differently.

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June 23, 2017
Can you speak the Dothraki? Now you can learn to and follow GoT like a true fan

Recently, one of our social media posts dealt with Dothraki, the language spoken in the hit television show, Game of Thrones (GoT). With the new season of GoT just around the corner, we thought we’d take a closer look at the languages spoken in the book so that you are Hollywood-ready for the next season!


Speaking the GoT languages – did you know there is more than one?

A massive part of the GoT culture is the language. In the book series, A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin, different languages are frequently referenced.

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June 14, 2017
Nadsat and the novel, A Clockwork Orange – a look at the power of language

If you’ve never heard of Nadsat, it’s time to take notice. It is a made-up language used by teenagers in the novel, A Clockwork Orange, by Anthony Burgess. Burgess was not just any author though, he was also a linguist, which came in handy as he used his upbringing to portray his characters as speaking a type of English that was influenced by Russian and a range of other languages and slangs.

But, it’s not just any sort of made-up language for a story. Nasdat depicts the power of language and its immense strength.

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