Google has introduced a new feature to its Translate app called 'Tap to Translate'. It allows users to translate text without the need to switch between apps. The new feature is integrated within the Android clipboard, so users only need to copy the text and an option to translate it will pop up. Google says that the Tap to Translate feature works with all 103 languages in Google Translate and is compatible with any device running Android Jellybean v4.2 or higher. It is not known when this feature will be made available for iOS users.
In addition, Google also announced that Offline Mode for Google Translate will now work on iOS devices. In order to download languages for offline use, users need to tap the arrow icon next to the language name. These language packs are about 25MB in size. Google also announced that it was adding support for Simplified and Traditional Chinese to its Word Lens feature.
During his visit to India in December last year, Google CEO, Sundar Pichai has said that the company was planning to launch a number of features including Tap to Translate integration within applications. Another thing Pichai talked about during his visit was Project Loon, Google’s ambitious attempt at providing internet access to remote regions via balloons.
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