Introducing Universal Rates
For a long time Applingua differentiated in price between languages. Those which had a Latin script were set at one price. These included European languages like Spanish, French and German, as well as other non-European languages written in Latin script, such as Turkish and Indonesian. And languages with a different script, like Arabic, Hindi and Chinese, were […] The post Introducing Universal Ra...
Mistakes in Localizable Strings
Did you see the What’s New In International User Interfaces talk at the WWDC 2016? Some of the developments Apple demonstrated made it look like we’re on the cusp of solving most localization and internationalization problems. It’s fair to say that the announcements in the talk will have been welcomed by Arabic language users: right-to-left texts and images […] The post Mistakes in Localizable S...
The 6 Steps of Localization
Here at Applingua we often get asked what the localization process involves. Localization is generally very much the same from translation agency to translation agency, whether it’s an app, a game or a website being localized. However, there might be some small differences from company to company. For example, not all agencies offer testing within […] The post The 6 Steps of Localization appeared ...
Applingua Speaks at Newcastle University
At Applingua we’re big believers in the role education and training play in the localization industry. As part of our drive to raise standards, we’ve started offering guest lectures at universities to graduates on MA translation courses, specialist localization courses and computer sciences programmes, including games design. Last week we spoke at Newcastle University in the School of Modern […] T...
The Top Most Translated App Languages
It’s been a long time since we shared what are our Top 5 requested languages are at Applingua and how they compare with the Top 5 languages taken from the Top 10 apps on the Apple App Store at the moment. In this post we will reveal what our most requested languages have been in […] The post The Top Most Translated App Languages appeared first on Applingua.
8 Top Internationalization Changes in iOS 10
What a busy month September was for developers! With the launch of Apple’s iPhone 7, 2nd series of Apple Watch, macOS Sierra and iOS 10, localization and internationalization updates from our clients have been coming thick and fast. Since iOS 10’s announcement at WWDC ’16, we’ve been tracking Apple’s internationalisation advancements in their latest operating system. During the conference in June,...