When her grandmother Chadia turned 80, Christina Hayek—an Arabic Language Manager at Google—and her sisters wanted to give their beloved sitto a gift that would bring her closer to them. Chadia lives in Lebanon, but her children and grandchildren are spread across the world. To bridge this geographical gap, Christina and her siblings gave their grandmother an Android smartphone. Much to Chadia’s surprise, she was able to use her phone in Arabic straight out of the box.
This isn’t magic—it’s the work of a dedicated localization team at Google, whose mission is to create a diverse user experience that …Read More
Latest posts by Michael Cropper (see all)
- MySQL Fulltext Search Performance With and Without Table Indexes - January 27, 2018
- Netbeans with Apache Tomcat Throwing a Port Already In Use Error and How to Kill a Process on Windows - January 25, 2018
- How to Use SQL_CALC_FOUND_ROWS and FOUND_ROWS() With LIMIT and OFFSET in a MySQL Query Using Java and JDBC - January 6, 2018