Google Translate already recognizes. Now, the updated Google Translate app on Android makes it easier to have conversations with a new language-switching gesture and even more supported languages.
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Google+. This will initially be available on the desktop, however in time it will also arrive for those using Google+ on a mobile device. Simply put, once this rolls-out to your Google+ account you will be able to translate a post with just one click.
Google+ Hangouts. Babel also appeared briefly as a name for a messaging related app for CyanogenMod, but it now looks like we can put those two Babel references aside because the name has returned. This latest brings the Babel name back to Google and this time around it is dealing with language translation.
Translate app on Android. The update is currently available from the Google Play Store and brings support for offline language translation. Basically, this means that you will now be able to get language translations without having a network connection. Of course, that is assuming you have downloaded the offline language pack prior to losing that connectivity.
Google has unleashed a pretty major update for its Google Translate app, and it adds quite a few things users will find of interest. Most importantly, it adds the ability to translate text from pictures, and it only requires that you snap an image and highlight the text you want to translate with your finger. Google takes care of the rest after that, but it should be noted that this feature requires an Internet connection to work, so it may not be a good idea to translate every sign you see while globetrotting unless you've got access to a Wi-Fi network.