Firefox can now do offline and privacy-preserving translation of eight languages with more on the way. Powered by open-source and machine-learning.
Flatpak apps are isolated from- and doesn’t use the system’s spell checker dictionaries. Here’s how to install more language options into the Flatpak runtime.
Your web browser can make it appear like everyone speaks your language. Browsers should also reverse-translate form submissions to avoid social faux pas.
Detect and measure when a web browser or an online translation-service has translated the contents of your webpages.
Text-level semantic HTML can improve machine-translation of texts containing program names, programming instructions, file paths, URIs, etc.
Set the keyboard layout/language on Mac’s login window, and fix the issue of it being reset to the wrong layout (e.g. ABC Keyboard) after rebooting.
How to use the Clock Override extension for GNOME to get full control over the time and date formats displayed in the GNOME top bar.
How to use European English date-formats and locale settings while still using Android in American English. Customize your Android device’s locale settings.
How to change the language and keyboard layout used in Windows’ special BitLocker Device Encryption pre-boot environment.
I simply don’t get the typographical characters and symbols I need every day with the inadequate default Windows keyboard layout.
Host-read ads can damage trust. Podcasts should either use different people to read their ads or embrace programmatically inserted ads.
The Windows Settings app will refuse to download additional language packs if you’ve locked a language in the legacy Control Panel.
Windows Search still doesn’t understand partial matches, favors Microsoft products, and struggles with finding newly installed programs.
The “en” language for English doesn’t mean World English but English (unspecified region). There’s another language code that does mean World English, however.
Learn about the HTTP Vary response header and its important role in HTTP content negotiation and caching. Vary is an important but little-known part of HTTP.
The state of web browser support for using both commas and periods as decimal marks in <input type="number"> is still limited in 2021.
You’ll get a weird mix of Scandinavian languages in Debian if you try to use any of the Scandinavian languages for your installation.