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  • Android Jelly Bean support for Tamil and Indic languages

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    Android Jelly Bean support for display of Tamil and Indic languages scores a perfect 100/100. Please let me know if you would like to check anything specifically. Related posts: Android ICS support for Tamil State of Tamil in Android

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    The latest Android Ice Cream Sandwich release was keenly awaited by Indic languages as the earlier versions did not provide native support. I upgraded the OS in my Google Nexus S and found that Tamil is supported well in some native apps. Earlier we could only rely on some external android apps or hacks to…

  • Tamil in Android mobile phones

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    Android OS for mobile phones is yet to have inbuilt support for Tamil Unicode fonts. However there are some free apps that support to read and write Tamil Unicode font in Android apps and browsers: * Tamil Visai – To type Tamil in any Android app using transliteration, Tamil99 keyboard. Using this you can publish…

  • English to Tamil translation freelancer resources

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    Some resources for English to Tamil translation freelancers 1. Proz.com – This is the number one and one of the oldest websites for freelance translators. 2. Gotranslators.com/ – Reliable source. 3. Traduguide.com/ 4. Translatorsbase.com/ Thanks: Satan for providing the above info. Related posts: * English to Tamil translation software * English to Tamil dictionary websites

  • Tamil Newspaper Websites

    Websites of Tamil newspapers from Tamilnadu: 1. Dinakaran.com/ 2. Thinaboomi.com/ 3. Dailythanthi 4. Dinamani 5. Dinamalar 6. Tamil Murasu 7. Maalaimalar 8. Thenseide 9. Maalaisudar 10. Murasoli Websites of Tamil newspapers from Srilanka: 1. Udhayan 2. Sudar Oli 3. Thinakkural 4. ViraKesari 5. Thinakaran Do you know websites of any other Tamil newspaper from Tamilnadu,…

  • Tamil Literature Magazines Websites

    Tamil Literature Magazines Websites : 1. Uyirmai ( உயிர்மை ) Besides hosting the printed உயிர்மை magazine, Uyirmmai has a column / blog page by its publisher Manushyaputhiran. The site also offers online shopping to buy Tamil books published by Uyirmai. 2. Kalachuvadu ( காலச்சுவடு ) காலச்சுவடு provides a very valuable archive of all it’s monthly…

  • Online Tamil FM Radio Stations

    Free Online Tamil FM Radio Stations 1. BBC Tamil 2. Chinese Tamil Radio 3. Oli FM – Singapore Tamil Radio

  • English Tamil Translation Software

    Is there a (free) English – Tamil translation software for download / online? The answer is YES. Visit Google Translate for translating Tamil to and from many languages. This is an alpha version so you may not get the best result always. There are some long running machine based translation research projects at Universities. But…

  • Tamil computing forums

    Tamil computing forums: 1. Free Tamil computing group – Free Tamil computing group is a good place to discuss, announce various topics related to Tamil computing. The group is quite active and has lot of friendly people. 2. INFITT – INFITT is a well known Think-Tank  for Tamil computing. The group has lot of veterans…

  • Tamil Text to Speech software tools

    List of Tamil Text to Speech synthesizer tools. All these software can be downloaded or used for free: 1. Tamil Text to Speech tool from MILE lab, IISc – This converter is a recent invention by Dr. A. G. Ramakrishnan and his group. Kudos for them. The converter is in beta stage and exceeded my…