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Foreign Travel? There’s an App for That

Frommer’s calls its new smartphone app “the essential international travel companion.”

The stripped-down version of Frommer’s Translator is available for free, for iOS and Android mobile devices. It features basic translation for 13 languages.

An annual upgrade to the premium version costs $49.99.

The app’s impressive full set of features includes the following:

  • A 10,000-word two-way dictionary
  • Language lessons with flash cards
  • Phrases in four levels of slang
  • Access to a live translator
  • Culture tips
  • Tip calculator
  • Currency converter
  • Wi-Fi phone

That’s a lot of functionality in your hand-held device.

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