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Transit subway maps app
The £1.19 Transit app for iPhone offers underground transport maps of 20 major cities worldwide. The maps can be stored and used offline, and the app features a 'locate me' button that pinpoints your nearest station.
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Google Translate for Android
The free Google Translate app for Android supports 53 languages and voice input for 15. It also features an alpha version of its conversation mode, which records speech, translates it and reads it back aloud — providing you have the text-to-speech (eSpeak for Android) engine installed. At present the conversation feature only supports English-Spanish translation.
Google also recently launched Google Translate for iPhone.
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