[NTLK] OT - Off Topic - Looking for people who can tell me what some Chinese Android Apps are for

Matthias Melcher mm at matthiasm.com
Wed Aug 26 16:37:35 EDT 2015


If you have a second Android phone, upgrade to the current Google Translate. It uses the camera to recognize text (including Chinese!) and gives you the translation instantly.



On Wed Aug 26 2015 10:57:46, Forrest wrote:
> 
> Frank:
> 
> Did you try cutting and pasting the apps' names (in Chinese) into a Google search?
> 
> In my Internet searches for stuff I often run into foreign language sites...Google's Chrome browser can automatically translate a language foreign to the user into whatever language you prefer. Whole blocks of text can be translated in this way.
> 
> HTH.
> 
> --Forrest
> 
> Sent from my T-Mobile iPhone 6 Plus
> 
>> On Aug 25, 2015, at 4:45 PM, Frank Gruendel <newtontalk at pda-soft.de> wrote:
>> 
>> Hi folks,
>> 
>> since this post is almost off-topic, please do not reply to the list, but
>> directly.
>> 
>> The smartphone I am using for the Android development of Einstein is a
>> Chinese one. The latest Android version 4.1.2 that Samsung provides is
>> severely outdated and comes with a couple of Chinese apps of which I don't
>> even know what they do and which I cannot delete. One of them is sending me
>> notifications all the time, Since I do not speak Chinese, I haven't a clue
>> what I am notified of. Not that this did matter in the least, as far as I
>> can tell...
>> 
>> This is why I rooted this beast yesterday. This puts me in the position to
>> delete apps that I wasn't able to delete before and (hopefully) find a ROM
>> file with a newer Android version that I could try to install. However, I'd
>> rather not delete anything of which I don't know what it is for. This is why
>> I am looking for someone who speaks Chinese and can tell me what these apps
>> do. We are talking about less than 10 apps here, so this won't probably take
>> very long for a native Chinese speaker. I'd send you a pdf with the apps'
>> icons and their Chinese names and would be happy if you could give me a clue
>> what they are for.
>> 
>> Thanks
>> 
>> Frank
>> 
>> -- Newton software and hardware at http://www.pda-soft.de
>> 
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