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Quillpad Launches Mobile Transliteration Tool: A Review

After launching a commercial transliteration widget for PC users, Tachyon Technologies owned Quillpad has now developed one for mobiles. The mobile application, created in association with handset manufacturers, will be rolled out in Hindi to begin with. NASDAQ listed Rediff owns 26 percent in Tachyon. The application needs to be downloaded onto the phone from Quillpad's site. A trial version is available here (size: 358 Kb). It creates an alias of the text message inbox on your mobile with the addition of a text input mechanism, which works with a mobile's keypad. First, it is being launched only in Hindi but support for transliteration in ten Indic languages - Hindi, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Punjabi and Nepali will soon be available. Features, Issues The word can be typed out phonetically, the user has to pick the correct option amongst the words suggested by scrolling down or pressing * depending upon the handset. Similar to, but simpler than, Quillpad's online widget which offers different words of the combination of letters when you press the tab key on a keyboard. But on the mobile, it might be a tad painful with a small screen and if in a hurry. If you skip selecting the right word, you'd have to keep pressing * till it wound through the entire gamut of permutations and returned to that word. Still, we'd say this is a side-effect of flexibility offered by the application - it gets rid of shifting between halants ( also…

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