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Spanish Regionalisms and Idioms in Literary Translations

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When reading a novel translated into Spanish, most readers hope it will have a “neutral” form of Spanish; that is, one without regional characteristics specific to any particular Spanish-speaking country. Of course, such an undertaking is practically impossible, as there are many words in Spanish that do not have a “universal” equivalent. This is the […]

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How to Speak/Write English the Canadian Way

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Canada is the second largest country in the world. So depending on which part of Canada you’re visiting, you may encounter different accents, slang, and vocabulary. Furthermore, there are 2 official languages, English and French, but for this post I would like to focus on Canadian English. Canadian English is an interesting blend of British […]

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Why is Language Flavor So Important in Localization?

Here in the editing office at Trusted Translations, we have many translators who work in different language pairs, from Spanish to English, English to Spanish, English to French…You name it, we have it! We are all native language speakers of the target language that we translate to. However, what happens when a client wishes to […]

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When Translating, Should We Consult with Other Professionals?

Those of us in the translation business know that a translation is not the result of only one person’s job. A translation requires the participation of various professionals, and the collaboration among experts in the field is necessary to guarantee a high-quality translation that meets all the client’s requirements. This is especially true when speaking […]

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App Localization for Developers

Trusted Translations offers application developers the possibility to localize their apps for phones and tablets. In this way, developers can obtain much greater access to potential customers in other countries who may otherwise not be interested in their application. Android, but also Apple, Windows, Blackberry, and Samsung Trusted Translations was recently selected by Google to […]

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Localization World 2013 in London

A Global Get-Together Part II Dublin was an excellent start, but we still had to experience the thrill of being in a more crowded space attending sessions on tons of different subjects to choose from. We caught our flight and, in no time, there we were: London’s LocWorld! At Localization World´s  Hammersmith venue we had […]

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