Thursday, 2 April 2009

Gmail now has Indian Languages..!

Today while surfing net I found out very interesting thing and I thought of sharing it with all. Many of you might already know about it.

Gmail has also been enabled for Indian languages. Long, long overdue. It’s already available for Orkut and Blogger (Google associates); and also for Word Press platform on which this blog is operating on.
Gmail is now available for five Indian languages — Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam. It’s on by default for Indian users, but if it’s not, then you need to go to Settings and thenGoogle Mail display language and enable it. Then from a drop down menu you have to select the language of your choice. Then when you go to Compose, you will find an icon of the first letter of the language you chose.

These are inevitable innovations as technology is made more accessible to more and more people in the world. A long, long way to go still.

Now I guess we don't have to write a mail in Hinglish or any Indian version of English. I am very happy for those who cant read English . Even today there are many elderly people who cant write in English, its bringing web closer to them.

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