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Ten tips for agencies trying to attract/impress new translators

In the eyes of many freelance translators, agencies often get it wrong, and surprisingly, many of the best-known agencies survive (even thrive) whilst continuing to get it wrong – speak to any freelancer who's been in the game for a Read More →

Why translators might like to go on Safari with Lion

Coinciding with the release of their latest OS (Lion), Apple have made some huge improvements to Safari – too many to mention really... for a full list check out the 'Safari' section of Apple's 'OS X Lion: 250+ Read More →

Boost your window-moving efficiency with ‘Three finger drag’

If you're not already addicted to 'Three Finger Drag' on the Mac, put aside any stick-in-the-mud ways you might have and give it a try. After a few minutes (worst-case-scenario a few hours) of 'this feels a bit unnatural' you Read More →

Ten things to try when you’re completely and utterly stuck

Assuming you've tried all the usual things – reading around, umpteen Wikipedia searches, as many dictionaries and thesauruses (online or offline) as you can find – you'll no doubt begin to worry that you might be getting stuck. However, Read More →

Five lesser-known reasons why translators (who use a mac) should be using Lion

There is an abundance of new features in LionMission Control, Launch Pad, and Full Screen Apps to name but a few of the more prominent ones – and although the Read More →
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