My Android phone got updated to Android 5.1. With this, I got the long pending feature of Tamil interface in official Android OS release. Besides Tamil, many other Indian languages like Telugu, Marathi, Malayalam have also found a place. Here are my observations regarding Tamil in Android 5.1 * The Tamil interface has been implemented… Continue reading Tamil in Android 5.1
Solution to Windows 8.1 issue – Problem using shift key to type Tamil in eKalappai, NHM writer etc. A recent update to Windows 8.1 caused problems for typing in Tamil in many products such as eKalappai. Specifically the issue is with the use of Shift key, for example typing the letters ள், ற், ண், etc… Continue reading Fix for Tamil Typing Bug in Windows 8.1
This is a brief review of Tamil Virtual Academy’s website. I hope this would help the authorities concerned while redesigning their website. This review considers the following factors: Government websites don’t get a design update often. So, any grand redesign effort should stay good enough for another 5 to 10 years. Government websites may not… Continue reading Review: Tamil Virtual Academy Website ( tamilvu.org )
Check out Crea‘s online Tamil – Engish Dictionary. It has one of the most aesthetic Tamil dictionary website and extensive corpus. It has a pro version and also a paid iPad app. Stay tuned for more updates.
How well does your mobile phone support Tamil display, interface and text input? Please let us know. The results will be compiled and published to promote Tamil supporting gadgets and operating systems. Thanks.