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Enable Google Plus for Google Apps

Finally!  Google Apps users (such as myself) can access Google+ with their Apps account.  Until now, you had to sign in with a gmail account.  This seems to be common for Google, most of their applications are not available to Apps users to start which is always a pain.

Learn how to enable Google+ on your Google Apps account

 

If you are not familiar with Google Apps read more here.  Essentially it lets you run your own mail server using the Google infrastructure and Gmail interface.  Free for personal use.

UPDATE: It looks like you can't add your Google Apps account if you have already created a G+ account with gmail.  So it looks like you need to delete your old G+ account and create a new one with your Google Apps address.   This is going to be a problem for anyone with significant content and contacts already set up with Google+.  If you know of a way around this, please let me know by posting in the comments below.


Google Translate for Android gets v2.2 update, adds more language support for speech-to-speech

We are getting closer to the Star Trek "Universal Translator" becoming a reality.  There are several apps out there that will convert speech or text in real-time.  You can speak into your mobile phone in English, it immediately plays it back in another language.  Very useful if you are trying to communicate in a foreign land.

Google Translate for Android gets v2.2 update, adds more language support for speech-to-speech -- Engadget