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The increase in usage of Skype to make phone calls (not just Skype-to-Skype, but from Skype to land lines and cell phones) has been impressive, and I can think of some reasons for this phenomenon: - Pricing: Skype competes with great per-minute fees everywhere. The local competition does not come... Read more →

Great interview with an expert on the localization and marketing of Western games in Japan. Very interesting insights about the importance of localization, of having into account the differences in culture and demographics, and of understanding the local consumer. Below, part of the interview dedicated to localization. via Tetsu... Read more →

The Globalization of the "Mac look and feel" and the Apple design has reached the mainstream -- not only in terms of hardware, but also in terms of software and user experience. But even with a better design, Microsoft will still struggle with their brand image. via Yesterday there... Read more →

Need to internationalize software for Mac 0S?

Outstanding Apple's official repository of Developer documentation about internationalizing software for Mac OS X. This is an invaluable source of knowledge for those thinking about creating international-ready software for Mac OS. via With over half of Macintosh computers being sold outside the United States and because Mac OS X... Read more →