TECNO Mobile price list in the Philippines 2022

TECNO Mobile made its way to the Philippines and immediately captured a lot of people’s attention due to its budget-friendly offerings. Like a lot of Chinese brands, TECNO Mobile entered the country with an entry-level smartphone. Their first local release, the Spark 5 Pro, arrived in August 2020 with an…

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Expert Tips: How to Motivate Developers for Localization

From bug fixes to feature requests, software developers have plenty on their plates. Adding in localization may feel like the straw that breaks the camel’s back—but what if there’s a way to motivate developers to create globalized software? Raising awareness of the why of software localization is only a stepping…

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The Ultimate Guide to JavaScript Localization

Weird, maturing, arguably expressive, and amazing, JavaScript is the most used programming language today. Being the language of the browser—and putting in work on the server with Node—JavaScript is all over today’s web stacks. And with many multiplatform mobile frameworks, desktop wrappers, game engines, and even internet-of-things (IoT) frameworks, it’s…

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10 Common Mistakes in Software Localization and How to Avoid Them

You’re ready to release your new global software: The code seems bug-free, and the design is crisp—but does it work in languages other than English? If your answer isn’t affirmative, you might find yourself reworking the whole app to support other languages because you missed to write the code in…

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What Is I18n: A Simple Definition of Internationalization

Akio Morita, Sony’s co-founder, coined a phrase that’s the mantra of some of the most successful entrepreneurs: “Think globally, act locally.” Local cultures are about much more than just language. Much like how different groups in the US have their own in-jokes, dialects, idioms, and customs, different countries have their…

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Smart Rewards and GigaPoints: Ultimate Guide

Smart Communications, one of the biggest telcos in the Philippines, has its own rewards program for its loyal subscribers. Called Smart Rewards, it aims to incentivize subscribers who continue to transact with their accounts. You can earn points and redeem them in a couple of ways. Here’s a complete guide…

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The 8 Worst Localization Pain Points and How to Fix Them

You start your day almost in pilot mode: Eat a quick breakfast, check your phone, and get ready for the day. The beauty of morning routines is that they barely take mental energy: You just follow your own routine—one step flowing into the next—until your morning is done. Wouldn’t it…

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