Communicating with local people in a foreign country can pose difficulties, whether it is asking for direction or making a special request at a restaurant, Reuters reports. But Vocre, a new iPhone app released by translation company myLanguage, aims to ease those problems by enabling users to translate their spoken voice into foreign languages. It leverages crowd-sourcing to continually improve the accuracy of its translations to allow people to express themselves in the same way as native speakers…

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