Round-up #2: Firefox for Android in Telugu; Chandam, a tool for Telugu chandassu

Firefox for Android is now available in Telugu

The Firefox web browser for Android version 31 was released with new locales Telugu and 10 other Indian languages. That means now we can have the web browser in our own language. The catch is you need to have Telugu as the language from Android Language Settings. There are few Samsung smartphones that have UI available in Telugu.

Mozilla is planning for the ability to change the default language of Firefox for Android in future releases.

Update (2014-09-04): You now have (from Firefox 32) the ability to change the language of Firefox for Android irrespective of the Android language.

Chandam, a complete software for Telugu chandassu

Dileep Miriyala announced the availability of Chandam, a web-based tool for Telugu chandassu. Chandam helps to analyze Telugu padyaalu according to chandassu rules: gana vibhajana, yati, praasa, etc. He has also published an article in EeMaata introducing Chandam. The Chandam web site itself has lots of documentation about using the software and on writing Telugu padyaalu.

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