Online dictionaries are great - but there is a price you have to pay: your memory is not really trained. In this blog post I will show how the use of dictionaries can boost your Arabic.
There are many options for Arabic keyboards: hardware (qwerty and qwertz), mobile apps or virtual keyboards online. Here is a list of the best Arabic keyboards.
Episode #8 of my series "9273 roots": 20 questions for the man who coded the best desktop-app for Lane's Arabic-English Lexicon: Graeme Andrews.
Episode #3 of my series "9273 roots": 20 questions for the man who created the best and most up-to-date online dictionary for Arabic dialects: Lughatuna (livingarabic): Hossam Abouzahr.
Google Translate now processes images with Arabic texts and decodes Arabic! Which means: you can use your phone's camera, take a picture of any Arabic text - and instantly get a translation (plus the Arabic text!). Here is how it works.