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Every once in a while we get a humorous tip that is just too good to pass up. Check out what happens when you translate "Android 2.3.4" from German to English with Google Translate:

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Whoops! It looks like you'll get the same result when you search for any version with 3 digits, from 2.2.1 to 2.3.4. Hit the link below to see it for yourself.

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Thanks, Josh!

Cameron Summerson
Cameron is a self-made geek, Android enthusiast, horror movie fanatic, musician, and cyclist. When he's not pounding keys here at AP, you can find him spending time with his wife and kids, plucking away on the 6-string, spinning on the streets, or watching The Texas Chainsaw Massacre on repeat.

  • http://www.AndroidPolice.com Artem Russakovskii

    Epic lulz. I literally lolled when I saw this.

  • Jim

    It's actually german to anything. It doesn't have to be german to english. I still find it strange that it's only with the X.X.X after it..

    • Coldman

      And not with all Android versions either - only some work.

  • Zack

    HAHAHAHA epic lulz indeed that is awesome

  • kr

    Considering how google translate works, it's not completely out of the blue...

    http://translate.google.com/about/intl/en_ALL/

    Still embarrassing, though.

  • stevenet99

    It doesn't do it if you type it the proper way with a capital "A".

  • Alex

    That is brilliant. I also actually lol'd

  • Mark S

    No wonder the stats for how many Europeans buying a smartphone were heavily skewed toward iPhone. All of the Germans actually said Android but it translated wrong. :-)

  • DevilDogVIKING

    I think this has been fixed, doesn't work anymore!

  • freddy

    translated: if you're dumb enough to translate 'android', you should get an iphone.

  • http://schpydurx.livejournal.com ProfessorTom

    Makes sense: after all, Android is constantly playing catchup with iOS.

  • Buddy

    if you're dumb enough to translate "android" you probably own an iphone! :D

  • Dendi

    дану неочень

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