Everyone loves infographics, sure, but static infographics are a bit old hat now. With so many infographics out there, it’s easy to overlook a lot of infographics with good content just because they just don’t stand out from the rest of the pack. And, if you’re a designer,
Besides simple dictionary definitions the LINE dictionary also provides stroke order animations and usage examples for the words that you are looking up. Another nice feature is the powerful handwriting recognition tool that allows the user to look up a Chinese word by actually writing it with the mouse.
The "Pleco Chinese Dictionary" is probably the best an all-in-one Chinese dictionary / flashcard / document reading / etc app for iPhone / iPad / iPod and Android.
The basic version of Pleco is a free download, and includes a full dictionary search engine, a couple of very nice dictionaries, a light version of the document reader function (tap-lookup text in the clipboard), and audio support.
Many additional features are available as paid in-app purchases.
Free web version of the book
"Chinese Characters: A Genealogy and Dictionary",
published by Yale Press
The author of this dictionary developed a superb method for looking up unknown characters, what is especially useful for language learners who still do not know too many characters.
Read Japanese, Chinese and Korean web sites with pop-up hints. Just move the mouse over words you want to lookup and the tool will show up a pop-up window with translation hints. You can add looked up words in your personal word list and practice them with an integrated learning tool on the web-page.
"Perhaps the most unique temple in the Kingdom of Thailand, the White Temple was born from the devotion of National Artist Chalermchai Kositpipat. A deeply devout Buddhist famed primarily for his religious-themed paintings, Chalermchai began the White Temple in 1997. Wat Rong Khun however is no traditional temple. Chalermchai re-imagines Thai art for the modern world. As you move through the temple grounds, you find yourself in the artist’s surreal vision of Buddhist teachings."
Platforms: Windows, Android
"splits audio file into phrases;
auto-pauses between phrases;
auto-repeat phrases, files, folders;
subtitles: primary and secondary;
notes for folder and file;
list of words for study;
bookmarks and grades;
repetition of difficult fragments."