Word of the day
Published: Tuesday 2004-10-05.
Since I (among other things) am a translator I have for quite some time tried to figure out how to translate the increasingly popular English word smartphone, which describes a (mobile) phone which has been blessed with functions from the palmtop world. Handdatormobiltelefon is descriptive, but way too long.
Today, the Norwegian ITavisen published an article about that my employer, Opera Software, has been selected to deliver the default web browser for Symbian UIQ, the system behind, among others, Sony Ericsson’s popular ... right, what was it I was supposed to call them? ITavisen has come up with a Norwegian word that I am more than happy to directly import into Swedish: smartofoner.
Feel it. Doesn’t it sound nice?
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