If people look quickly they might mistakenly assume you are checking your email on a Blackberry and they could be forgiven for their error. You are doing something much more important. You are putting together the question that will enable you to communicate clearly and succinctly with your colleague.
That's the genius of the Lingo WM-6C Translator. It looks like a Blackberry but functions as your own local interpreter. it features over 30,000 Words and it translates over 720 travel phrases and features a currency converter. There's a built-in calculator and it displays local times and the date.
Languages include English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, and Dutch.