Google Translate for Android Adds Offline Support

Google Translate for Android Adds Offline Support

NEWS  /  28 Mar 2013  /  56 weeks ago

Android users will be pleased to know that the Google Translate app is now available offline for their mobile devices running the Android 2.3 Gingerbread platform and later, with support for fifty languages including French, Spanish, Chinese, and Arabic.

Lenovo ThinkPad Helix Slated for April Launch

Lenovo ThinkPad Helix Slated for April Launch

NEWS  /  28 Mar 2013  /  56 weeks ago

Lenovo has recently announced on Twitter, that its business hybrid Ultrabook, the Lenovo ThinkPad Helix, is expected to reach US retailers in April. However, Lenovo didn't release any additional information regarding the unit's availability in other parts of the world.

HTC Planning to Launch a Second Generation Butterfly

HTC Planning to Launch a Second Generation Butterfly

NEWS  /  27 Mar 2013  /  56 weeks ago

HTC will launch a second generation Butterfly smartphone to capitalize on the strong demand for devices in this particular market segment.

Samsung to Launch 5.9-inch Galaxy Note III in the U.S Later This Year?

Samsung to Launch 5.9-inch Galaxy Note III in the U.S Later This Year?

NEWS  /  26 Mar 2013  /  56 weeks ago

A report from Korea Times claims that Samsung is launching the next gen Galaxy Note in the U.S.

Apple Buys Indoor Mapping Firm WifiSLAM

Apple Buys Indoor Mapping Firm WifiSLAM

NEWS  /  25 Mar 2013  /  56 weeks ago

Apple has recently acquired WifiSLAM, a company that specializes in indoor mapping services, for about US$20 million. The only other tech giant which offers similar services (airports, shopping malls and sports venues, etc) is Google.

Apple's Jon Ive is Pushing for Starker and Simpler "Flat Design" in Next iOS

Apple's Jon Ive is Pushing for Starker and Simpler "Flat Design" in Next iOS

NEWS  /  22 Mar 2013  /  56 weeks ago

Jony Ive, who has recently taken over Apple's Human Interface team, is said to be pushing for a simpler, "flat design" for the upcoming iOS.

Piz Daint Supercomputer to be Enhanced with NVIDIA Tesla K20X GPUs

Piz Daint Supercomputer to be Enhanced with NVIDIA Tesla K20X GPUs

NEWS  /  21 Mar 2013  /  57 weeks ago

Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (CSCS) is upgrading its Piz Daint supercomputer with NVIDIA Tesla K20X GPUs, with the assistance of Cray, the supercomputer company. After this upgrade, Piz Daint will be the first petascale supercomputer in Switzerland.

Yahoo May Buy Stake in Video Sharing Site Dailymotion

Yahoo May Buy Stake in Video Sharing Site Dailymotion

NEWS  /  20 Mar 2013  /  57 weeks ago

There are unconfirmed reports circulating that Yahoo might be in talks to purchase a major controlling stake in video sharing site, Dailymotion. If the deal goes through, it would be Yahoo CEO, Marissa Mayer's first major acquisition since taking over Yahoo.

Google Maps Street View Takes to the Mountains

Google Maps Street View Takes to the Mountains

NEWS  /  19 Mar 2013  /  57 weeks ago

Google Maps Street View doesn't only include panoramic views of streets around the world, but also many interesting landmarks and sites such as the Grand Canyon. And being added to the list now are four out of the Seven Summits for those who love mountains.

Google: Motorola Devices Not Up to Their Standards

Google: Motorola Devices Not Up to Their Standards

NEWS  /  01 Mar 2013  /  59 weeks ago

Google admitted that Motorola devices aren't up to their standards in a telling press conference, a full nine months after their acquisition.

Microsoft Next-Gen Office 365 for Business Released

Microsoft Next-Gen Office 365 for Business Released

NEWS  /  28 Feb 2013  /  60 weeks ago

Microsoft has announced the worldwide availability of a major new update to its Microsoft Office 365 services for businesses. Microsoft's most complete Office cloud service to date has new features and offerings tailored to the needs and budgets of small, medium-size, and large organizations.

Chrome for Android Updated, Now Plays Audio in the Background

Chrome for Android Updated, Now Plays Audio in the Background

NEWS  /  28 Feb 2013  /  60 weeks ago

The Google Chrome team has released an update to the Android version of Chrome. Changes include the ability to have music from a web app continue playing while Chrome is running in the background. Read on for more information.

ASUS Announces Open Cloud Strategy and New Mobile Devices at MWC 2013

ASUS Announces Open Cloud Strategy and New Mobile Devices at MWC 2013

NEWS  /  27 Feb 2013  /  60 weeks ago

At MWC, ASUS also announces its open cloud strategy, dubbed ASUS Open Cloud Computing (AOCC), which consists of four distinct services: AOCloud, AOLink, AOStream and AOHelp.

LG Electronics Acquires webOS from HP for Smart TVs

LG Electronics Acquires webOS from HP for Smart TVs

NEWS  /  27 Feb 2013  /  60 weeks ago

The story of WebOS takes another turn as LG Electronics has bought the platform from HP. Rather than being used for smartphones and tablets, LG will be utilizing WebOS for its Smart TVs.

Firefox Phones to Hit Market Later This Year, First Commerical Build of OS Debuts at MWC (Updated with Video)

Firefox Phones to Hit Market Later This Year, First Commerical Build of OS Debuts at MWC (Updated with Video)

NEWS  /  26 Feb 2013  /  60 weeks ago

Four hardware makers - Alcatel, LG, ZTE, and Huawei - are set to build Firefox phones, which will start retailing from 17 carriers globally, later this year. Mozilla has also announced that it is also demonstrating its first commercial build of its Firefox OS at the MWC 2013.

Nokia Announces Lumia 720 & Lumia 520 at MWC 2013

Nokia Announces Lumia 720 & Lumia 520 at MWC 2013

NEWS  /  26 Feb 2013  /  60 weeks ago

Nokia has added two new Windows Phone 8 devices to their current Lumia portfolio. Joining the flagship Lumia 920 are the Nokia Lumia 720 and 520.

Sony Jumps on the Bandwagon, Firefox Handset Already in the Works

Sony Jumps on the Bandwagon, Firefox Handset Already in the Works

NEWS  /  26 Feb 2013  /  60 weeks ago

The fifth, after Alcatel, LG, ZTE, and Huawei, to announce that they are making Firefox devices, Sony deputy CEO, Bob Ishida, has commented that their engineers are "currently working with Firefox OS Mobile and HTML 5 evolving technologies" for an upcoming device.

Dual-screen NEC Medias W Mobile Device Spotted at MWC 2013

Dual-screen NEC Medias W Mobile Device Spotted at MWC 2013

NEWS  /  26 Feb 2013  /  60 weeks ago

The NEC Medias W dual-screen Android smartphone prototype has been spotted in the wild again, this time at MWC 2013.

Samsung Galaxy S IV Officially Set for 14 March

Samsung Galaxy S IV Officially Set for 14 March

NEWS  /  26 Feb 2013  /  60 weeks ago

Samsung has just officially announced that the Galaxy S IV will be officially unveiled in New York City on the 14th of March.

ASUS Unveils 7-inch Fonepad with Voice Call Feature

ASUS Unveils 7-inch Fonepad with Voice Call Feature

NEWS  /  26 Feb 2013  /  60 weeks ago

ASUS joined the ranks of Samsung and Huawei in offering a tablet with voice call capability. Known as the Fonepad, the 7-inch ASUS tablet is powered by Intel Atom Z2420 processor and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Hit the link to find out more.

HWZ TV

Not only does the Toshiba Excite Write tablet uses an NVIDIA Tegra 4 SoC, it also packs a high-res 2,560 x 1,600-pixel screen. The Write runs Android 4.2, has 2GB RAM, and supports digital pen input. Check out the video for more details.

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