Google announces 20 more languages have been added for instant transaltion in Google Translate

Google announces 20 more languages have been added for instant transaltion in Google Translate

Google Translate has been providing instant visual translation through use of the Word Lens technology that Google acquired after purchasing Quest Visual in March last year. Though previously only offering instant visual translation in seven languages, Google has today announced that they’ve added 20 more. The app now offers 27 languages in total, with Google advising: You can now translate[Read More…]

in Apps, Google Services by at 12:55 am on July 30, 2015
Sony’s new software concept leaks for the Xperia Z3 – you can try it if you want to

Sony’s new software concept leaks for the Xperia Z3 – you can try it if you want to

Just days after announcing they would be trialing a new software concept with 500 Swedish Xperia Z3 owners, the software has leaked. The new software concept, Sony said was a stripped back, more AOSP like interface with a few Sony apps baked into the system. Recognised XDA contributor Jozinek has posted a how-to on flashing the software onto your Xperia[Read More…]

in Android Development, Modding, Phones by at 10:15 pm on July 29, 2015
VSCO Cam pushing out an update that adds Collections to curate photos from other users

VSCO Cam pushing out an update that adds Collections to curate photos from other users

VSCO Cam has today begun rolling out a new update which brings a feature that allows you to curate photos from other users into a collection. The new feature is an update to their social photo sharing feature Grid, is called Collections. Collections allows you to curate your favorite photos from other users. Whilst Grid provides a place to share[Read More…]

in Apps by at 9:56 pm on July 29, 2015
Telstra partnering with Roku to bring Telstra TV to your living room
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Telstra partnering with Roku to bring Telstra TV to your living room

Telstra has today announced that it has partnered with ROKU Inc, a Telstra branded streaming box to Australia called Telstra TV. Telstra TV, which is a rebranded Roku 2 box, will add to Telstra’s existing entertainment services, which include TBox and Foxtel from Telstra products. The service will offer three subscription video on demand services such as; Presto, Stan and[Read More…]

in Carriers, News, Other by at 7:25 pm on July 29, 2015
Qualcomm to enable Wireless Charging through Metal casings

Qualcomm to enable Wireless Charging through Metal casings

Qualcomm Technologies Inc announced today a new method to allow wireless charging through devices with metal casings. At present device manufactures had been limited in the choice of materials, and thickness, used in the construction of devices if they wanted to incorporate a wireless charging solution. Qualcomm’s announcement today takes care of the issue with metal bodied phones using their[Read More…]

in Other by at 4:52 pm on July 29, 2015
Belkin WeMo Insight Switch lets you control and monitor how much your devices cost to run remotely
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Belkin WeMo Insight Switch lets you control and monitor how much your devices cost to run remotely

Belkin’s WeMo home automation devices have been quietly powering lights, devices and even appliances for a number of years now. They’ve steadily cornered a good portion of the market with a great product that lets you turn devices on/off with the tap of a smart phone screen. Now, Belkin wants to improve on the idea, by letting you know exactly[Read More…]

in Accessories by at 4:29 pm on July 29, 2015
NVIDIA Shield (Android TV) — Review
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NVIDIA Shield (Android TV) — Review

On March 3rd 2015 NVIDIA announced their first entrant into both the living room entertainment and Android TV spaces, the NVIDIA Shield, which is an Android TV powered set to box with a few extras under the hood. Not to be confused with the NVIDIA Shield Tablet or the NVIDIA Shield Portable, the NVIDIA Shield is also known as the NVIDIA Shield Console, NVIDIA[Read More…]

in Android TV, Reviews by at 4:18 pm on July 29, 2015
2015 Flagship comparisons – G4 vs M9 vs S6 vs OP2 vs X Style
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2015 Flagship comparisons – G4 vs M9 vs S6 vs OP2 vs X Style

The past 24 hours have seen two more flagships added to the list of premium flagship devices available on the market, the OnePlus 2 and the Motorola Moto X Style. We’ve tallied up the specs as best we can from announcements from the companies and we’ve thrown them all in a fairly easy to read table for you to check[Read More…]

in Other by at 3:55 pm on July 29, 2015
Google added a fun little something in their latest version of Google Maps
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Google added a fun little something in their latest version of Google Maps

Google Maps is on most Android phones by default, so it’s the default mapping and navigation system of choice. Normally, as a machine, Google Maps is quite complacent and happy to answer questions via voice-command about the journey – but it seems that just like your parents on a long car journey, Google Maps doesn’t appreciate repeated distractions. If you[Read More…]

in Apps by at 3:23 pm on July 29, 2015
Samsung’s new monitors have built in wireless charging
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Samsung’s new monitors have built in wireless charging

Here we go, the next wave in connected home/office and mobile lifestyle is here. Samsung has introduced the SE370 monitor, which is a Full HD screen, available in 23.6 and 27 inches that has Qi (Wireless Power Consortium Standard) built into the stand of the monitor. For anyone with a Qi compatible device – phone or tablet – this is[Read More…]

in Accessories, Manufacturer, News by at 10:51 am on July 29, 2015