He's back now, but this was one of his texts (from Eagle, Colorado, where we got married almost 6 years ago):
The Google Translate app already lets you instantly visually translate printed text in seven languages. Just open the app, click on the camera, and point it at the text you need to translate—a street sign, ingredient list, instruction manual, dials on a washing machine. Show More Summary
Yahoo's new Livetext app is trying to combine the ease of texting with the personal touch of phone calls. The post Yahoo’s Video Messenger Is Weird, But Actually Pretty Cool appeared first on WIRED.
Yahoo just took the lid off its new audioless livestreaming app, Livetext. The idea is similar to what Skype would be if your Skype was muted and you can see chat texts overlaid atop the video stream. During Yahoo’s announcement, many of us in the TNW virtual newsroom were skeptical. Show More Summary
On Tuesday the NFL announced its decision to deny Tom Brady's appeal and uphold its four-game suspension for his involvement in Deflategate. The biggest piece of new information to come out of the appeal is that, according to the NFL's...Show More Summary
Image: Google/YouTube Google Translate can now visually translate text in 20 more languages, which means the app can help guide you around a whole lot more countries than it could before. An update released for the app today will expand...Show More Summary
Google bought Word Lens last year and brought a very useful feature to Google Translate: real-time visual translation. Use a phone or a tablet running Android or iOS, point the camera at a sign or text in a foreign language and Google will translate the text almost instantly, while preserving all the other details. Show More Summary
It was a day like any other. I had gone shopping at a local supermarket with a friend. While I was walking back with her to the car, I received a text. I am not usually in the habit of reaching to read or answer a text while I am walking, and I never use my phone while driving. Show More Summary
Yahoo on Wednesday announced the launch of a new social networking app called Livetext, a social app as defined by what it doesn't do as by what it does.The app lets users chat one-on-one while streaming video and sending text messages and emoji. Show More Summary
It's up to us to decide if Livetext is thrilling or terrible. It's easy to imagine how all of those video calls ended up in classic works of science fiction: In a future where communicating via live video is an option, their authors must have wondered, who would choose to write or use the phone? Read Full Story
There are plenty of different messaging applications out there, with even more coming down the pipeline, and now Yahoo is getting into the mix, too. The company has unveiled Livetext, a brand new way for people to get in touch with folks, but with a bit of a twist to the norm. While some messaging [...]
Here is the full statement from the Federal Reserve’s policy-making committee in July.
NEW YORK (AP) — Imagine making a video call without other people being able to listen in. Yahoo is trying to make that happen with Livetext, a new app that seeks to make video calling as private as texting. Yahoo says video calls can be better than texts for expressing emotions, but their audio component makes private conversations public. Show More Summary
For all the technological advancements we’re seeing in this digital age, little consideration has been given to those who cannot see what appears on a smooth, pixelated screen. There’s text-to-speech and the spotty […]
The new app is a way for Yahoo to amp up its mobile offerings, as it hopes to revive its messaging services for smartphone users.
When most people realize they’ve been ghosted by someone they’re dating, they do the sensible thing and move on. Sure, they might mourn for an extended period of time, but all name-calling, text re-reading, and Notebook-watching is done behind closed doors and in the darkness of their own... Continue reading
There are times when you can’t video chat – whether it’s in the office or riding public transport. Yahoo Inc. announced Wednesday that it is releasing an app that combines live video and texting, sending a silent message that it is upping its mobile game.
A newly discovered flaw can temporarily kill any recent Android device, rendering it unable to show data or make or send calls or texts.
Yahoo! today launched Livetext, its new messaging app to compete with services like Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, and Snapchat. The app lets you have a text conversation with one other person at a time, accompanied by a silent, 2-way live video stream. Show More Summary
Sprint today introduced the Sprint Family Share Pack, a plan that includes unlimited talk and text and 10 GB of shared data for four lines for $100 per month. Sprint Family Share Pack subscribers can quadruple their shared data to 40 GB for $20 more (total of $120 before taxes and fees). Show More Summary