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The best way to get along in a foreign country is to know the local lingo. But if you don't, your smartphone can help you cheat your way through. The instant picture translation feature rolled into Google Translate last month is only a tap away, though you shouldn't take everything it says at face value. Read more...
The internet has been an invaluable tool for obtaining information, but there are times when you can’t rely on a combination of Wikipedia, Yahoo Answers, and forum posts you found in a desperate Google search. But what about a service that lets you video call experts for a face-to-face consultation? That’s what Vexbook is doing. Show More Summary
Anyone up for a challenge? Hi all, Liz back with you this week! Most of you would probably agree we live in an “instant gratification” society. If there is something you don’t like in your life, well, all you need to do is Google it and see how you can quickly change it. We all [...]Show More Summary
Google has released an impressive phablet last year, the Motorola-built Nexus 6, and the handset's massive screen instantly sets it apart from the competition. Meanwhile, Samsung has taken the experimental route with its Galaxy Note Edge, a smartphone that is designed to set itself apart from the Korean company's other best-selling devices.
Uber takes on Google, Twitter helps new users, RadioShack looks to shut up shop, Adobe PaintCan helps you draw, Bayonetta comes to your browser, and Mr. Selfie ignores everybody. Uber Develops Autonomous Taxi Fleet There’s no way Elon Musk sits the Google/Uber feud out. Show More Summary
In just the past few years, Robert McMillan writes in Wired magazine, dramatic advances have been made in the field of artificial intelligence. With Skype’s “Star-Trek-like instant translation capabilities,” Google’s self-driving cars...Show More Summary
Google Wallet just struck up a partnership with payment processor WePay to put its Instant Buy API in 200,000 e-commerce shops. WePay is a payment processor that powers invoicing applications, marketplaces, and donation platforms like...Show More Summary
Google is reportedly eyeing up an acquisition of Softcard to expand Google Wallet services to more points of sale with retailers, but it also wants to grow its position in the wider world of mobile-based transactions to compete with the likes of PayPal by way of its Instant Buy API. Show More Summary
FreedomPop is launching a new service that gives instant access to millions of Wi-Fi hotspots, as startups and big companies like Google try to nibble away at the cost of staying connected.
As revealed earlier this week, Google has updated its Translate app for the iPhone and iPad with real-time text and speech translation, made possible by Word Lens integration and improvements to the translation engine. With Word Lens,...Show More Summary
An update allows Google Translate users to aim the camera at text in another language and get an instant translation, even offline
Google Translate's mobile apps are about to get a major upgrade. The latest version of the Google Translate app for iOS and Android adds support for instant translation with Word Lens and improves the conversation mode. The iOS app also...Show More Summary
Google today announced updates to its Android and iOS Translate apps that make having real-time conversations between two different languages much easier. First, Google Translate now lets users instantly translate text using the camera. Show More Summary
Just days ago it was reported that Google was working on a fairly major update to its Translate app. It has now been confirmed that the company is working on some powerful new features, which will be rolled out sooner than expected.Show More Summary
Google snapped up an app called Word Lens last May, a service that automatically and instantly translates words using the camera on your phone. Now, the fruits of this acquisition are being realized with the latest update to Google Translate for Android and iOS.
Google will soon release an update to its Google Translate app that will allow users to instantly translate speech into text.
Google has just updated its instant messaging app Hangouts on iOS with a bunch of new features. Version 2.5 brings one-tap location sharing along with suggestions, new sticker packs, status updates like we had back in the good ol’ days...Show More Summary
If you're searching for lyrics for a song on Google, you'll now get instant results right at the top of the results page. All you need to do is type in "[song title] lyrics." Read more...
You may have noticed some new little animations popping up in your Gchats when you're extra excited or "laughing." The animations started out as an inside joke for Google's designers. Eventually, Google decided to release them to everyone who uses Gchat. Show More Summary