Google Translate iOS app adds support for more languages

Uncategorized | Thursday February 13 2014 7:51 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , ,

Google Translate iOS app adds support for more languages

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Google has enhanced its Translate app for iPhone and iPad users with more language support and a couple of iOS 7 features.

Released on Tuesday, version 2.1 of the app adds handwriting input for 12 more languages. So you can now get translations for characters that you write in Arabic, Esperanto, Gujarati, Hebrew, Javanese, Maltese, Maori, Marathi, Persian, Punjabi, Telugu, (more…)

Fund this: iPhone 5 case adds second SIM card

Uncategorized | Thursday December 12 2013 2:25 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , ,

Fund this: iPhone 5 case adds second SIM card

The SIM+ case will give you two SIM cards in a single iPhone 5.

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Are you constantly having to carry around two phones, one for personal use, one for work? Do you travel internationally and routinely swap “local” SIM cards for your primary one? If you’re an iPhone 5 user, there’s a product in development that might make you smile.

The Digirit SIM+ case lets you carry two SIM cards in one (more…)

Spotliter app adds real-time effects to your iOS videos

Uncategorized | Thursday December 5 2013 2:17 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , ,

Spotliter app adds real-time effects to your iOS videos

With Spotliter for iOS, you can capture video using some slick effects. This one, Sketch, lets you select an area to exclude from the filter.

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With the arrival of iOS 7, iPhone and iPad users received a smattering of Instagram-style visual-effect filters for snapping photos. But they can’t be used when shooting video.

Enter Spotliter Video, a free app that provides a choice of distinctive (more…)

Auris Skye adds AirPlay and DLNA to 30-pin speaker docks (hands-on)

Uncategorized | Friday November 15 2013 5:43 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , ,

Auris Skye adds AirPlay and DLNA to 30-pin speaker docks (hands-on)

The Auris Skye adds AirPlay to any 30-pin speaker dock. Its DLNA capabilities are a little iffy, though.

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If you’ve been vested in the iDevice ecosystem for a while, you probably own a speaker dock that has a 30-pin connector — one that is now incompatible with your current-generation iPhone , iPad, or iPod Touch. Those newfangled Lightning ports make docking out of the question.

So, what (more…)

Netflix iOS update adds HD streaming, AirPlay support

Uncategorized | Tuesday October 1 2013 12:58 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , ,

Netflix iOS update adds HD streaming, AirPlay support

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Netflix has tuned up its iOS app with a couple of benefits for those of you running iOS 7.

Released Thursday, Netflix version 5.0 for iOS lets iOS 7 users watch HD videos in all their 1080p glory, a feature that Android users have already been enjoying. The new version also supports AirPlay streaming, so iOS 7 users can directly pipe their favorite Netflix videos from their (more…)

Reeder app adds Feedly support after Google Reader’s demise

Uncategorized | Saturday June 29 2013 6:34 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , ,

Reeder app adds Feedly support after Google Readers demise

Reeder has added support for feeds from Feedly.

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Users of the RSS iOS app Reeder can now add feeds from Feedly following the retirement of Google Reader.

Released on Tuesday, version 3.2 of Reeder for iOS no longer supports Google Reader since the search giant’s RSS service has kicked the bucket. But the new support for Feedly should be able to fill the gap.

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Action Movie FX adds Star Trek effects, donates proceeds to 9/11 veterans

Uncategorized | Thursday June 13 2013 12:57 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Action Movie FX adds Star Trek effects, donates proceeds to 9/11 veterans

The newly updated Action Movie FX includes five available effects from “Star Trek Into Darkness.” And three of them are free!

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One of my favorite apps of 2012, Bad Robot Interactive’s Action Movie FX, just got even better.

Available for iOS, the app lets you add Hollywood-style special effects to videos you’ve shot with your iPhone or iPad.

What kinds (more…)

AT&T’s GoPhone prepaid service adds 4G support

Uncategorized | Sunday May 19 2013 11:31 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , ,

AT&Ts GoPhone prepaid service adds 4G support

GoPhone

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iPhone owners will finally be able to tap into all the benefits of AT&T’s prepaid GoPhone plan.

As of Friday, GoPhone customers who activate an iPhone will be able access data over the network. The same holds true for those who activate other 4G devices as GoPhone now supports AT&T’s 4G LTE and HSPA+ networks. Previously, owners of 4G devices who subscribed to GoPhone (more…)

Verizon Cloud adds online storage for iOS devices

Uncategorized | Sunday May 19 2013 6:45 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , ,

Verizon Cloud adds online storage for iOS devices

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iPhone and iPad owners can now use Verizon Cloud to back up key information from their devices.

The cloud-based system debuted late last month for Verizon subscribers using specific Android devices. But as of yesterday, an app is now available for iOS users.

Owners of Samsung’s Galaxy S4 and HTC’s Droid DNA can also now access Verizon Cloud through its Android (more…)

Fund this: Keyprop adds a smartphone stand to your keychain

Uncategorized | Monday May 6 2013 1:20 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , ,

Fund this: Keyprop adds a smartphone stand to your keychain

If you carry a keychain, you'll always have a way to prop up your phone.

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In my ideal universe, all meals are pizza, all pizzas make you lose weight, and every smartphone comes with some kind of kickstand.

That’s because I like to read or watch videos while eating my magical weight-loss pizzas. Alas, very few phones can be propped up at comfortable viewing angles — not without (more…)

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