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…)

Galaxy S5 fans, here is why the S3 was more important (video)

Uncategorized | Saturday February 8 2014 7:27 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , ,

Galaxy S5 fans, here is why the S3 was more important (video)

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With invites for Samsung’s ‘Unpacked’ event sent out, we’re likely only a few weeks away from getting our first official look at Samsung’s (more…)

Lenovo-Motorola deal puts more pressure on Apple — analyst

Uncategorized | Thursday January 30 2014 2:07 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , ,

Lenovo-Motorola deal puts more pressure on Apple -- analyst

Apple 's iPhone 5S

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Lenovo’s decision to buy Motorola’s handset division will shake up other smartphone vendors. And Apple could be among those shaken the hardest, says JP Morgan analyst Mark Moskowitz.

Announced Wednesday, the $2.91 billion agreement will see Motorola’s mobile phone business and associated patents switch parent from Google to Lenovo. The deal will boost Lenovo’s (more…)

iPhone cases that do more than protect your iPhone

Uncategorized | Sunday December 15 2013 4:45 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , ,

iPhone cases that do more than protect your iPhone

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If you’re going to diminish the beauty of your iPhone by covering it with a case, it seems like that case should do more than merely protect the phone from the perils of gravity. Surely case makers can outfit their wrappers with useful amenities like can openers, welding torches, and java dispensers. (iKeurig, anyone?)

Okay, maybe those examples are a little extreme, but there are some iPhone (more…)

Apple to recruit more suppliers to make iPhones, iPads — WSJ

Uncategorized | Wednesday October 30 2013 4:33 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , ,

Apple to recruit more suppliers to make iPhones, iPads -- WSJ

Apple 's iPhone 5S and 5C lineup.

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Apple may be enlisting a couple more suppliers to help meet demand for its mobile products.

Later this year, the iPhone maker will tap into the resources of Taiwan-based Wistron to build 5C handsets, the Wall Street Journal said on Wednesday, citing “people familiar with the supply chain.” Next year, Apple will employ Compal Communications, also based (more…)

How to add more storage to an iOS device

Uncategorized | Friday October 18 2013 6:16 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , ,

How to add more storage to an iOS device

The RAVPower FileHub is an inexpensive wireless card reader that lets you access a lot more storage with your iDevice.

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Apple ‘s iDevices famously — make that infamously — rely on fixed storage. If you need more space, well, too bad.

Granted, you can try a utility like PhoneClean, which can reclaim some space, but that gets you only so far. For any kind of significant storage boost, (more…)

iPhone 5S, 5C to land in dozens more countries on October 25

Uncategorized | Saturday October 5 2013 8:04 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , ,

iPhone 5S, 5C to land in dozens more countries on October 25

The iPhone 5S and 5C are wending their way around the world.

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The iPhone 5S and 5C will arrive in more than 30 additional countries on Friday, October, 25, Apple announced on Tuesday.

The regions scheduled to receive the phones include: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, French West Indies, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, (more…)

iPhone 5S activations more than triple those of 5C, says report

Uncategorized | Wednesday September 18 2013 9:15 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , ,

iPhone 5S activations more than triple those of 5C, says report

Hundreds of people await the iPhone 5S and 5C launch at Apple 's Fifth Avenue store in Manhattan.

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The iPhone 5S is more than three times as popular as the 5C, at least according to data published Monday by Localytics.

Following their launch on Friday, the two new iPhones combined now account for 1.36 percent of all activated iPhones in the U.S., according to Localytics. The (more…)

Apple to suppliers: More gold iPhones — WSJ

Uncategorized | Saturday September 14 2013 11:59 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , ,

Apple to suppliers: More gold iPhones -- WSJ

Where are you, gold iPhone ?

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Thwarted in your search for the golden iPhone ? Don’t give up the quest just yet.

Sales of the iPhone 5S and 5C launched today just after midnight, while preorders of the 5S had kicked off earlier in the week in China and Hong Kong. And already, the gold-trimmed version is proving the most popular flavor, making it tougher to find.

To help meet consumer (more…)

How to make your iPhone 5 more like an iPhone 5S

Uncategorized | Thursday September 12 2013 9:25 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , ,

How to make your iPhone 5 more like an iPhone 5S

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Even those of us disappointed with the iPhone 5S can’t help but feel those familiar stirrings of it’s-a-new-iPhone -I-want-it desire. Credit Apple ‘s shrewd marketing department for putting a fresh coat of paint on what is basically just last year’s iPhone .

Related storiesApple launches iPhone 5S, $99 iPhone 5CApple takes wraps off iPhone 5S (pics)Apple iPhone 5S camera promises bigger pixels, slow-mo, better (more…)

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