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Samsung Galaxy Tab

Watch out iPad! Google is coming, and it’s coming fast!

Samsung Galaxy Tab, that’s the name of the newest Android 2.2 tab powered device. It has a 7″ multi-touch WSVGA (1024×600) display, 1.06Ghz processor, 3.0MP camera with LED flash, GPS, Full HD Video Player, Video recorder (720×480) and Flash Player Support.


Apple Releases New Generation of iPod Shuffle, Nano and Touch

Apple just released the new generation of the iPod series, which includes iPod Shuffle, iPod Nano and iPod Touch. Varying from $49.00 to $399.00 the new iPods can already be bought from the Apple Store.

Check it out each product below in the Apple Store:

New iPod Shuffle

New iPod Nano

New iPod Touch

Lego felt tip 110: the Lego printer

Check out this printer. It is built of LEGO and uses a felt tip pen to print on standard paper. The owner of the brilliant LEGO printer designed, built and coded it all from scratch, including analog motor electronics, sensors and printer driver.

Apple developing a Flash alternative

Apple iPhone and iPad

Apple iPhone and iPad

The heated battle between Apple and Adobe Systems over Flash may get a bit more interesting, as reports of a Flash alternative being developed by Apple begin to surface.

The technology, called Gianduia, was introduced by Apple last summer at its World of WebObjects Developer Conference, according to an AppleInsider report. Gianduia is described as being “a client-side, standards-based framework for rich Internet apps.”

Apple has apparently been using Gianduia in several of its retail support applications, including services such as the One to One program, the iPhone reservation system, and the Concierge program for Genius Bar and Personal Shopping reservations.
The use of a standards-based technology makes sense for Apple, considering its position on Flash. Apple has made it very clear that it opted to support HTML5, JavaScript, and CSS instead of Flash.

“We know from painful experience that letting a third-party layer of software come between the platform and the developer ultimately results in substandard apps, and hinders the enhancement and progress of the platform,” said Jobs in his letter.
Adobe subsequently said it would abandon future development of the technology.


Microsoft launches Windows Phone 7 Series for mobiles

Microsoft has launched the latest version of its mobile phone operating system, called Windows Phone 7 series.

The software has a redesigned user interface and incorporates many Microsoft services such as Xbox LIVE games and the Zune music service.

According to research firm Canalys, Microsoft’s software currently has around 9% of the smartphone market.

That puts it fourth in the global market behind Symbian, Rim (makers of the Blackberry) and Apple’s iPhone OS.

Microsoft’s new operating system is built around a series of so-called ‘live tiles’, which pull in real time content from a users web sites and social networks.


Google working on speech translation for phones

Google already runs a successful online translator, Google Translate, but they’ve got far-loftier ideas than simply converting the written word. They want to translate languages spoken over the phone, according to their head of translation services.

Speaking to The Times, Franz Och, Google’s head of translation services, said:

“We think speech-to-speech translation should be possible and work reasonably well in a few years’ time.Clearly, for it to work smoothly, you need a combination of high-accuracy machine translation and high-accuracy voice recognition, and that’s what we’re working on.

If you look at the progress in machine translation and corresponding advances in voice recognition, there has been huge progress recently.”

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Meet The Apple iPad

The first look at the latest Apple’s release, the Apple iPad. It’s a device between a smartphone and a laptop. And it should be better at tasks like browsing, email, photos, e-books, and videos than these other two, according to Steve Jobs.


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