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Word Lens translates text using iPhone camera

By on December 17th, 2010
Word Lens translates text using iPhone camera

No more struggling to read that foreign menu when you’re on holiday, as QuestVisual have released an iPhone app that can translate it into English right in front of your very eyes. The app, dubbed Word Lens, hit the iTunes Store last night, and is already proving to be a big hitter. As if by […]

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Windows Phone 8 to use Kinect?

By on April 15th, 2012
Windows Phone 8 to use Kinect?

Given how the rumour mill has recently been dominated by dubious leaked images of the Samsung Galaxy S3 and anything relating to Apple products, it’s about time that Microsoft had a rumour of their own. Well they do now courtesy of Tom’s Guide, where it’s been suggested that Windows Phone 8 “Apollo” will somehow integrate the […]

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Windows Phone 7: Can it compete?

By on September 20th, 2010
Windows Phone 7: Can it compete?

With Windows Phone 7 officially launching on October 11th and with Microsoft‘s head expanding by the second, we thought we’d take a look at whether the new operating system can really compete in the smartphone market. Well, it seems Microsoft are certainly sure of Windows Phone 7’s upcoming success. Their latest Lawrence of Arabia themed […]

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Windows Phone 7 will sync with Macs

By on October 13th, 2010
Windows Phone 7 will sync with Macs

I had to double take when I read this story, as it seems Microsoft may have done the unthinkable. The company have confirmed that a Windows Phone 7 syncing tool will be available on Apple Mac computers later this year – woah. Microsoft released a statement last night, stating that: “Later in 2010 Microsoft will […]

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Windows Phone 7 to overtake iPhone by 2015, claims Gartner

By on April 8th, 2011
Windows Phone 7 to overtake iPhone by 2015, claims Gartner

Windows Phone 7 will overtake iOS to become the world’s second largest smartphone OS by 2015, the latest report from Gartner suggests. The research firm’s bold forecast follows the recently-formed alliance between Nokia and Microsoft, reportedly worth $5 billion. Gartner states: “Nokia will push Windows Phone well into the mid-tier of its portfolio by the end […]

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Windows Phone 7 in its final stages

By on September 6th, 2010
Windows Phone 7 in its final stages

Microsoft have announced that its Windows Phone 7 software is in its final stages, having been sent to manufacturers. Terry Myerson, Microsoft’s corporate vice president of Windows Phone Engineering, claimed that Windows Phone 7 is the  “most thoroughly tested mobile platform Microsoft has ever released“, which shows they are trying to step up their game […]

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Windows Phone 7 getting copy/paste in early 2011

By on October 13th, 2010
Windows Phone 7 getting copy/paste in early 2011

Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 may have only launched yesterday, but it has now been revealed that the OS is set to get a major update in early 2011, bringing with it the all important function of copy and paste. CNet spoke to some of the platform’s development team, who confirmed an update would land early […]

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White iPhone 5 image leaks, edge-to-edge display onboard

By on March 11th, 2011
White iPhone 5 image leaks, edge-to-edge display onboard

A series of leaked images of the iPhone 5 suggests that the earlier rumours may have been true, showing the next-gen smartphone with an edge-to-edge screen. Apple spies at iDealsChina have managed to get their hands on “mould engineering drawings” of the White iPhone 5, showing an iPhone 4-like handset with a 4(ish) inch, edge-to-edge […]

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