Monthly Archives: May 2011

Google Voice Search learns Latin American Spanish, Indonesian, and Malaysian

Google Voice Search has just introduced localizations for Latin America, Indonesia and Malaysia, enabling native language search for hundreds of millions of users. Google’s official blog post offers some interesting insights into the process of collecting and analyzing the speech … Continue reading

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EmSeeQ Emergency Locator Helps Recover Wandering and Lost Loved Ones Before it?s Too Late

Amber Alerts notify us when a child has been lost or taken and is in danger.

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Google bids $900 million for Nortel’s patents to protect against litigation trolls

Nortel, once one of the biggest telecoms company in the world but now in the death throes of bankruptcy, has selected Google’s $900 million bid for its patent portfolio as the stalking horse bid. This doesn’t mean that Google will … Continue reading

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No Way?! Photos of People Are More Memorable Than Landscapes [Blip]

News just in from the MIT neuroscientist boffins—photos of people are easier to remember than photos of landscapes. And while their report doesn’t say it, photos of beautiful women are the most memorable of all. [PhysOrg via Photoxels via PetaPixel] … Continue reading

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How to Make Yourself Smarter in 20 Days [Science]

Supercharge your brain by spending 20 minutes each day for the next 20 days in mental training. You’ll reap the benefits for the next three months says a recent scientific study. More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/eOhJgZ02GMI/how-to-make-yourself-smarter-in-20-days Charro The Trouble With Girls Change … Continue reading

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Tokyo Flash Tries Its Hand at Acetate For the Kisai RPM Watch [Watches]

Legendary Japanese watch-maker Tokyo Flash has made its first-ever watch out of acetate; the Kisai RPM Acetate. Available in white, blue and eight other limited edition colors, they’re meant to resemble mini-turntables on your wrist. $160 each. [Tokyo Flash] More » … Continue reading

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Best Stylus Pens For Your iPad 2

Finding the right stylus pen for your iPad, or any capacitive touch panel device for that matter, can be a bit of a chore with so many options available. Hopefully we can help narrow down your search with this article … Continue reading

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OmmWriter Brings Tranquil Text-Editing to iPad

When OmmWriter appeared on the Mac, I wondered what the fuss was about. OmmWriter is one of those “distraction-free” writing apps which block out everything except the text you’re working on. OmmWriter went one step further than the usual full-screen … Continue reading

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Google’s Blogger platform adds five new HTML5 Dynamic Views

Google, as part of its ongoing and much-needed overhaul of its popular Blogger platform, has just enabled five dynamic, HTML5ish, AJAXy ‘Dynamic Views’. There’s a video introducing the new layouts after the break. The five new views provide fresh and … Continue reading

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Official: iOS 5, OS X Lion, and iCloud To Be Announced Next Week At WWDC

There goes all the fun rumors and wild speculation. Apple just released a press release detailing what’s coming next week at the company’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference. I’ll let that sink in for a moment. Apple pre-announced something — iOS … Continue reading

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