Japanese isn’t an easy language to learn and with the latest update to the iOS, Apple has tried to do just that. However, a Japanese iPhone user proves that Siri has needed a wee bit more time to study by pitching it against DoCoMo’s Syabette Concier.
For those of you who are unaware of Syabette Concier, it is what Siri is for Apple – DoCoMo’s developed personal assistant. So, let’s see how they get on when they face some Japanese phrases.
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Epic are known for their Unreal Engine and the cool graphics it produces and at this years’ Game Developer Conference, the company made gamers drool once again. Why, you ask? The reason is a demo called “Samartian”, which isn’t terribly new, but this year looks especially stunning because it runs on a next-generation Nvidia’s Kepler GPU. And the graphics are just phenomenal.
At last years’ GDC, Epic used three GTX 580s just to run the demo, but now they are utilizing the power of just a single next-gen Nvidia Kepler graphics card and the results are mind-blowing. Read more »
March 22 approaches quickly and Rovio are warming up for their biggest game launch since the original Angry Birds.
The company knows its fans are hungry for new Angry Birds action and they are giving us just what we want – a new gameplay teaser of the new Angry Birds Space. Read more »
Usually, new Apple product announcements generate lots of commotion and make a stir in the tech community. The new iPad unveiling is another case in point, but this time Samsung and Nvidia have something to say for themselves in response to Apple’s claims on the iPad event yesterday.
Samsung has felt the need to make a short comparison table, not close to our in-depth one, and put their Galaxy Note 10.1 and the new iPad face to face and see how they differ on some key (according to Samsung) points. Nvidia on the other hand, feel that the comparison between their Tegra 3 chip and the Apple’s A5X won’t win any awards for authenticity. Read more »
Apple just unveiled its latest slate and one of questions you are probably asking yourselves is, “How does it compare to its market rivals?”. That’s why we decided to create a table, comparing the iPad 3 to what are currently two of the hottest slates out there – the Asus Transformer Pad Infinity TF700T and the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1.
Now lets see if those brave Android tablet warriors will be able to take the smug smile off of the iPad 3′s Retina display. Read more »
At CES earlier in the year, Toshiba showcased three of their slates destined to hit the market later in the year. Among them was a 13.3-inch Android-running tablet concept, which was shrouded in mystery.
Well, it is still as mysterious as before, but now Pocket Lint have got some face to face time with the 13.3-inch slate concept and the headlines look great. Read more »
This probably sounds familiar to most of you. You are in the mood for some Angry Birds or Where’s My Water action on your smartphone, and later, you hit them up on a tablet or a laptop only to find out that the progress you’ve made earlier hasn’t synced up with your other devices. I know that feeling.
Fret no more, because there’s a service in the works called FTW, which will take care of all your game syncing across every modern gaming platform there is. Read more »
As strange as it might seem, U.S. Circuit Judge Richard Posner has ordered Google and Motorola to hand over development details of the Android operating system to Apple.
Not only that, but Motorola Mobility must also provide Apple information regarding its pending acquisition by Google. Read more »
iPad rumors keep flying in. This time, it is not about the soon-to-be-unveiled iPad 3, but for its alleged little brother, the iPad Mini. And the topic is brought back to life by no other, but Samsung themselves.
Yes, Apple’s bitterest enemy has spilled the beans about a 7-inch iPad Mini, which is planned to top the sales charts this Christmas. Read more »
Here’s what Android tablet manufacturers are starting to grasp: prices drive sales. The cheaper your product is, the bigger its chance to sell well. After Amazon and Barnes and Noble launched their $199 Android slates into the tablet space, ASUS demonstrated that they can pull off the same trick with the 7-inch, $249 quad-core Tegra 3 MeMO.
According to Google executives, quite impressed by ASUS’ achievement, there are ongoing talks with the company about building the first Nexus tablet. Read more »
The iPad 3 puzzle that irritates some as much as tickles the interests of others is starting to finally come to an end.
The folks over at M.I.C Gadget claim they’ve obtained some of the structural parts of the iPad 3. Namely, most of the exterior like the front glass panel, the aluminum back cover and cables for the dock connector and volume rocker. Read more »
Following the announcement of the Galaxy WiFi 4.2 at the Mobile World Congress, Samsung is now starting to roll out the a dual-core version of it, dubbed the Galaxy Player 70. And no, it’s not a 7-incher.
For now, the device is only available for Samsung’s domestic market in South Korea, with a wider release highly probable . Read more »
One of the trends to mark this year’s Mobile World Congress was definitely the rise of the Android quad-core powerhouses with massive HD displays. We took enormous amounts of teasing both from NVidia and Qualcomm showing us the theoretical and practical benefits of having four (or five, you know who you are) physical cores waiting to unleash their processing power under your fingertips.
The multi-core beasts I am talking about are the Huawei Ascend D quad, HTC One X and LG Optimus 4X HD. All of them were announced at the MWC, have four processing cores (or more), pack HD resolution displays and run Android 4.0 Ice Scream Sandwich. So, let’s bring them all together for a thorough comparison to see which will win the enthusiast Android users’ hearts. Read more »
Apple’s iPad 3 event is just around the corner, but something extraordinary has happened. Magician Simon Pierro has got his hands on an iPad 3 ahead of its announcement and reviews its magical features.
As rumored, chief among the features is the Retina display, which Simon discovers can do a lot more than you expect it to. Next comes Siri for iPad, which, well, I won’t spoil it for you, but it’s pretty magical what Siri can become in its iPad 3 version.
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Microsoft concluded its Windows 8 Consumer Preview demonstration at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and now it’s time to get to the essentials of what the Consumer Preview brings to the table.
While there are many new things surrounding it, like its flawless work on various SoCs, eight second boot-up time and more, we are going to concentrate on the new sides of the software. Let’s dig in.
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