With the tremendous growth of mobile market, need for multi-platform app development has grown too. In order to thrive in the market, it has become a must for brands and businesses to have apps on every major mobile OS. Native app development for all platforms would be expensive. Fortunately, businesses have the options of multi-platform […]
The world has gone mobile and smartphones are providing consumers an unprecedented level of easy access to search and do price comparisons on their purchasing decisions which is forcing retailers to really step up their game. There is an interesting article titled “Revealing the Smartphone’s role in the path to purchase” written by Kati Evans. […]
The threat in the pocket (via The Economist) GIVEN all the talk about mobile malware—Trojans, viruses, keyloggers, phishing expeditions and other scams infecting the phones in people’s pockets—users might be forgiven for thinking cybercrooks are cleaning up at their expense. Truth is, surprisingly…
Facebook’s latest acquisition could help it connect users across language barriers. It has just announced that it’s acquired the team and technology of Pittsburgh’s Mobile Technologies , a speech recognition and machine translation startup that developed the app Jibbigo . From voice search to translated News Feed posts, Facebook could to a lot with this technology.
Facebook tells me “We’ll continue to support the [Jibbigo] app for the time being.” Jibbigo launched in 2009, and allows you to select from over 25 languages, record a voice snippet in that language or type in some text, and then get a translation displayed on screen and read aloud to you in a language of your choosing.
This made Jibbigo’s iOS and Android apps useful companions for travelers and international health care workers. Why fumble with a phrase book when you could just bring an app with you? Through purchasable offline translator packs, Jibbigo made [...]
Pinning on the go has just got better! Today, Pinterest is rolling out improvements to its Android, iPhone and iPad apps which include notifications, mentioning friends and the ability to search more easily. You can get the latest version directly from the iTunes or Google Play stores. Receive Push Notifications Pinterest notifications, recently added to […]
You really have to hand it to Mark Zuckerberg, I mean right! Home is perhaps a brilliant stroke. Essentially what it does is turn phones into Facebook phones. This is a nice interview Wired conducted with him. From the interview…Mark. I believe the question asked here was, Why not just build a phone? I’ve always […]
Additional information to the post, Manage Your Small Business With Evernote – What’s Not To Love. This post via 31 Ninja Tricks for Making Evernote More Awesome, shares some cool ninja tricks for Evernote. Part of what makes Evernote so mind-bendingly awesome is its versatility. It doesn’t matter if you’re a student, a nuclear physicist, […]
Yandex, the Google of Russia, has built a voice-activated visual search engine for Facebook. Codenamed “Wonder,” the mobile app lets people ask what businesses friends have visited and what content they’ve consumed, sources confirm. The question is if Facebook will permit the app. Its policy prohibits use of its data in search engines without permission, […]