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 […]
Today we’re excited to announce the release of the largest upgrade to our Instagram iOS camera since it was revamped just over one year ago. The camera has been the core part of the Instagram experience since the day we launched and as a result, we’ve made significant improvements to its look and speed. Camera […]
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 [...]
We knew mobile was going to be a huge focus for ThingLink, the Finnish startup that enables individuals and brands to easily enrich images with sound, video, links, text and whatnot, and share them with the world. Today, the company is formally launching ThingLink Mobile, a free consumer-oriented iOS app that popped up in the […]
Filters! is an Upgraded Camera for iOS Nearly all other photo apps today are not cameras but merely post-capture image processors, meaning you’re limited to using the iPhone camera app to make your photograph, and altering it later to varying degrees. Essentially most photo apps are not cameras. Filters! is a truly upgraded camera […]
The mobile app works a lot like the web version. Users can browse through the extensive list of projects, support and follow relevant projects, watch and upload videos, and receive updates from project creators. And creators have the option to receive updates about pledges and keep their supporters updated on any news or other relevant […]
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, […]
Peer pressure can sometimes be a good thing. That’s why apps and websites like MyFitnessPal, Fitbit and NikeFuel connect you with friends. You can also meet other users of your preferred fitness device and share stories, tips and goals. MyFitnessPal has long been one of the best apps for tracking your calorie intake. The […]
Facebook is releasing photo sync for iOS to the general Facebook community, after months of testing. The new feature, available for Android and the iPhone, automatically uploads photos taken on a smartphone to a private album on a user’s Facebook profile. Those photos can then be removed, kept private, or shared publicly. A total […]