Google Translate offline translation

Google Translate Gets Updated, Adds Offline Translation Support

Looks like Samsung’s S Translate app (debuted on the Galaxy S4) ruffled some feathers in Mountain View. Google has just pushed out an update for its Translate app, enabling support for offline text translate. It can now also read and translate text in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean with the help of your camera, ala Windows […]


[Updated x2] Windows Phone Scores Half A Dozen Games, Including Gravity Guy 2 As An Exclusive

Six Eight games are debuting on Windows Phone today, and two of them are exclusive to Windows Phone. Two One more are is coming in a while, so it’s one of those big weeks for the Windows Phone platform as far as app launches go. The exclusive titles are Gravity Guy 2 and Fling Theory. I’ve been playing […]

HTC One M7

HTC One Availability Timeframe Annouced, Should Be Available In Most Places By April-end

HTC has finally spoken up about the availability of its spanking new flagship, the One. Announced back in February, the device is still not available in most of the markets, but HTC has today announced that it will be available in the UK, Germany and its homeland, Taiwan, in the next week. The company says […]

lg smartwatch

LG, Samsung, Google Rumoured To Be Readying To Compete With Apple’s Rumoured iWatch

This race is gaining runners by the day – First, it was Samsung which got itself pitted against the non-existent, rumoured Apple’s iWatch. Wearable computing seems to be the next big thing, if these rumours are anything to go by. Although Samsung is credited with making a smartwatch as early as 1999, and again in […]

Pandora for Windows Phone

Pandora Launches Its Windows Phone App, Windows Phone 8 And Minimum 512 RAM Required

Pandora had been one of those apps missing on the Windows Phone platform, until now. The music streaming service has finally released a Windows Phone version, albeit it’s region restricted. As a special gift to Windows Phone users, you get an ad-free experience for the rest of 2013. That’s still 9+ months to go. The […]

Nokia Lumia 720 launched in India

Nokia Lumia 720 And Lumia 520 Launched In India, Arriving Mid And Early April Respectively

Nokia India today launched the Lumia 720 and the Lumia 520 in India, completing its Windows Phone portfolio in one of its most important markets. The Lumia 720 and Lumia 520 run Windows Phone 8, and were announced earlier this year at the Mobile World Congress. The Lumia 720 comes with a 4.3″ WVGA resolution […]

HTC not tier-one

Executive Claims HTC One’s Delayed Because They’re No Longer A Tier-One Company

A slump in sales last year has impacted HTC badly, and although they finally seem to have a competitive device and situations this time around, they don’t seem to catch a break, it seems. In an interview with WSJ, one company executive is claiming that the company is having a difficult time controlling its suppliers, […]

Google Babble

Google To Unify Its Chat Services Under The ‘Babble’ Moniker At I/O 2013

Google Talk in Gmail. Hangouts. Google+ Messenger. Google Voice. Google Talk in Google+. Tiring, right? Annoying. There are so many Google messaging apps at this moment, and none of them are anything close to good. Google Talk works, so do others, but each one of them misses certain features. For example, you can’t send attachments […]

Gaana for Windows Phone

Gaana Brings Its App To Windows Phone, Bollywood Music Streaming Is A Go

Some new stuff for Indian Windows Phone users – Gaana has finally brought its music streaming service to Windows Phone. Already existing on 4 platforms, the Windows Phone version also supports creation and syncing of Playlists. The app is not a port of Android or iOS apps, thankfully, and is Metro enough to not feel […]

Skype for Windows Phone

Skype For Windows Phone 8 Updated – Improve HD Calls, People Hub Re-integration

Microsoft has pushed out an update for Skype for Windows Phone 8, bringing video call quality improvements and People Hub integration, although the changelog in the Windows Phone Store listing doesn’t say anything about the latter. (I’ll be able to share screenshots only in the evening when I’m home.). The app now also supports video […]