Posts Tagged ‘App’

Office for iPad is Finally Here

It has taken four years, but Microsoft has finally released a version of its well-known Office software for Apple’s iPad. Office for iPad is a set of productivity products that operate as three fully functioning standalone iPad applications as well as compliments to their desktop versions. Office for iPad is available in the App Store […]

App Turns Cell Phones From Driving Threats Into Driving Aids

Thousands of teens will be on the road next week for their return to school, many nervously sitting behind the wheel for the first time. With a smartphone in the pocket of almost every high school student, most parents are rightfully worried that these devices will become a threat to their teens’ already questionable driving. […]

New and Classic Children’s Books Come to Life on the iPad

As soon as the iPad hit the market last year, it became obvious that this device, with its hands-on interactive features and user-friendly layout, is an ideal teaching tool for children. Developers saw this opportunity and immediately began writing and designing children’s books specifically for the iPad. But with the vast number of books in […]

New York Times Tech Tips: Travel Edition

For the second installment in our series of tech tips – courtesy of The New York Times’ resident tech-guru, David Pogue – we’re highlighting technology that eases travel. Pogue suggests a few must-have apps and websites for travelers that take the stress out of getting there. Here are a few of his finds: Tripit.com is […]

Word Lens Put to the Test in Spain

Posted by | Filed under Personal Computing, Tips and Tricks | Jul 21, 2011 | Tags: , , , , | No Comments

Last month, we told you about Word Lens, an application that translates printed words in real time using your smartphone’s camera. With a trip to Spain coming up and a knowledge of the Spanish language that hasn’t progressed since 11th grade, this application was very appealing to me. So with slight apprehension, I made the $9.99 […]

Glimpse into Word Lens and See the Future of Travel

Now that summer’s here, it’s time to start planning your warm weather getaways. And if you intend to take advantage of the rising temperatures and lowering exchange rates by traveling abroad, you’ll want to check out Word Lens, an app from QuestVisual that uses the camera on your smartphone and Optical Character Recognition technology to […]

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