Wednesday, November 10th, 2010
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Voice recognition software applications have been around for years now and voice commands are a ubiquitous feature in mobile phones. However, these applications typically just recognise the human voice and not the emotions in the voice to completely comprehend what the words coming out of a person’s mouth “really” mean.
Researchers from Spain’s Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Polytechnic University of Madrid) are developing a software application that allows computers to accurately recognise human emotions based on automated voice analysis. (more…)
Wednesday, October 27th, 2010
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Back in August, Microsoft announced the shipping date and prices for Mac Office 2011 and as promised, they made it available yesterday.
The update to the Microsoft’s flagship product and most popular productivity suite includes a number of major additions, including the return of Visual Basic scripting, the replacement of Entourage with a Mac version of Outlook, and integration with Microsoft’s online collaboration tools.
Office 2011 for Mac is available to purchase from Apple, Amazon, or directly from Microsoft. If you’re happy with Word, Excel and Powerpoint, you can go for Home & Student version that has a retail price of £109.95 for three licenses, and if you want Outlook also, Home & Business version is available for £189.95.
Thursday, October 21st, 2010
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Back in April we were sad to bid farewell to the Floppy Disk as the optical disks killed the old magnetic diskettes. Well it seems that history is going to repeat itself with probably USB flash drives now killing optical disks. While CDs, DVDs and Blu-rays are here to stay for a while at least, it’s been ages since I last used an optical disk in my notebook. (more…)
Tuesday, September 21st, 2010
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VLC Media Player is one of the most popular video playback software applications for both Mac and Windows operating systems. This robust media player supports more video formats than probably any other player. (more…)
Thursday, September 16th, 2010
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With the Internet Explorer (rightly) losing its market share to far better browsers like Mozilla’s Firefox and Google Chrome, Microsoft has finally made an attempt to regain some user trust as the company released first beta version of the Internet Explorer 9. (more…)
Wednesday, August 18th, 2010
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Facebook users are growing like crazy and Facebook Chat is growing even more so (though the disappointing temperamental-ness of it causes some pain!). The convenience of it though and ease of use has paved the way for Facebook chat to be included into Windows Live Messenger. (more…)
Wednesday, August 18th, 2010
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I had been using Microsoft Outlook’s calendar and tasks feature to organise my to-do list, but then I started using Google’s Calendar too and that helped me manage my time better. Well now, Google’s Calendar Sync lets you synchronise your Google Calendar with Microsoft Outlook. The good news is that it now supports Outlook 2010 as well. (more…)
Friday, August 13th, 2010
We like things to be as small as possible, so what do you think to this credit card sized keyboard? Perfect for touchscreen users that want ‘real’ buttons to press, and not virtual ones.
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If I’m not mistaken, it looks quite similar to the Blackberry keypad?
Why don’t Apple just make their own version of the keyboard. Or better yet, make an equivalent of an iPhone but with a proper keyboard intergrated into it. Can you imagine that? A blackberry keyboard with iPhone features co-existing as one!
Thursday, August 5th, 2010
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Good news for all Facebookers, get rid of the text chat on Facebook and call your Facebook friends for free. Vonage, the VoIP giant has launched a new app for Android and iOS that integrates with Facebook and lets users make free calls to Facebook friends over 3G and Wi-Fi.
Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010
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Microsoft has announced a shipping date and prices for the much anticipated release of the Mac Office 2011 suite. This will include a full Outlook client for Mac OS which has been a missing component in the Office suite so far.
According to the Loop, Office for Mac 2011 will be available to purchase in late October and will be available in the following editions: