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Sony VAIO E Series 14P announced with webcam gesture controls, new design

BMW adds extra sportiness to its i-series lineup, unveils i8 Concept Spyder

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We've swooned over BMW's i3 and i8 plug-in gasoline electric hybrids for some time now, so naturally our hearts raced today when the company announced its latest addition to the series, the i8 Concept Spyder. What you're looking at is essentially a sportier version of the i8 Coupe, with...
BMW adds extra sportiness to its i-series lineup, unveils i8 Concept Spyder

Arizona Teachers With Accents and Ethnic Study Banned

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Arizona Teachers With Accents and Ethnic Study Banned

DailyDirt: Talking Funny

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Some people don't think they have an accent when they talk, but even Mid-westerners have a few discernible pronunciations that can give them away. But beyond accents, there are also speaking quirks like slang and syntax and other weird sounds that people use when they communicate. Here are just a...
DailyDirt: Talking Funny

AT&T inducts Watson speech recognition for app development

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The mobile carrier's speech recognition software aims to be complex enough to learn different accents, speech patterns, dialects, speaker and platform variations, and background sounds. [Read more]...
AT&T inducts Watson speech recognition for app development

Sprint confirms HTC EVO 4G LTE in white, battle of exclusive phone colors rages on

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Not to be outdone by that red Galaxy S III over at AT&T, Sprint has confirmed that its inadvertent ad posting wasn't just a fluke: it's bringing out a white version of the EVO 4G LTE. Strictly speaking, it's more of a aluminum-with-white-accents trim, but we'll let that slide...
Sprint confirms HTC EVO 4G LTE in white, battle of exclusive phone colors rages on

Moog shows off one-of-a-kind Aluminum Voyager and 10th Anniversary Minimoog Voyager at NAMM (eyes-on)

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A couple of months back, Moog announced its limited edition 24-karat gold clad Minimoog Voyager to celebrate the 10th anniversary of said analog synth. But here at NAMM 2013, the outfit is showing of the latest bit of unannounced handiwork from its in-house machine shop. Feast your eyes on...
Moog shows off one-of-a-kind Aluminum Voyager and 10th Anniversary Minimoog Voyager at NAMM (eyes-on)
HTC is getting its money's worth out of patent and trademark agreement with Apple, new One comes with iPhone 5-like accents

Review: Acer's Predator is relatively toothless

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Acer got a few things right and a number of things wrong with the Predator (specifically, Predator model AG3620-UR12). On the "right" side of the ledger, it has one of Intel's better processors--a 3.4GHz Core i7-3770--and 32GB of DDR3/1600 memory. With those components, the asking price of $1299 is...
Review: Acer's Predator is relatively toothless

Google Voice Search for Android Supports 13 New Languages

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Google made its Voice Search for Android available in 13 new languages, bringing the total to 42 languages and accents in 46 countries, the company said on......
Google Voice Search for Android Supports 13 New Languages

Understanding Unfamiliar Accents May Save You

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Understanding Unfamiliar Accents May Save You

Buffied: Take a stab at Halloween with this free font

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Even if you've never seen the show that inspired Graham Meade of GemFonts to create this font,  Buffied is delightfully shiver-inducing, without knocking you over the head with blood, guts, or obvious Halloween imagery. It's possible the Buffied TrueType outlines font was originally penned by a vampire with a...
Buffied: Take a stab at Halloween with this free font

Leica unveils G-Star RAW edition of D-Lux 6 compact, co-branded with Dutch denim label (video)

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Leica's just taken its vintage branding strategy to a new level with the D-Lux 6 "G-Star RAW" compact model, styled by the Dutch denim maker of that name. Design touches include a textured leather body and gun-metal grey accents, along with an embossed leather case and strap, all firsts...
Leica unveils G-Star RAW edition of D-Lux 6 compact, co-branded with Dutch denim label (video)

Verizon HTC Incredible 4G gets press render, sheepishly grins for Mr. Blurrycam

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Promise not to laugh, folks, because this one appears a bit camera shy: meet the HTC Incredible 4G for Verizon Wireless. As you can see, the designers have kept the same industrial, funky and yet austere style as before, and like the original, the famous red accents are back...
Verizon HTC Incredible 4G gets press render, sheepishly grins for Mr. Blurrycam

Google Voice Search for Android supports 13 new languages

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Google made its Voice Search for Android available in 13 new languages, bringing the total to 42 languages and accents in 46 countries, the company said on Friday....
Google Voice Search for Android supports 13 new languages
Read It Later gets a makeover with a new name and redesigned apps
Wii Mini launches December 7th in Canada for $99.99

Arizona Teachers With Accents and Ethnic Study Banned

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Arizona Teachers With Accents and Ethnic Study Banned

Google Mobile Announces Search by Voice for Maps

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If you want to map a locale or score some directions but want to avoid driving into a pole, you can now use your pipes. Google Maps now recognizes Search by Voice on Windows Mobile and Symbian S60 phones. Google introduced Search by Voice in 2008 and has been rolling...
Google Mobile Announces Search by Voice for Maps

Apple’s Siri Gains Traction–For Some Things

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Siri, how popular are you? New research set to be released this week found that 87% of those who own Apple’s iPhone 4S use at least one feature of its Siri virtual assistant monthly. But most usage is across a relatively limited set of functions, according to consulting group Parks...
Apple’s Siri Gains Traction–For Some Things

Feature check: What to expect in Windows Phone Tango

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The inimitable WPCentral publication has done something quite interesting. Snagging a Windows Phone Tango build, meant for Telcel in Mexico, they put it through the paces to determine what we can expect when the update finally lands. Now, before we jump into the feature list, here’s why Tango matters: the...
Feature check: What to expect in Windows Phone Tango
HP Envy Spectre XT ultrabook leaks on US site, along with Envy 4 and Envy 6 Sleekbooks

Google's Voice Search on Android adds support for 13 additional languages

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Even though it's also on iOS now, Android is still the first love for Google's Voice Search and the company announced today it's adding support for an additional 13 languages on the platform, bringing the total to 42 languages and accents understood in 46 countries. The list includes Basque,...
Google's Voice Search on Android adds support for 13 additional languages

BBC toasts 90 years of innovation and posh accents, asks 'where next?'

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Many of the BBC's recent technological feats speak for themselves: iPlayer, 8K, HD, Britain's digital switchover, and yes, even Planet Earth itself. Go back further in time, however, and facts tend not to speak so loudly -- which is probably why Auntie Beeb commissioned the video after the break....
BBC toasts 90 years of innovation and posh accents, asks 'where next?'

Google Map Maker update accents neighborhoods, shows changes in Activity Stream

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Google wants you to think locally with its new Map Maker update featuring neighborhoods and an Activity Stream to track mapping changes. The site now launches into My Neighborhood mode, suggesting places you've rated or searched on Google Maps and allowing you to add and edit your own haunts....
Google Map Maker update accents neighborhoods, shows changes in Activity Stream

Lenovo introduces Erazer X700 gaming desktop: dual graphics support for $1,499 and up

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In addition to outing two new all-in-ones today, Lenovo is introducing the Erazer X700 gaming desktop. This $1,499-and-up setup is for big spenders, with dual graphics support -- up to two NVIDIA GeForce GTX660 chips or ATI CrossFireX, or up to dual AMD Radeon HD 8950 graphics -- and...
Lenovo introduces Erazer X700 gaming desktop: dual graphics support for $1,499 and up
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YouTube Launches Auto-Captions In Spanish

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Google’s YouTube is slowly but surely expanding its line-up of supported languages for its auto-caption feature. Starting today, videos in Spanish will feature these automatically generated closed captions based on Google’s voice recognition technology. Until now, this feature was only available for videos in English, Japanese and Korean. In total,...
YouTube Launches Auto-Captions In Spanish

Speak to the world with iTranslate

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iTranslate is an iOS app from Sonico GmbH. It’s now on its sixth major version update, and is enjoying a feature spot in the What’s Hot section of the App Store. iTranslate is a simple to use but powerful translation app that allows its users to type in source words...
Speak to the world with iTranslate

iON reveals Adventure and Air Pro 2 sports cameras, we go hands on

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You may remember iON stepping out onto the action camera market back in spring, when we went hands on with the OG Air Pro. Fast forward to CES, and it's back with a brace of new cameras to capture your every move. First up is the iON Adventure, a...
iON reveals Adventure and Air Pro 2 sports cameras, we go hands on
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