Voice recognition technology is good enough for almost all your dictation and PC control needs, although Nuance's desktop software still has the odd rough edge.
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The latest beta release of the Chrome browser for Linux, Mac and Windows introduces support for voice commands, as well as improved support for responsive design for web developers.
The PC maker asserted that its new all flash storage options cost less than comparable hard disk drive alternatives on the market.
You've got questions about the Windows 8 upgrade. Can you burn the upgrade files to DVD or a USB flash drive? Is it possible to go from a 32-bit Windows PC to 64-bit? Who qualifies for cheap upgrades? I've got the answers you're looking for.
The company has demonstrated a translation technique in which an English speaker's words get played back seconds later in Mandarin, as if they were speaking that language themselves. It aims to 'completely break down language barriers' within a few years.
Spike in demand for mobile and flash memory chips helps South Korean chipmaker limit the impact of a slumping PC market to book an operating loss of US$13.6 million.
Chinese PC maker launches first smart TV equipped with Android 4.0 and voice control features ahead of Apple, which is reportedly also working on similar project.
Adobe has urged PC, Mac, Linux and Android users to download a critical update for Flash Player, in order to mitigate an attack that has already been reported in the wild.According to Adobe, various vulnerabilities in Flash Player "could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system".
Adobe launched its Flash Player 10.2 with hardware accelerated video. The gist is that Adobe says it can now deliver video more efficiently with less strain on your PC.
The web giant has purchased a Cambridge-based firm specialising in speech synthesis, with a view to creating enhanced, naturalistic computer speech
Currys and PC World have effectively pulled Toshiba's Folio 100 tablet just days after putting it on sale, according to reports.In a discussion that cited problems with the Android device's Flash playback and other issues, Modaco forum members wrote on Sunday that Dixons Group staff had been told to keep the tablets on display, but increase the price to £999 in a bid to discourage purchases, so as to avoid the high return rate the retail chain has been experiencing with Toshiba's £329 tablets.
It's been leaked many-a-time, but it's finally the day HP makes it official: the long-rumored Slate tablet PC is here, running Windows 7 and geared toward the corporate market.The Slate 500 is powered by an Intel Atom Z540 processor and comes with 2GB of RAM and 64GB of flash-based storage.
The difficulty of typing on smartphone touchscreens is driving a resurgence of interest in voice recognition but desktop dictation and control has never really taken off, even though a reasonable version has been built into Windows for several years. Nuance hopes Dragon NaturallySpeaking Version 11 will get us talking to our PCs rather than shouting at them, with a 15% improvement in accuracy and voice shortcuts to make it less tedious to control your PC by talking to it.
Nuance's Dragon speech recognition tools are well known on PC, but in the mobile world the company's probably best known for its work on extended T9. That's going to change with the arrival in the UK App Store of iPhone and iPad versions of its voice-powered Search and Dictation apps.
It's 2010. Mobile access to the web, either on a portable PC or on a handset is a reality thanks to WiFi and 3G. But we only have access to certain parts of the web, thanks to the widespread adoption of Adobe Flash.
One aspect of the HTC Droid Incredible that people seem to be quite interested in is the official Mobile Broadband Connect utility found on the device. You will need a cable to connect your HTC Incredible to your PC and now we see the available pricing options for this new Android device. The two options are $10 or $25 per month for 5GB of data and depend on the voice and email plan you have setup with your device.
Security Essential 2010 is a rogue anti-spyware program from the family of Internet Security 2010. This malware is installed in PC by Trojans which pretend to be Flash update claiming to be an essential software to view video online.
Automated speech-to-speech language translation should be possible in a few years' time, according to Google translation chief Franz Och.In an interview with The Sunday Times, Och said the company was examining the possible fusion of two types of technology it already has, namely Google Translate's text-to-text translation and the voice recognition system it has built into Android 2.
Lockheed Martin and IronKey on Wednesday announced an ultra-secure USB flash drive with custom software that allows you to take entire computer with you for secure use on any public computer.
The Adobe Flash Player 6 that ships by default in Windows XP is vulnerable to multiple code execution vulnerabilities that could lead to PC takeover attacks.
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