Microsoft Windows Phone Bing Translator App Updated With Offline Support (video)

Microsoft has rolled out a new update for its Windows Phone Bing Translator application, which is available to download for free from the Windows Marketplace. Within the new update Microsoft have added support for offline use, which now enables users to download a language pack, for use when Internet connectivity might be a little unreliable.

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Amplifiear iPad Speaker

Nonlinear Studio has created a new non-powered speaker for the iPad and iPad 2, which has been designed to use old tried and tested low tech geometry to enhance the tablet audio.

The innovative Amplifiear clips onto the corner of the iPad where the internal speaker is situated and amplifies the audio back out to the listener. Watch the video after the jump to see it in action.


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Leaked Microsoft Office 15 Trailer Hints At Cloud And 365 Web Support (video)

A quick 30 second video has been published from part of the leaked roadmap for Microsoft’s upcoming Office 15 software package. Although short the new Office 15 video reveals glimpses of both 365 and SkyDrive integration, which are expected to be part of the new Office suite of tools.

The Microsoft Office 15 video, which you can view after the break has been published by Rafael Rivera of Within Windows, and shows how Microsoft sees users integrating with documents in its new suite, enabling users to access documents “wherever you go … so it’s easy to pick up where you left off.”

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New Mac Trojan Discovered, Spreading Through Microsoft Office Documents

After Apple successfully released a new update to remove and stop the Flashback malware on Mac systems last week, it now appears another one is affecting systems via Microsoft Office documents.

The new Mac malware which has been dubbed “SabPub” by Kaspersky and “Sabpab” by Sophos and Intego, and takes the form of a basic backdoor Trojan horse, which has been designed to steal information from infected Mac computers.


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Pebble E-Paper Watch Raises Over $3 Million In Kickstarter Pledges (video)

Last week we featured the Pebble E-Paper smartwatch concept which has been designed to provide a link to your iOS or Android smartphone from your wrist. Providing you with updates and messages as they arrive on your smartphone, and allowing you to connect to the phones GPS and systems.

The awesome watch concept is opening new avenues for developers and users, brining real-life functionality to your wrist, and just a few days after starting to raise pledges from the Kickstarter community. The Pebble Watch project has now passed the $3 million mark in pledges, and is still climbing with 32 days still to go.

Pebble Smartphone Watch

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LG Announces Smart TV 3D World Store

LG has today announced a new addition to its 3D Smart TV service that will enable viewers to access 3D content directly from their TVs, using a new 3D World Store service.

The new LG 3D Store called 3D World will provide viewers with a library of 3D entertainment including movies, sports, documentary, children’s programmes, and lifestyle series. That will be available to LG’s Cinema Smart TV users in 70 countries around the world.

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Giant Lego Star Wars Diorama Spins To Play Movies Theme (video)

Professional Lego builder Rene Hoffmeister has helped to design and build a massive revolving Lego diorama, that when spun plays the Star Wars theme. The massive Lego project was created to celebrate the launch of the 3D re-release of The Phantom Menace in Germany, and is covered with four large Star Wars settings including the Death Star, Tatooine, Hoth and Endor. Watch the video after the jump to see it in action.

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Braven Six Bluetooth Daisy Chain Speakers (video)

Braven the company formerly known as Spar has launched a new line of Bluetooth speakers in the form of the Braven Six. The new Braven Six series of 3 Watt stereo speakers are equipped with a subwoofer and 3.5-mm audio in and out jacks.

Together with a USB port which can be used to power your smartphone and recharge it using the Braven Six battery. That is equipped with enough juice to keep tunes pumping for up to 20 hours with the Brave 650.

Braven Six Speaker

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Mario Kart Exercise Bike Fitness Mod (video)

Fancy keeping fit whilst playing Mario Kart? If you do then you might be interested in this unique mod which uses an exercise bike and connects it directly to Mario Kart on a Super Nintendo gaming console (SNES).

The fitness mod has been developed by Canadian modder Brent Smith, who has used a Arduino board, together with a fewsensors/switches and some transistors, to convert the controls from the SNES controller on to the exercise bike, which can now be plugged straight into the SNES. Watch the video after the jump to see it in action.

Mario Cart Fitness Mod

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Foursquare Passes 20 Million Users

Foursquare the location-based social networking service for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices has today officially announced its passed 20 million users and processed 2 billion checkins.

Just coming up to a year ago, back in May 2011, Foursquare enjoyed around 9.3 million users and processed around 600 million checkins total, averaging 3 million per day from its 10 million users.


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Apple’s New iPad Launching In 21 New Countries From April 20th

Apple has announced today that their third generation iPad will arrive in 21 additional countries starting on Friday, April 20th 2012. First to receive the new iPad will be South Korea, Brunei, Croatia, Cyprus, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Malaysia, Panama, St Maarten, Uruguay and Venezuela on Friday 20th.

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