Archive | Jan, 2011
Droid-Life recently acquired a list of the next cities Verizon is targeting for their 4G services (which Verizon later confirmed). By the end of the year, they plan to have at least 140 markets covered with LTE service, with the goal of having over 60% of the US covered by 2013.
Below is a list of the markets. (via Droid-Life)
Little Rock, Arkansas
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Lakeland-Winter Haven, Florida
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Google announced a new version of their Translate app last week for Android devices. The most notable change – real-time speech translation. The new conversation mode will enable users to quickly translate speech in a foreign language into their language. To reply, users can speak their response in their own language and the app will translate and play the message in the foreign language.
The app is currently only available to Android devices running 2.1 or higher. Check out some of [...]
Earlier this week Google announced the availability of their popular Android application “Places” for iOS devices. The app will allow users to quickly locate businesses within their current proximity. One notable feature, dubbed HotPot, enables users to “add friends to the mix and quickly rate all the places” they already know. Once they’ve added friends, they will also be able to view their friends feedback on businesses (in addition to the standard user / Web ratings).
The app is currently only [...]
Sprint sent out invitations to a media event last week. The event, which will be held in NYC, will be on February 7th. The invite states Sprint will be introducing another “industry first” and promises to show attendees that “the impossible is possible”.
Check out the invite below.