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Real-time Translation for Android Translate App

Real-time Translation for Android Translate App

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 […]

Jan 14th, 2011Comments Off on Real-time Translation for Android Translate App
Samsung Galaxy S Sales Exceed 9 Million

Samsung Galaxy S Sales Exceed 9 Million

Earlier this month, Samsung announced that their Galaxy S Android phone line had exceed more than 9 million units globally.  In South Korea, they have sold more than 2 million units – making the Galaxy S more popular than the iPhone (only sold 1.8 million units).  Analysts are stating that the Galaxy S is the most popular Android line in the world today.

Dec 30th, 2010Comments Off on Samsung Galaxy S Sales Exceed 9 Million
No Froyo for Droid X Early Adopters

No Froyo for Droid X Early Adopters

Companies are recognizing that most users are impatient and are installing leaks and updates from sources other than OTA (e.g. recent EVO 4G Froyo update).  Motorola, has chosen operate differently, stating the following on their support site: (via Droid Life)

WARNING: Do NOT load the leaked 2.2 upgrade that has been floating around on the Internets. There is currently no upgrade path from that load to the official 2.2 load that will be released by early September. Unless […]

Sep 3rd, 2010Comments Off on No Froyo for Droid X Early Adopters
How to Manually Update the Droid Incredible to Froyo

How to Manually Update the Droid Incredible to Froyo

The Froyo update is hitting Incredible phones, but is being released in batches (similar to historical Verizon updates).  If you just can’t wait for the OTA and would like to manually update your Droid Incredible, follow the instructions below to manually update your device.

Download the file from HERE

Save the file to your SD Card (top-level, no folders) and rename as update.zip
Power off your phone
Hold volume down and turn on your phone to access the bootloader screen
Select recovery from the list
Press […]

Sep 3rd, 2010Comments Off on How to Manually Update the Droid Incredible to Froyo
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