Nokia Predicts Camera Phones Will Overtake Digital Cameras
Jan 22, 2002, 1:42 PM by (staff)
Nokia today predicted that sales of mobile phones equipped with a camera will outpace those of digital cameras in a few years as multimedia messaging services take off. The claim was made by Nokia's head of mobile phones Matti Alahuhta in a speech at the Comdex fair in Sweeden today. Key to this trend will be multimedia messaging (MMS), a technology that makes sending messages with photos and music as easy as sending text messages. Nokia will start selling its first MMS camera phone, the 7650, in Europe later this year. Rival Ercisson has been selling the MMS-capable T68 for some time.
Google Photos Gets a Boost from AI
Oct 13, 2016
Google today is rolling out an update to Google Photos that introduces some new AI-assisted tools. First, Photos will reach deep into users' libraries to pair old photos of people with the newest photos of those same people so you can reconnect with those older memories.
YouTube Reimagines Its Premium Video and Music Services
May 17, 2018
YouTube today announced YouTube Premium and YouTube Music, services that replace YouTube Red and YT Music, respectively. Moving forward, YouTube Premium will be the video site's top-tier service, offering originals, ad-free play, background play, and downloads across YouTube.
Google's Speech-to-Text App Gains New Powers
May 24, 2016
Google recently updated its Text-to-Speech app for Android devices and gave the tool a handful of new features. The app adds support for Bengali, Danish, English, Finnish, Hungarian, Norwegian, and Mandarin.
Apple Reveals iOS 10 Features
Jun 13, 2016
Apple today showed off iOS 10, what it calls the biggest release of iOS ever for both end users and developers. To start, the platform changes up the lock screen, making it easier to access the camera, notifications, Control Center, and widgets.
Google to Merge Google Play Music and YouTube Red
Jul 27, 2017
Google plans to shake up its music offering and ad-free video service, according to statements made by Lyor Cohen, the head of Google Play Music. As it stands today, Google Play Music is available to a single person for $10 per month and families for $15 per month.