Nuance Debuts FlexT9 for Android
Nuance Communications today announced FlexT9, a new input method for Android devices. FlexT9 bundles together four different modes of input, including Dragon Dictation, T9 Trace, T9 Write and XT9. With FlexT9, users can choose the input method that suits them best and switch between input methods quickly via Nuance's software. Dragon Dictation allows for voice dictation, T9 Trace makes use of continues tracing across a software QWERTY keyboard, T9 Write lets users draw letters with their finger tip, and XT9 is Nuance's standard predictive text entry mode. FlexT9 for Android costs $4.99, and requires either Android 2.1 or Android 2.2. It is available starting today.
Galaxy Note7 Borrows from S7 as Samsung Reworks Pen Features
Aug 2, 2016
Samsung today announced the Galaxy Note7, its premier smartphone for the year. The device is narrower than last year's model in order to make it easier to hold, and uses a sturdier aluminum frame with symmetric slabs of Gorilla Glass 5 on either side.
Sony's Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact Let You Scan 3D Objects
Aug 31, 2017
Sony today announced the XZ1 and XZ1 Compact smartphones, two metal-clad flagships that pair novel features with classic Sony looks. The phones share nearly all specs and capabilities, with the XZ1 Compact downgrading only a few components due to its smaller size.
Samsung Galaxy Note8 Adopts Infinity Display, Dual Camera
Aug 23, 2017
Samsung today announced the Galaxy Note8, its top-end flagship smartphone with a huge display and S Pen stylus. The Note8 eschews the blockier design language of previous generations for the svelte look of the Galaxy S8 and S8+.
Motorola Updates Affordable Lineup for 2018
Apr 19, 2018
Motorola today announced four new affordable Android phones coming to the U.S. market before mid-year.
Google Bakes Search Into Keyboard App for iPhones
May 12, 2016
Google today revealed GBoard, a keyboard application for iPhones that includes search capabilities. Google is pitching GBoard as a way to simplify how people use the iPhone by allowing users to perform searches without leaving the current app, such as text messaging.