Amazon drops the price of Kindle DX down from $379 to $259, the discount is up to 32%. Kindle DX is a reading device released by Amazon on 2009 summer. It uses 9.7″ Eink screen. Although the 9.7″ screen reduces the portability, but it gives user a better reading experience on a larger screen.
According to Asymco analysis, smartphone market has finally exceeded 30% of total mobile shipment. Yes, there are still many people using non smartphones, especially in the 3rd world countries. Non smartphones still take 69% of the total mobile phone market.
Out of the 30% of the smartphones market, below the weightage of operating system used.
Whatsapp does not allow users to install on their iPod Touch or iPad since version 2.5.3. It is petty annoying, but there is still method to get through it. Here is the method to do, it doesn’t require to have a jailbroken device to do so.
There are several minor user interface design changes on iOS 5, but only designer will notice about these.
It made its public debut on Thursday, when SingTel Singapore chief executive Allen Lew gave it an instruction in a decidedly local accent as he launched the iPhone 4S in the city-state.
“We have a voice application capability in DeF!ND that is unique because it understands the local language… which the voice recognition engine within an international device like Apple doesn’t quite have,” Lew said after the launch.
At first when I heard this piece of news about Singtel’s releases a Siri replacement called Def!nd. First thought, this must be a joke. But think again, this sounds reasonable because I bet like most Singaporean and Malaysian, iOS Siri can’t understand our Asian accent, specifically our “Singlish”. Even the long exist iOS Voice Control function, I barely use it, because it fails badly to pick up my Chinese accent.
At the moment, Def!nd is free on Android and will arrive to Apple’s app store soon. But I think it would be great if the app called “Simi Daiji” (“What the heck” in Hokkien).