Steve Jobs quote app rejected by Apple, report says

A new app has surfaced on the Web sharing Steve Jobs quotes. But it turns out Apple wasn’t impressed, according to a new report. Quoth Steve has cropped up on the Web as a mobile app users can run in the browser. The app provides daily Steve Jobs quotes that can be saved, shared via social networks, or synched to...

giveaway / March 17, 2014 / Software / 7 Comments

Adobe photography promotion lures new subscribers, says survey

Nearly half of Creative Cloud subscribers who responded to a survey by CNET and Jefferies said they joined the subscription program with a promotion for Lightroom and Photoshop. The Photoshop Photography Program costs $10 per month but subscribers must sign up by Dec. 31. (Credit: CNET and Jefferies survey) It looks like Adobe Systems’ Photoshop-Lightroom promotion attracted some new customers...

giveaway / December 10, 2013 / Software / 78 Comments

This woman says she’s Siri’s original voice

(Credit: Apple) Apple’s Siri might have finally found its voice. Susan Bennett, a voice actor from suburban Atlanta, told CNN in an interview published on Friday that she’s the voice behind Siri. To confirm her claim, CNN worked with an audio-forensics expert who claims with 100 percent certainty that the voice of Siri is, in fact, hers. The story behind...

giveaway / October 5, 2013 / Software / 73 Comments

Google Translate says ‘Hola!’ to Chrome

Google Translate lands in Chrome 28 beta for Android. (Credit: Google) Not only is Google Translate not dead, its powers of mildly accurate, often-amusing, and on-the-fly translations are in the process of being gifted to Chrome 28 Beta for Android. If you load a foreign language Web site in the beta, which landed in the Google Play Store on Thursday,...

giveaway / May 24, 2013 / Software / 58 Comments