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New smartphone app asks YOU for help!

With Quiri, you can ask your smartphone anything – or it might ask you!

Personal voice assistants for your smartphone – like Siri for the iPhone and Speaktoit for Android phones – are great for answering questions. But they use tremendous amounts of bandwidth as they search through the Internet for answers. Now there’s a personal voice assistant app that uses crowdsourcing for its information. Instead of searching online, the new Quiri™ app asks other smartphone owners for answers. When you ask Quiri, for example, “When does City Hall close on Thursdays?”, Quiri will ask a smartphone user in that area, who will then respond with the answer. That means every once in a while, you’ll be asked by Quiri to provide some information that another smartphone user has asked for. It might be “What’s the population of (your town)?” Or “How many hours of daylight are there on October 19?” Or “Who was kicked off Dancing With The Stars on Tuesday?” Or even “How many nanometers are there in a cubic hectare?” Simply key in the answer, and Quiri will provide that information to the person who asked. Quiri will provide more up-to-date information than other personal voice assistants, because it asks people in real time – and one of them could be you!

Quiri for iPhone and Android, $9.95

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Tuesday, October 16th, 2012 Uncategorized No Comments

New app translates baby talk!

Now you can find out what those cute baby sounds really mean!

Ever wonder what your baby is trying to say with all that cute gurgling and babbling – or crying? Now you can find out, thanks to a new translator app for smartphones called BabyTalk™. Language scientists spent five years studying baby sounds, and by discovering which areas of a baby’s brain lit up during each sound, they could determine what the baby was trying to communicate. BabyTalk is easy to use – simply start it up and hold the smartphone near your baby when he or she is making noises of any kind. The app will analyze the sound and translate it into a message that is delivered by a synthesized voice. The message might be “I’m really, really hungry,” or “This is fun,” or “I think my diaper is full.” You’ll be surprised by what your baby is trying to say – especially if you thought crying or babbling meant nothing in particular. For now, BabyTalk only translates into English and Spanish, but more languages will become available. The developers are also working on a version that will let you speak into the smartphone and translate what you say into baby talk.

BabyTalk baby communication app, $5.99. Specify iOS or Android.

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Friday, August 10th, 2012 Uncategorized No Comments

Unique smartphone helps you work out!

The Curl looks like a normal smartphone – but it weighs an amazing 12 pounds!

You carry your smartphone everywhere you go, and use it often – making calls, updating your Facebook status, checking sports scores and weather predictions, playing games, listening to music and more. Wouldn’t it be great if you could get some exercise while you were doing all that? Now you can, thanks to an innovative smartphone called Curl™. The Curl is an advanced Android-based phone that features lightning-fast web browsing, remarkable picture quality and seamless gaming visuals thanks to the powerful quad-core processor. Its 10MP camera captures every detail (even in low light) with crisp, vivid photos. It even lets you take a photo while shooting HD video. But the Curl also helps you work out all day long – because even though it looks like a normal smartphone, it weighs twelve pounds! Every time you raise the Curl to your ear, you’re working out. Simply switch arms every so often, and by the end of the day, you’ll have lifted hundreds of pounds – a real workout without taking any extra time! Order your Curl today – and start getting in shape!

Curl Smartphone, $199.95

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Monday, May 14th, 2012 Uncategorized No Comments

How much does a day weigh? Ask this new app!

Now you can get answers to questions that have never been asked!

Thanks to a mathematical breakthrough, people are now able to get answers to questions that have never before been answered – or even asked! Like how long is 12%? How many hours until a gallon? These questions and more have eluded scientists and mathematicians for thousands of years. Now there’s a smartphone app that puts it all at your fingertips! The AskAway app utilizes new mathematical concepts to compare and calculate disparate subjects – so you can ask it anything and get an instant answer! Is a foot more colorful than a kilogram? Which is more valuable, 30 mph or the diameter of a circle? How many yards in a week? With the AskAway app, just ask away!

AskAway app for iPhone, Android or Simbian OS, $2.99

 

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Tuesday, April 26th, 2011 Uncategorized No Comments

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