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Samsung’s new app translates emoji into simple phrases to help people with speech disorders

Samsung Italia, the Korean company’s Italy-based team, thinks emoji can help people with aphasia communicate. The neurological disorder affects the language part of people’s brains so they often have difficulty speaking, reading, and writing. It doesn’t affect cognition. That’s why Samsung made an app called Wemogee, which allows people with aphasia to communicate with others […]

Vote: what platform has the best and worst emoji?

A visualization of how differently one emoji is interpreted. / © GroupLens From Apple’s attempts at realism – seemingly a lazy hangover from its more skeuomorphic days – to Google’s hilariously oddball creations, the emoji we use vary widely in appearance, and thus interpretation, across different platforms. Google’s are almost certain to be taken more humorously, while […]

Download WhatsApp for BlackBerry

Download WhatsApp for BlackBerry – WhatsApp is a cross-platform smartphone messenger available for BlackBerry® and 4 other major handsets. WhatsApp Messenger utilizes your existing internet data plan to help you stay in touch with friends, colleagues and family. Downloading the application is free for users of BlackBerry. Also send messages, audio, photos, videos or whatever […]

How to opt-out of WhatsApp/Facebook data sharing

If you want to know exactly what’s happening with regards to the WhatsApp policy changes – and why – you can read our original story from yesterday.  You can also view the WhatsApp’s announcement and it’s new policy at the links. How to opt-out of WhatsApp data sharing Firstly, if you encounter the new terms and conditions the next time […]

WhatsApp races to internationalize Snapchat’s overlaid creative tools

Every member of the Facebook family of apps is pushing to bring copies of Snapchat’s best features to international audiences before Snapchat blows up abroad. There was the Facebook Camera Feed, Instagram Stories and Messenger Day — and now WhatsApp is cloning Snapchat’s creative tools. Now you’ll be able to add overlaid text with multiple colors and fonts, […]

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