Amazon reportedly wants Alexa to be a real-time, universal translator

Alexa already can translate words and short phrases from and into a variety of languages, but Yahoo’s sources say that Amazon is pushing for a true multilingual assistant that can perform more… Read more here: Amazon reportedly wants Alexa to be a real-time, universal...

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Moleskine’s latest smart pen saves your writing to download later

This could actually be handy for writing in busy situations — trains, outdoors, in low-light — where pulling out your device to sync up is cumbersome. Unlike the pen that comes with the Smart… See the article here: Moleskine’s latest smart pen saves your writing to download...

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Pentax’s full-frame K-1 Mark II has a ridiculous ISO range

That crazy ISO number is native, so it uses the electronic gain, rather than software to attain that sensitivity (unlike with extended ISOs). Pentax didn’t supply any samples in the upper ranges,… Read the rest here: Pentax’s full-frame K-1 Mark II has a ridiculous ISO...

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Not even IBM is sure where its quantum computer experiments will lead

Quantum computing — with its ability to calculate and solve algorithms in parallel, at speeds far faster than conventional computers — promises to revolutionize fields from chemistry and… Read the original here: Not even IBM is sure where its quantum computer experiments will...

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Shadow virtualizes a high-end gaming PC on your desktop clunker

The Shadow system has already found widespread adoption throughout France and most recently made its US debut at CES last month. The idea is relatively simple: instead of having to buy, maintain… See the rest here: Shadow virtualizes a high-end gaming PC on your desktop...

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