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  New Text-to-Speech API for Chrome extensions


Interested in making your Chrome Extension (or packaged app) talk using synthesized speech? Chrome now includes a Text-to-Speech (TTS) API that’s simple to use, powerful, and flexible for users.Let’s start with the "simple to use" part. A few clever apps and extensions figured out how to talk before this API was available – typically by sending text to a remote server that returns an MP3 file that can be played using HTML5 audio. With the new API, you just need to add "tts" to your pe...

   TTS,Google,Speech,Text,Text to Speech     2011-10-21 08:46:41


  The new TV rating standard: Nielsen + Twitter


Recently, the market research company Nielsen and Twitter made an agreement to propose an new TV rating standard based on Twitter chats in the U.S television market in the fall of 2013, The new standard is called "Nielsen Twitter TV Rating", it will be the complement of Nielsen's traditional rating standard.Steve Hasker, president of Nielsen Global media advertising says "'Nielsen Twitter TV Rating" is a milestone in the entire television industry, Now not only television producers but also adve...

   Nelson, Twitter, TV rating     2012-12-18 12:56:18


  WeChat 5.0 is coming soon


WeChat 5.01 now is available on App Store, but on Android, you still need to wait for some more time. If you want to experiment with new features of WeChat 5.0 now and you are using Android, you can request a beta version of WeChat 5.0 through here .Let's check out the new features first. WeChat 5.0 adopts the popular flat design, it focus on game platform. Main features are: You can play games with friends in game center Add bank account to pay with WeChat New bookmark function, you can bookm...

   WeChat 5.0,New fetuares     2013-08-04 22:42:45


  Nokia : Nokia map is better than Apple map


Recently, the new release of Apple map is criticized by many users because of its search results accuracy. By this time, Nokia which has its map service Ovi Maps has a comparison of three maps in its Conversations blog. These three maps are the one on the Lumia 920, the Google Map on Samsung Galaxy S3, the map on Apple iPhone 5, It wants to show that Nokia is the best among them. Let's take a look:1. Offline modeOn Lumia 920 Map, the map of the entire country is downloaded, you can position, sea...

   Lumia 920,Galaxy s3,iPhone 5,Map     2012-09-22 00:09:24


  Will camera be Android's next target after smartphone and tablet?


In Samsung's Mobile Unpack conference, Samsung announced one Android smart camera which supports 3G, 4G and Wi-Fi. This smart camera called Galxy Camera is equipped with the latest Android 4.1 system, 21 times zoom, 23mm ultra-wide-angle lens and 16 megapixel back-illuminated CMOS sensor, along with the OIS image stabilization technology. You can install various Android applications on this smart camera and edit photos and then share, it also comes with voice control function and cloud storage ...

   ILDC,Smart camera,Samsung,Android     2012-08-30 19:52:02


  Only 4G can resolve the conflicts between China Telecom Carriers and WeChat ?


Why WeChat has made the three big Chinese telecom companies uncomfortable? Let's analyze from both technical and commercial levels. From a technical point of view, Mr. Huang, Dean of China Mobile Research Institute, described the impact of "always online service" applications like WeChat. Instead of using technical terms, we will explain in simple vivid phrases. First, mobile QQ, or WeChat, will have their own "request frequency". These requests are sent to the carrier network, to check the re...

   4G,WeChat,Telecom,China     2013-03-25 08:28:59


  Mark Zuckerbeg's hacker way


According to TechCrunch, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wrote codes for the latest mobile IM application : Poke, the tone played when receiving push notifications is from the mouth of Zuckerberg. This approach reflects the way pursued by Zuckerberg : hacker way.As one of the earliest features of Facebook the "Poking" is invented by Zuckerberg, it is not surprising that Zuckerberg involves in Poke's development.Zuckerberg recorded his own voice on the phone initially just for fun. But he was later ...

   Poke,Facebook,Snapchat, Mark Zuckerberg     2012-12-24 12:01:52


  What's in common between building a startup and having a baby?


Many young people put their dreams into their own startups. Building a startup not only needs your idea, it also takes time and effort. You also need to take the risk of failing. Actually, a startup is just like your own baby, you spend day and night with it, you are excited with its growth. What's in common between building a startup and having a baby? One popular summary is : 1. The conception is the most fun part.2. Then getting the darn thing to take birth is painful3. In the early months an...

   Startup,Baby,Tips     2013-07-21 21:40:17


  Google CEO Sundar Pichai : Google is open to return to China


At the Code Conference on Wednesday, Google CEO Sundar Pichai expressed his thought on Google's position in China. He expressed the openness of Google to return to China. "Google is in China....But Google Search is not there in China...But personally for me, I care about serving users globally in every corner. I always thought Google is for everyone, that applies to China, too. So wherever possible, we want to be in China to serve Chinese users....If we do it in a right and thoug...

   GOOGLE,CHINA,SUNDAR PICHAI,CODE CONFERENCE     2016-06-02 01:09:21


  Telecom elements in WeChat


As an engineer who spends much time on focusing on WeChat like applications(Skype, Fring, Viber, Kik Messenger, WhatsApp, Talkbox, LINE, Kakao Talk) , I would like to share with you the telecom element in WeChat to show the inheritance and integration of traditional telecom services in the Internet service and applications.First, WeChat is an application to send messages, the fully IP-based messaging capabilities may replace the traditional telecom services such as SMS, MMS and VMS ,This is ver...

   WeChat,Telecom operator     2013-04-13 20:29:46