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Microsoft's already demonstrated how its computer vision technology can recognize objects even better than humans, now it's onto the next frontier: Interpreting elements of a photo and automatically generating captions. That may not exactly sound exciting, but being able to accurately explain an i...

May 28th 2015 at 11:19am 0 Comments
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Amazon is finally catching up to the rest of the streaming industry and adding closed captions to some of its Instant Video selections. For the moment the library of CCed content is pretty slim, with only 169 shows and 74 movies, but we'd expect that to grow pretty quickly. That does put the burge...

October 3rd 2012 at 2:07pm 0 Comments
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Don't think Roku is sitting back on its laurels after rolling out a slew of new hardware including the Roku 2 family and the new, low end Roku LT. As promised, it has issued a firmware update enabling new gaming options including Pac Man:CE, Galaga, and Angry Birds Seasons. Even if you're committ...

October 30th 2011 at 6:15pm 0 Comments
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In non-Soviet Russia... presidents tend to receive some pretty swanky high-tech gifts. Dmitry Medvedev, leader of the good people of Russia and one of the few men to successfully rock denims with a suit jacket, has been bestowed with a fresh new iPad 2 and his facial expression seems to suggest he...

April 1st 2011 at 5:15pm 0 Comments
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Hey remember that feel-good iPad introduction video with the Ben Folds cover of "In Between Days" Apple posted on launch day? Yeah, well you're going to remember the hell out of it once you watch it with Google's auto-transcription enabled on YouTube. Trust us, you owe yourself these few moments of...

March 8th 2010 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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Sure, Intel's demo man -- Craig -- had something specific he was showing us earlier at the company's CES press event, but you can assuredly think of something more... creative, can't you? Tim: "Laaaadies...." Josh T.: "You over there, feel like makin'... no? Okay." Joe: "This one's called Cold Lam...

January 8th 2010 at 12:46pm 0 Comments
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Miss last week's Caption This contest? Well, even if you missed out on entering, you can still enjoy reading through our winning entries. In first place, with 571 votes, was Lustig, who submitted the following caption:Hmmm... why does my display say that I'm still in combat?However, I'm afraid Lust...

July 20th 2007 at 8:34am 0 Comments