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Siri now speaks Japanese in iOS 5.1

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Apple, Handhelds, Software

Siri Japanese

At today's iPad event, Tim Cook announced that iOS 5.1 would be publicly available today, and included in the release is a new language for Siri: Japanese.

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Apple has sold 352 million iOS devices

352 million iOS devices

This morning at its iPad event, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced that the company has sold 352 million iOS devices. That includes iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, and is absolutely astounding when you really think about it. Also announced, iOS 5.1 will be available later today.


Will the iPad HD feature haptic feedback that lets you “feel” displayed objects?

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Apple, Displays, Handhelds, Rumors

Senseg haptic iPad

There's a little company out there called Senseg that makes tactile displays using an electrostatic field to simulate the feeling of friction and different textures right on the touchscreen, and the last-minute rumor of the day is that the technology might be the big secret feature of the iPad HD. The folks over at Pocket-link spoke with a Senseg rep, and were told that the company wouldn't be making any statements until "after Apple's announcement." Kind of odd and interesting. Either the person knowns they need to keep their mouth shut, or there's really nothing there and they just want a little publicity. However, in mid-2011 it was reported that Senseg was partnering with "a certain tablet maker based in Cupertino," and Apple's invitation for today's event does read "We have something you really have to see. And touch." Is that a vague clue? We'll know in under an hour.

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