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SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Jonathan Mosen, who has been blind since birth, spent his evening snapping photos of packages in the mail, his son's school report and labels on bottles in the fridge. In seconds, he was listening to audio of the printed words the camera captured, courtesy of a new app on his Apple Inc iPhone. "I couldn't believe how accurate it was," said Mosen, an assistive technology consultant from New Zealand.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Jonathan Mosen, who has been blind since birth, spent his evening snapping photos of packages in the mail, his son's school report and labels on bottles in the fridge. In seconds, he was listening to audio of the printed words the camera captured, courtesy of a new app on his Apple Inc iPhone. "I couldn't believe how accurate it was," said Mosen, an assistive technology consultant from New Zealand.
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WASHINGTON (AFP) - Apple unveiled new policies that block its access to user's mobile devices, even with a warrant, the tech giant revealed late Wednesday.
After days of speculation, tech giant Microsoft announced on Monday that it is buying Mojang, creator of the wildly popular video game Minecraft, in a US$2.5 billion (S$3.16 billion) deal.
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SEATTLE (REUTERS) - Microsoft's impending purchase of Mojang, the Swedish developer with 100 million players of its open world Minecraft game, is more aimed at pulling users onto the software company's obscure mobile platform than its better known PC system or Xbox game console.
SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) - Bungie's new science fiction action video game Destiny landed in the record books on Wednesday, boasting the biggest ever launch of a new franchise.
SAN FRANCISCO (REUTERS) - It has been four years since Apple introduced a completely new gadget and the pressure is on for the world's largest tech company to wow at its "special event" in Cupertino, California, early Wednesday morning.
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SAN FRANCISCO (REUTERS) - Apple Inc has invited top fashion editors and bloggers in unprecedented numbers to its Tuesday launch gala, further evidence that the iPhone maker is preparing to take the wraps off a smartwatch.