Nokia on Beta for Its Latest Braille Reader Phone

Nokia Braille Reader touch screen's tactile feedback
Nokia Braille Reader touch screen's tactile feedback

Call this the gadget of the future! Nokia certainly did an amazing innovation that allows blind users of Nokia mobile phones to read messages.

Nokia has just recently announced the launch of the beta application of its latest mobile phone technology, the Nokia Braille Reader. The said technology was developed in collaboration with the Finnish Federation of the Visually Impaired and the Tampere University. Nokia Braille Reader is works only with Nokia’s S60 5th Edition smartphones: Nokia 5800 XpressMusic, Nokia N97, Nokia N97 mini, Nokia 5530, Nokia 5230 and Nokia X6.

Nokia Braille Reader gives mobile phone users who are and visually impaired the ability to read SMS. The new technology captures received SMS messages and brings them to the foreground for reading using Braille and tactile feedback.

This new innovative solution from Nokia is on beta tests right now, so interested parties who would like to participate on this activity, Nokia Braille Reader is available for free download on the Nokia BetaLabs site.

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Microsoft Office 2010 Free Beta Tests


Microsoft has announced its free beta test runs today for its latest version, MS Office 2010 also known as Office 14 and is now available for download.

MS Office 2010 is equipped with enhanced features in Word, Excel, Powerpoint and OneNote. These programs are no longer your ordinary office buddies, but they have transformed to become very powerful tools in web browsing, in that while browsing, you can edit your files without having to open MS Office itself.

Your Windows Live account will no longer be the same. SkyDrive is MS Office 2010's, virtual hard drive, where you can upload files of up to 25 GB in you windows live account. You can save your files here and access them from any computer.

Powerpoint has never been so powerful, as MS Office 2010's version. It works like web page where you can embed video and audio files directly from the site source to the powerpoint layout page. PowerPoint 2010 can convert your presentation into a video file that you may upload on to YouTube or distribute on a portable media player like the iPod. You can even edit videos here before you broadcast live presentations to the web.

Other features include a built-in PDF writer, a screen-shot button, easy access print features and a new and better MS Outlook.

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Download Microsoft 2010 (v. 14.0.4536.1000) here.


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