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post #21 of 26
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Originally Posted by r3skyline View Post
i see good things with word lens. they should totally port it to android system.
Why? Google Goggles has had this functionality for a long time, and uses Google Translate which produces far better results than whatever the iPhone translator is.
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Why? Google Goggles has had this functionality for a long time, and uses Google Translate which produces far better results than whatever the iPhone translator is.
Zomg no one is better than googlez!!
 
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that sony alpha 55 with the pellicle mirror gets a big resounding "meh". i've walked around with it for a day and the af isn't actually that good during the 10 fps burst and the evf sucks compared to a brighter pentraprism.

if big c and n produces a full-frame range finger for under 2 grand then it will be a revolution in cameras.
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Twin view remote is SWEET!
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post #25 of 26
holy crap word lens looks too good to be true. and a pretty good way to cheat in spanish class.
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post #26 of 26
Just a follow-up to this, I ordered one of the USB face plates over a week ago and I have not received it yet. The Paypal got charged just fine, but the site still says the order is "processing". I sent them an email yesterday inquiring about the order, but they have not answered me back yet. I was hoping to come back here by now and let you guys know how well it works, looks, installs, etc.

I guess they had a run on them after this article came out so I will cut them some slack. I'll post back if it ever gets here.

EDIT: Just found a few articles explaining the delays, but it seems like they are shipping out this month. http://www.legitreviews.com/news/8105/
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