Spanish

  • Sherpa, The Top Spanish-Speaking Personal Assistant App, Comes To The U.S. For Android [TCTV]

    Sherpa, The Top Spanish-Speaking Personal Assistant App, Comes To The U.S. For Android [TCTV]

    The “personal assistant” craze is in full effect on mobile devices, with Apple’s SIRI kicking off the fun. The dream of being able to speak out loud and have information come back to you is something that technologists have been discussing for years. The smarter that our devices are, and the more we use them, the more we expect in return. Google is in the game with its… Read More

  • Open English Lands $43M From Insight, Redpoint To Bring Online Language Ed To Latin America

    Open English Lands $43M From Insight, Redpoint To Bring Online Language Ed To Latin America

    Open English, as its name might suggest, is an online learning platform that helps non-English speakers learn the language and speak fluently. After developing the foundation for Open English in his home country of Venezuela in 2006, Andres Moreno took his idea north to Florida, where he launched the program commercially in 2008. Since then, Open English has flourished. Today, the startup… Read More

  • Amazon Goes Bilingual In The U.S. Kindle Store With Launch Of Spanish Tienda Kindle

    Amazon Goes Bilingual In The U.S. Kindle Store With Launch Of Spanish Tienda Kindle

    Amazon has been making some big strides in extending its footprint outside of the U.S. with its Kindle e-readers and Kindle bookstore, but today it took a step to improve how it caters to Spanish speakers closer to home, with the launch of a new section of its U.S. Kindle store dedicated to books in Spanish. Called “eBooks Kindle en Español,” Amazon says the store features… Read More

  • Colorín, Colorado: Barnes And Noble Debuts NOOKbooks En Español

    Looks like Barnes and Noble has launched NOOKbooks en español, which, as you may have guessed, is a store that sells libros españoles. (I’ve no idea why Barnes and Noble insists on random capitalization when it comes to Nook stuff, however.) The books sold there are compatible with all makes and models of the Nook universe, including the new Nook Color. Read More

  • Instant translation: Jibbigo Spanish-English translator works in real time

    Can you even imagine what it must have been like to be an early explorer? Like, you leave Spain or Portugal on some rickety boat, and arrive in the New World. Cool and all, but, outside of shooting everything in sight, how do you communicate with anybody? What, do you point to the sun and say “sol,” and expect the other guy to repeat “sol”? That can’t be an… Read More

  • ¡TiVo Español!


    TiVo está viniendo a las gracias de México a errr I mean TiVo is coming to Mexico City thanks to Cablevision. The company will distribute Spanish-speaking TiVo-based DVRs to Mexico City customers beginning in the first half of 2007. Zatz scooped the story, but current information is limited. So no word yet on pricing or how fast service will spread beyond Mexico City. It is at least… Read More