Google Maps has long had a microphone button so you could give voice commands, but the “OK Google” hotword would trigger the standard Google overlay. Now Google has announced that the “OK Google” hotword triggers hands-free voice commands in Maps itself.
If you want to give it a shot, make sure you’re on the latest ... Read More »
Google is aiming for its products to be accessible to anyone, even those with disabilities. The company posted a blog post about its current improvements in accessibility, including putting display accessibility settings in the first boot set up screen of Android devices running Android N.
Another huge improvement its Google’s new release of Voice Access ... Read More »
Google’s services are constantly being worked upon. From a company with an advanced search engine that works better than any other, this is expected. Google has been working hard at making voice searching an everyday thing for most people, integrating it into every device and even on the webpage. And it just got a whole ... Read More »
Touchless Control is an amazing, innovative feature on modern X8-powred Motorola devices like the Moto X and some of Droids. It allows you to speak to your phone without touching it, eliminating the need to turn on the screen first. This always-listening ability is powered by a special core in the X8 chip that helps ... Read More »
If you were worried that WhatsApp will fall apart after its purchase by Facebook, maybe this will ease your worries. WhatsApp is getting a new feature this summer. so no one is giving up on this app. When you spend $19 billion on ... Read More »
Voice control is the latest trend in mobile computing. Even though it’s been available for years now, with Google pushing the boundaries of what your voice can do, Apple has taken voice front and center with the arrival of Siri. Google is expected to introduce some sort of “personal assistant” of their own on ... Read More »
One of the most heavily requested features for Google Voice has undoubtedly been MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service) support. The Google Voice app for Android has been tackling voice and text with ease for quite some time now, but pictures have always been an issue for the service. Thanks to a clever workaround from the Google ... Read More »
The things Google manages to accomplish with voice never cease to amaze me. Today, the Google Translate app for Android has been update with an enhanced Conversation Mode that works with a total of 14 different languages.
If you haven’t tried Conversation Mode in the Google Translate app, it’s truly amazing. All you have to ... Read More »