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 »
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Google Voice is one of the best services the Search Giant has to offer. With free texting, visual voicemail and call-forwarding on all your phones, along with cheap international calls, Google Voice has been saving us all quite a bit of cash. Not only does this service save users money, but it also provides ... Read More »
Google takes the ownership of your data very seriously. If you’ve ever taken the the time to read Google’s general privacy statement, you’ll know they have no problem admitting what kinds of data they obtain and exactly how they use it. The same can be said for all of Google’s services. Google also ... Read More »
One thing I believe most (if not all) Android users can agree on is how handy the ability to use your voice to control many aspects of your phone, especially when it comes to text input. I personally use voice dictation for something almost every day, and at this point probably couldn’t live without it, ... Read More »
You may remember back in May when we told you about Twitoc, a widget developed by Mobicartel that allows you to update your Twitter status using only your voice. There is no twitter feed to filter through, no having to tap the tweet button and then the voice search key; with Twitoc, ... Read More »
Just days after the leaked Google Voice application from Tmobile’s upcoming G2 phone, Google Voice received an official update in the Android Market. The updated application brings two new homescreen widgets.
The Google Voice Inbox Widget allows you to view your Google Voice voicemail and text messages right from your homescreen without needing to launch ... Read More »
Turns out, it’s very difficult to compete with Google. The latest company to realize this was Vlingo, who saw the writing on the wall immediately after Google announced the update to its Voice Search application which duplicated many of Vlingo’s services without the hefty price tag.
In a move to try to compete with ... Read More »
One day we will be able to simply think about what we want our Android phones to do, and our phones will do it. Vlingo for Android brings us a little closer to that goal by providing full voice controls for the Android system for 2.0+ users. Though the newer Android versions offer stock voice ... Read More »