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Samsung's latest acquisition likely targets the progress of its Bixby assistant and an AI-powered smart speaker, which need all the help they can get.
As weird as it sounds, Samsung has officially confirmed early US adopters of Galaxy S8 phones will receive a voice-crippled Bixby assistant at first.
Future Galaxy S8 buyers, your voice assistant has arrived, dubbed Bixby as expected, and aiming to do a lot more than mimic Siri or Alexa... eventually.
Google Voice is updated after a five-year standstill, and we weren't able to resist the temptation of quickly reviewing the modernized app.
The surprise was ruined a couple of weeks back, but it's still something else to see Google Voice updated and redesigned after half a decade of... nothing.
It feels more than fitting for the aptly named Martian mVoice smartwatch lineup to support over 5,000 Amazon Alexa voice "skills."
No need to stab at your phone, get out of navigation mode and figure where the gas is in this g--d--- town. Hey, roll down your window and ask that person.
While there seem to be a few big holdouts, Google Voice MMS support has just exploded with nearly a hundred new carriers on board.
A screen in Hangouts, revealed by an Android debugging tool, suggests that Hangouts Google Voice integration development has almost finished.
We’ve been talking to our phones since the very beginning — or so it would seem. As we’ve said before, that’s not entirely true. Although we use our phones to talk to other people, we haven’t really been talking “to” our phones, but rather “through” our phones. That started to change years ago as manufacturers began to include various features that let us control our phones with our voices. At first these were very basic and required you to record the names of those who you wanted to dial — sometimes multiple times. Others [...]
Android's voice interface is great, but it lacks any of the warmth or personality of Apple's Siri. Read on to see why I think this is a real handicap for Google Now in the battle for smartphone voice control.
An iPad, a Nexus 7, and a Nokia Lumia 920 go head-to-head in a battle for voice dictation supremacy. Watch the video to see who comes out on top!
StarStarMe is a Sprint service that offers to replace your phone number with a "screen name" of sorts. Read on to find out why I think this is the future of communications.
Ever hear your own voice in the earpiece when you're talking on your smartphone? Thank a little something called sidetone. Without it, mobile phones would be a lot less enjoyable. Read on to find out why.
Imagine it: pay $19 per month (plus tax), get unlimited voice calling, text messaging, and data access. On a smartphone. That's what Republic Wireless is trying to deliver. Is it possible in the long term?
Mobile phones have been around for over two decades now. Their primary function has remained unchanged through all that time: they exist to connect you with other people. But sometimes, the people "giving you a jingle" aren't people you want to communicate with. In such cases, there should be a unified, standardized approach to blocking that connection.
When I talk to another person I use my voice. In turn, they use their ears to hear what I'm saying. Seems pretty basic, doesn't it? Applying that same metaphor to computers has proven to be quite elusive.