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Android Apps

Google Now hack enables use on rooted devices with AOSP ROM’s (US English only)

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I have a love affair going on with Google Now. Though the Nexus 7 and Jelly Bean as a whole got all the headlines at I/O last week, Google’s new voice search and command feature has easily become my favorite a…

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Videos

Passwords are for suckers. Nuance Dragon ID uses voice recognition to unlock phone features

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Nuance has unveiled a feature that doesn’t ask users to make a gesture, key in some numbers, or even show their pretty faces. Instead, it asks only that you speak and be heard. Nuance’s DragonID for…

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Android App Reviews

Vlingo Labs Beta offers elementary list of voice commands and search for Android 4.0+ [Beta App Review]

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Though S Voice is an evolutionary update to voice search and commands features available on Android long before Apple stepped into the fray, the “Siri for Android” comparison were bound to happe…

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Reviews

Android Apps Alert #83: Alfred, Grand Theft Auto, MiLocker, and more

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The Android Market, coming down from the high of its 10 billion download, 10-cent app blowout, is full of apps and games to choose from. Each week, Androinica.com takes a look at what’s in, out, and worth p…

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Android App Reviews

SpeaktoIt Asisstant – Android’s boost to voice search & command [Beta]

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Android Voice Actions are nothing new. We’ve been telling our phone to search and change functions since last year, and apps like Vlingo have enhanced those functions even further. However, voice is al…

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Android Apps

Vlingo adds ActionBar and more voice search options

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Popular voice search and action app Vlingo has increased its power in the “Oyster” update. With its new ActionBar feature, Vlingo takes a step backward and lets users type their search in cases wh…

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Android Apps

Android Voice Search personalizes for U.S. English speakers on 2.2

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Google announced a short while ago that Voice Search is being fine-tuned for individuals. Though Voice Search for Android originally launched with “speech models broad enough to accommodate a wide va…

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Tools

Voice Search now available in Czech, Polish, Russian, and Turkish

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Google has just confirmed that Voice Search has been expanded to support four new languages: Czech, Polish, Russian, and Turkish.  Speakers of those languages can now perform Voice Search functions in their…

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Android Apps

Google releases a series of videos that illustrate the power of Voice Search

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Google’s Voice Search is a powerful tool, but it can be somewhat difficult to know how to best take advantage of its functionality. Even though Google has excellent tutorials for both voice search and voice act…

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