The first Nexus ad showing all of Google’s recently announced devices (the Nexus 4, Nexus 10 and new Nexus 7 versions) has been released by Google with a huge emphasis on Search. Entitled “Nexus: Ask Me Anything,” the 60-second clip shows us various Search-related instances during day-to-day activities.
There’s no need to wait for Android 4.2 to take advantage of a handful of new Google Now and Google Search features. Google Search has been updated on the Google Play Store, adding numerous... new cards to help automate your life. The list of new features includes some pretty big improvements to Google Now and Google Voice Search such as the ability to add calendar events (and not just alarms)...
One of the highlights of Jelly Bean is the Google Now feature, that voice-friendly personal assistant that can offer personalized search results and better help with certain day-to-day activities that rely more or less on performing the same online searches.
While making Google Now’s full functionality work on older Android devices has proven an incredibly tough challenge even for the very skilled independent dev community, you can now finally enjoy part of the functions through… Google Talk.
Development never stops in the Android community and there’s always something new to tinker with. It’s time for T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S3 SGH-T999 users to try and enjoy Google... Now–the fastest and easiest way to search for information on the Web; that is, with the use of your own voice. No need for some rush typing when you are driving or doing something else. Just sa...
It’s not very often that Apple and Google get sued for something, but that may well be happening in the next month. Instead of offering a service, patent troll ATC, who controls the patent for an off-site transcription system, is demanding that current users of the patent pay royalties.
We’ve talked about a lot of Siri alternatives for Android, but one that we haven’t yet mentioned is Maluuba. Until today it was only available for customers in the U.S. and Canada, but today Maluuba extends its reach to the U.K., Ireland and Australia.
Ever heard the old saying, “the walls have ears?” Apparently smartphones have ears as well at least if Nuance has its way. Okay, so voice communication with a smartphone isn’t anything new, but Nuance is hoping to take things up a notch. The company has already begun active work with chip companies to create a chipset that would allow phones and tablets to wake themselves up from sleep mode and start answering your voice-based questions.
The fact that Google Now is officially a part of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean hasn’t stopped Galaxy S3 owners from sideloading the app onto their device. Availability clearly isn’t an issue for those who know their way around, but there’s still one app that gets in the way of fully appreciating all that Google Now has to offer — Samsung’s S Voice.
It has been years since the popular and funny concept that the six degrees of separation could be applied to Kevin Bacon. It has since fallen to obscurity, but Google is bringing it back with the Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon calculator.