Google Now ICS

Google Now has been the headline of Jelly Bean’s update changelog since day one, but unfortunately, the service has only been available to JB users until now. We’ve talked on a number of... occasions about Google Now’s exquisite interface, its ease of use, functionality, and its splendid Voice Search function, which has already kicked Siri’s you know what more than once. But the trut...

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Although it hasn’t been the only important update or improvement it has brought to the table, Jelly Bean’s voice search has been the highlight of so many articles and discussions this past... week that I’m sure you’re starting to get a bit tired.

And while I know that you’ve already seen a fistful of video clips comparing the new voice search in Android to Apple’s Siri, or sim...

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If you’re fond of using Google Voice app on your Android smartphone, you’ll be pleased with this bit of news!

Google Voice has just received an update to version 0.4.2.44—which... provides a few tweaks, as well as a complete UI overhaul for both Android Honeycomb and Ice Cream Sandwich. Another new feature that the update provides is the ability to queue outgoing text messages...

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Ever since its Nuance acquisition, Swype Beta for Android has obtained its first, major over-the-air update. The change makes use of Dragon Dictate technology instead of Google’s voice recognition... software. Compared to the other types of voice recognition software, Dragon Dictate has been quite impressive. It does have its occasional word throw backs, but it does not require its user to speak slowly. Cu...

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If you’ve got friends or family located in the U.S. and/or Canada, you can say goodbye to free Google Voice Calls with them. That is, free until the end of December 2012.

Yes,... the favored Google Voice App is only going to be free for a limited period of time. At first, there was much speculation that free calls to the U.S. and Canada will no longer be enjoyed by its users, beginnin...

Google Voice

The best app for your Android device just got even better. Upping its version to 0.4.2.38, the Google Voice for Android app will now let users send text messages to multiple recipients.

The... new feature will no longer require you to send the same message repeatedly across each contact, since you can do it in just one send. Group messaging can be very convenient for, let’s say, party invites an...

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Free VoIP calls using your Android phone can help you save money however, keep in mind that you can only call people that have the same app installed on their device. So if you are planning to call mobile phones or landline numbers, you may want to prepare cash for an expensive phone bill. But if you want to make regular calls without using minutes, check the guide below.

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Apple's Siri Voice Commands

At its meeting today, Apple released one key piece of iOS 5 that was not much talked about before–Siri.  In April of this year,... Apple had acquired Siri, “your personal assistant,” for somewhere around US$100 to US$200 million. At the time, most people didn’t think much of it. However, Apple has now made it a...

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The rise of smartphones marks the decline of SMS era. It’s a no-brainer that users will opt for the free apps offering free communication to other users across all operating systems and mobile... carriers, rather than going for paid texting plans. Here’s a list of some of the best apps that definitely give SMS a run for its money.

GroupMe

Being Skype’s latest acquisi...