Buying Nuance would give Samsung an edge in the crucial field of virtual assistance technology, with applications in smartphones, tablets, smart TVs, wearables, autos, and smart homes.
Turns out the Yahoo Google Now and/or Siri competitor for Android that was floating around earlier today didn’t come from Yahoo!, but it is a real prototype built by a startup called Robin Labs. Read on for more!
Yahoo may have its own voice-based virtual assistant in the works to take on Google Now and Siri, although if real, the mobile app is not official.
Google voice search can now talk back to the user when it needs to clarify a command, so the user no longer needs to tap on the microphone button again to issue a new command.
One of the reported new features for Windows Phone 8.1 is Cortana, a virtual assistant to rival Siri and Google Now. Microsoft says she is based on the most advanced, almost magical, intelligence in their cloud.
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Siri, known for snarky answers and useful tips on where to dump dead bodies, seems to have an identity issue. More to the point, she’d like you to stop confusing her with that other piece of hardware.
During the keynote presentation at its developers conference, Apple has revealed that Google is to be dropped as the Internet search engine for Siri in the next release iOS 7, Bing will now be used instead. Are Apple making a mistake by switching to Microsoft’s Bing?
A new parody showing how guys could use Google Glass to impress women on dates has hit the web. Humor aside, it could be an accurate prediction of a not-so-distant future.
Google has quietly made its offline voice recognition feature available to non-Google applications in its latest Google Search for Android update.