by Bogdan Petrovan, 4 weeks ago
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.
by Gary Sims, 6 months ago
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?
by Conan Hughes, 10 months ago
The developers behind Speaktoit Assistant, one of the best virtual assistants available for Android, have recently unveiled a premium version of the app that allows users to teach their virtual buddy customized responses for certain questions or commands.
by J. Angelo Racoma, 1 year ago
Siri was great when Apple launched the iPhone 4S, and had actually been one of the main marketing points of Apple’s smartphone platform. But a startup company says Siri is actually limited in its understanding of language. Even though Apple markets Siri’s artificial intelligence as understanding human speech even without special syntax or keywords, SkyPhrase says their solution is far more advanced.
by Varun Raj, 1 year ago
A quick test of Google’s newly released voice search app for iOS reveals its superior performance over the native Siri. Even though limited to web based searches, Google voice search renders quicker and more accurate results compared to Siri. Anyone surprised?
by Joe Hindy, 1 year ago
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.
by Kristofer Wouk, 1 year ago
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.