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Google Now is fantastic, and in many cases I would say it’s so much better than Siri (sorry iPhone brethren). It’s a lot more accurate when performing a voice search, and you always have the power of Google behind you. Who cares about a pretentious, English sounding assistant, right?…Read More »
The upcoming Android Moto X smartphone will come packed with a feature similar to Microsoft’s Kinect where the mic is constantly listening for any form of voice requests, according to a leaked video.
Like the Kinect camera that comes bundled with the Xbox One, the Motorola X listens for hot keywords to activate the mic, which means users are required to say “OK Google” before issuing a command.…Read More »
After what can be considered downtime between the two tech giants, Apple is out for Samsung’s blood yet again. Apple has recently filed an amendment adding Samsung’s latest device, Galaxy S4, to the list of infringing devices in a lawsuit that is schedule to take place in 2014.…Read More »
Google Now has landed on iOS. Let’s see how it performs compared to Siri, shall we?Read More »
In a rather odd turn of events, Google’s much-acclaimed voice search/commands platform Google Now is available for iPad and iPhone users. Until now, Google Now was only available to Android devices running version 4.1 Jelly Bean and up.
If you’re not familiar with Google Now, it’s essentially a personalized web search experience that delivers specific content based on your browsing habits.…Read More »
As it would turn out, Google Now may not be unique to the Android platform after all. Thanks to a recent development, it looks like Google may be gearing up to take the Google Now service to the web.
Surprisingly, this is directly tied to the iGoogle shut down which be going into full force in November of this year.…Read More »
Google Now is currently available on Android handsets. But the last time we heard about it, there were signs pointing to a desktop version. Now, it seems that clear that Google intends to bring the feature to more even more devices as a leaked video online is clearly a promo for an unreleased, unannounced and up to this point unheard of version of Google Now for iOS.…Read More »
If you couldn’t care less about watching the Grammys, you might have missed one of Google’s best ads for the Nexus 4. But really, it couldn’t have just as easily been an ad for Google Now, as the service is the prime focus of the ad anyway.…Read More »
Now this is definitely one of the stranger bugs we’ll come across. A bug in Google’s text-to-speech engine that affects the Google Now and Google Translate services causes it to add the phrase “he now praises the iPad” to sentences ending with “end with,” “enraged with,” and “filled with.”
The bug was actually discovered back in October, but has since gained publicity after various news sites began publishing the hilarious sentences people have come up with using the bug.…Read More »
The latest build of Chromium, the open source version of Google’s popular Chrome browser, has been updated with a very intriguing new addition to its code. According to developer François Beaufort, a skeleton framework for showing Google Now cards is present in the latest Chormium code.…Read More »
Siri was the big thing Apple used to sell iPhone 4S. However, Apple has never really been adept at providing services that depend on the collection, management, and sorting of data. As such, Siri — while entertaining, at times — has flopped in the eyes of many.…Read More »
Putting a stop to the patient wait of Android users, Google has now announced that Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) has officially started rolling out for Galaxy Nexus HSPA+ users.
With some new and interesting features and add-ons, Jelly Bean had mostly received positive reviews from reviewers at the Google I/O 2012 developer conference where the new iteration of the Android operating system was unveiled.…Read More »
Google Now is a fresh feature added in Android 4.1 platform (Jelly Bean), first put to display in the Google I/O 2012 developers conference. An obvious Siri challenger, some were skeptical of how well Google Now would perform while others were confident in Google’s ability to pound out a useful tool.…Read More »
Two days ago, Google quietly dropped the price of their flagship smartphone the Galaxy Nexus to a tiny $349 off-contract. Today, California’s Northern District Court ruled that the device indeed infringes on some of Apple’s patents. Once Apple pays a measly $95 million bond, Samsung will be forced to stop importing and selling the device.…Read More »
For complete news of today’s events, visit the Google I/O 2012 page.
Today was the first day of Google I/O 2012, and with it came some awesome news. There’s the new Nexus 7 tablet, the quirky and expensive Nexus Q, and of course, the new Android 4.1 “Jelly Bean” operating system that powers everything.…Read More »