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Yap Voicemail goes extinct

Yap Voicemail Shutting Down

After just a year’s run, Yap Voicemail service is on the block.  Yap is the Google Voice-like voicemail-to-text service for Android and iPhone. And it’s headed out the door. I’m disappointed. I wrote a review of it five months ago and the service is still humming. So far, Yap hasn’t announced the reason for its […]

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Google 411 directory assistance

Google 411 Shuts Down

For Google, the 1-800-GOOG-411 service was the first leap into developing and improving voice recognition technology.  Through use of the voice data collected Google was able to develop many of the voice services you find presently on Android.  Personally, I never tried GOOG-411, but I might give it a go before they permanently switch off […]

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Groovy Android Voice Dialer Guide

How-to Use Voice Dialer On An Android Phone

Often when driving, (or typing away on the computer,) it can be a real distraction – not to mention dangerous – to initiate a phone call via manual navigation. Lucky for Android users, their operating system includes a primary voice recognition system for basic commands.  You can make phone calls, or even open up apps! […]

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