Google Now is the Android answer to Apple’s Siri voice command recognition and digital assistant. Here’s a full list of voice commands that the service currently recognizes.
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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 […]
Do you use voicemail transcription on your Android phone? Does your carrier provide this service free of charge? If you answered “no” to either of those questions, then Yap might be just what you need. Yap is a free voicemail-to-text transcription app that runs on almost any Android phone and seems to be a lot […]
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 […]
When you’re driving down the road, it’s never easy, safe or legal to reply to a text message. On Android, you can write text messages using Speech-to-text, and the voice recognition is surprisingly accurate. To some this feature might seem basic, but being a first-time Android, it took about a week before I found it […]
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! […]