Nuance Mix Siri Google Now Cortana

Nuance’s voice control going where Siri, Google Now and Cortana fall short

By on December 15, 2015 at 6:45 PM.

Nuance’s voice control going where Siri, Google Now and Cortana fall short

Nuance, the company behind some of the voice technology used for Samsung’s S Voice and Apple’s Siri, is ready to go where no other digital assistant has gone before. The company wants to bring voice control to apps and hardware other than smartphones, tablets or PCs, in a move that should help users use their voices to control computers even more than they do right now.
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Android Google Now Tips And Tricks

5 Google Now tricks that will change how you use Android

5 Google Now tricks that will change how you use Android

By on December 2, 2015 at 12:21 PM.

One of the things that I’ve missed most about Android since switching to iOS has been Google Now, the insanely useful tool that gives me the most important information of the day when I need it. So while I’m still using lots of Google apps on the iPhone 6s, there’s nothing to really make them all work together as a cohesive service like there is on Android. For those of you who still are using Google Now, however, I’ve put together a list of five terrific tricks that you may not know about to help you get even more out of this fantastic service. Let’s check them out below! More →

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Siri Google Now Malware Attacks

Hackers find a sneaky new way to attack your phone through Siri and Google Now

By on October 14, 2015 at 5:35 PM.

Hackers find a sneaky new way to attack your phone through Siri and Google Now

How confident are you that your virtual assistant is only listening to your commands? Think there’s any chance Siri or Google Now could be duped into performing actions on iPhones and Android handsets that you haven’t actually asked for? Yes, it seems some smart hackers have found one more way to compromise the security of iPhones and Androids to either spy on users, or initiate secondary malware activities. More →

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Google Now Tips And Tricks Audio History

Google records and stores everything you ask Google Now – here’s how to find and delete it

By on October 13, 2015 at 6:50 PM.

Google records and stores everything you ask Google Now – here’s how to find and delete it

You may not realize this, but every time you ask Google Now a question, Google makes a recording of it and keeps it stored in its vast trove of information it stores on you. The Guardian’s Alex Hern recently discovered how to access his entire archive of voice recordings from his Google Now sessions and he felt a little unnerved to hear himself ask questions at times when he wasn’t exactly sober.

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Android Google Now Vs. iPhone 6s Siri

What two former Android users miss most after switching to iPhone 6s

By on October 13, 2015 at 4:52 PM.

What two former Android users miss most after switching to iPhone 6s

As we’ve seen in the past, there are good things and bad things about both iOS and Android. One of Google’s very best features is Google Now, its personal voice assistant that delivers capabilities Apple still has yet to match with Siri. Two former Android users who switched to iOS recently took to Reddit’s Apple fan page to vent their frustrations about how much they miss Google Now because Siri just hasn’t been getting the job done so far. More →

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Android 6.0 Marshmallow Google Now On Tap

Why Google Now on Tap is Android’s ‘nuclear weapon’ against the iPhone

By on October 6, 2015 at 4:10 PM.

Why Google Now on Tap is Android’s ‘nuclear weapon’ against the iPhone

The best thing about Android is also the worst thing about Android — namely, the software is very good at predicting your needs, although it does this by relentlessly collecting information about you. If you’re cool with Google having so much information about you at its disposal, however, you’ll really love what it’s done with Android 6.0 Marshmallow, particularly the new Google Now on Tap feature. More →

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Google Now Tips And Tricks Chrome Browser

Google Now tip: Use your desktop browser to send Google Now commands to your phone

By on August 3, 2015 at 4:56 PM.

Google Now tip: Use your desktop browser to send Google Now commands to your phone

Google Now is a tremendously useful tool and it seems like every day we’re learning new tricks we can use with it. We learned about this latest one via a Reddit thread at /r/Android and it involves using the Google Chrome desktop browser to send commands directly to Google Now on your phone. More →

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Google Now WhatsApp Viber Text Voice

Every WhatsApp and Viber user is going to love Google’s latest Google Now feature

By on July 29, 2015 at 7:15 PM.

Every WhatsApp and Viber user is going to love Google’s latest Google Now feature

If you happen to love Google Now and spend plenty of time on your smartphone texting, you should know that Google is rolling out a brand new feature that will let you send messages to friends using other Android apps than Google’s Hangouts. More →

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Hound Google Now Siri Cortana

Video: Hound wipes the floor with Google Now, Siri and Cortana in ‘ultimate’ test

By on June 12, 2015 at 1:05 PM.

Video: Hound wipes the floor with Google Now, Siri and Cortana in ‘ultimate’ test

SoundHound’s Hound voice-enabled assistant has proven to be quite a resourceful tool, managing to beat the significantly more famous Google Now, Siri and Cortana in all sorts of comparisons. A new test recorded on video shows that the beta version of Hound is ready to wipe the floor with Google’s, Apple’s and Microsoft’s voice assistants even though it’s just in beta version. More →

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Siri Vs Google Now

Siri on iOS 9 vs. Google Now: An in-depth comparison

By on June 11, 2015 at 9:45 AM.

Siri on iOS 9 vs. Google Now: An in-depth comparison

The past few weeks have been quite busy for developers and technology fans in general. First, Google’s annual Google I/O conference brought us a look at all the new software we can expect to see from Google in 2015. Then, Apple’s WWDC 2015 keynote gave us glimpses at iOS 9, OS X El Capitan, WatchOS 2, Apple Music and more.

Few people would argue that Apple came away the big winner when it comes to generating buzz, as expected. But that doesn’t mean Google’s announcements were duds — far from it. In fact, Google showed off some impressive new stuff at I/O, and now it’s time to see how one of the company’s most impressive new features stands up to iOS 9. More →

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Google Now Location Aware Search

Google Now has just gotten insanely better, and very freaky

By on June 10, 2015 at 7:45 AM.

Google Now has just gotten insanely better, and very freaky

For many people, Google Search is the only way to search the web for relevant information about all sorts of topics, and the company has constantly improved it to offer more accurate and better tailored answers. In fact, the company just announced a terrific new feature that makes Google Now even more useful than before. And very freaky. More →

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