Tag Archive: Voice


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WhatsApp To Add Voice Calling Later This Year

WhatsApp, the popular messaging service that was recently bought by Facebook, is adding a big feature in a few months: voice calling. During a keynote at Mobile World Congress, WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum announced that voice calling would be added in… Read more ›     

To aid in its uphill battle against Apple and Android, Microsoft is adding a voice assistant of its own to Windows Phone 8.1 and according to the latest details she could pass as Siri’s sister. Inspired by AI character from the… Read more ›     

BlackBerry today announced the arrival of BBM 2.0 for Android and iOS, which brings BBM Channels, BBM Voice, and other new features to the popular cross-platform messaging app. The Canadian company first teased this update back in December, and now… Read more ›     

Voice turn by turn navigation and directions are incredibly convenient and easily one of the best features of Apple Maps, but rather than fumbling around with your iPhone while driving, you can rely entirely on Siri. This makes turn-by-turn almost entirely hands free; you give Siri a voice command to start the directions, and then … Read More

Siri has a dark side. Try to send a text in a movie theater, and you might feel the life-destroying wrath of Apple’s perky AI helper. That’s the message delivered in a new PSA-style video that’s the Alamo Drafthouse‘s latest… Read more ›     

If you’re shackled by a unwieldy wireless plan that’s costing you an arm and a leg each month – FreedomPop is here to change all that. 100% free voice, free text, and free data on a 4G network is unheard… Read more ›     

BBM has been a huge success on Android and iOS, and so although they may be rival platforms, that won’t stop BlackBerry from porting over its biggest and best BBM features to keep its messaging service alive. In 2014, the… Read more ›     

The Google Chrome browser for Mac and PC now understands your “Ok Google†voice commands thanks to an official “Voice Search Hotword extension†that’s available to download now from the Chrome Web Store. You can use it to make handsfree… Read more ›     

Detect an internet connection is back online

We’re all incredibly reliant on our internet connections these days, but sometimes those connections aren’t so reliable. Whether it’s due to an ISP failure, a router being down, someone tripping over a cord somewhere, or whatever other occurrence, it can be frustrating to wait for a downed internet connection to come alive again. We’ve all known users who simply hit the “refresh” button on a web  [Read More...]