Tag Archive: Voice


WhatsApp won’t get voice calling until next year

WhatsApp, one of the most popular messaging services on mobile, has long had plans to step up its assault against the likes of Skype and Viber with a free voice calling feature that was initially promised for the second quarter… Read more ›

Siri got a magnificent boost in iOS 8 with faster understanding and greatly improved comprehension, but a lesser obvious option was also added; the ability to summon Siri with just your voice. With this feature enabled, Siri will be actively listening and waiting for your commands, but only whenever the iPhone or iPad is connected … Read More

One of the cons of owning a smartphone on Verizon has been the inability to make a call and use data at the same time. The old restriction is finally going away with the introduction of Voice over LTE (VoLTE)… Read more ›

Community star gets dream job to voice Spidey on TV

In an amazing twist of celebrity, Community star and rapper Donald Glover has gotten to voice Miles Morales, the Ultimate Spider-Man, in the Disney XD animated series. As it’s Glover that was the original inspiration behind the alternate universe Spidey,… Read more ›

Three years after it was released for the iPhone, Facebook has finally brought its Messenger app to the iPad. Like most messaging apps for the iPad, Facebook Messenger features a sidebar of conversation threads with a chat window to the… Read more ›

Domino’s app lets you order pizza by voice

Domino’s Pizza has today added Nuance voice recognition to its Android and iOS apps, enabling users to order pizza using their voice. The technology provides a “human-like†customer service experience that hopes to make it easier to order your dinner… Read more ›

Adobe has launched an intriguing new iPad app called Adobe Voice. Designed to help users “create stunning animated videos in minutes,†the app lets you record an audio message, and then quickly and easily turn it into a slick animation.… Read more ›

Vela Lets You Search Spotify With Your Voice

Here’s how to do Spotify voice search on the iPhone or iPad. Tap the search field in Spotify Tap the Siri dictate button on the keyboard Say the name of whatever you wan to hear Tap Siri button again Browse… Read more ›

Today Facebook Messenger was updated with the ability to make free voice calls over WiFi both domestically and internationally. Making calls over a cellular connection uses data. The features works similar to FaceTime Audio; which is natively baked into all… Read more ›     

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