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FreedomPop to start selling smartphones and launch yet another VoIP service

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FreedomPop plans to start selling Android smartphones this summer, becoming a full-fledged virtual mobile operator with its own unique twist. As with its freemium mobile broadband service, FreedomPop said it would offer up a baseline plan at no charge, including 500 MB of data, unlimited messaging and 200 minutes of...
FreedomPop to start selling smartphones and launch yet another VoIP service
iSpeech's New Voice Recognition Platform Wants You Talking To Your Household Gadgets
Nuance's Dragon Drive voice control tech coming to BMW cars this year

Amazingly, DVD Commentary Helped Give Roger Ebert His Voice Back

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Film critic Roger Ebert has been unable to speak with his own voice since 2006, when he underwent surgery related to his battle with thyroid cancer. Since then, he’s been using a computerized voice (notably, “Alex,” a voice built-in to Mac OS X), to communicate all this time. But today...
Amazingly, DVD Commentary Helped Give Roger Ebert His Voice Back
Google Now: "That's great, but how is Google going to pay for it?"
Xbox 360 “Kinects” You With Media With New Voice Features
Google Now updated to include voice reminders, emails, and public transit data

Nuance launches in-car voice-activated platform

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Nuance has launched ‘Siri for cars’ — a new voice-activated in-car system — that includes Nuance’s trademark ‘intelligent’ natural language search technology....
Nuance launches in-car voice-activated platform

LG debuts Optimus UI 3.0 to compete with HTC Sense and Samsung TouchWiz

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Playing catchup in the Android smartphone market to Samsung and in some respects HTC, Korean electronics giant LG has today launched an updated version of its custom Android user interface — Optimus UI 3.0 — making it easier for handset owners to interact with their LG smartphones. With HTC now...
LG debuts Optimus UI 3.0 to compete with HTC Sense and Samsung TouchWiz

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

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Good morning! Here's the news: Zynga's COO John Schappert has resigned from the company, effective immediately. Schappert had recently been stripped of some of his responsibilities as part of a company reorganization. Here's everything Marissa Mayer is doing to make Yahoo more like Google. Hint: It's more than just offering...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning
Dolphin Browser’s New Voice Commands Let You Talk Your Way Through The Web
We Did The Math, And It Turns Out The T-Mobile iPhone 5 Could Save You A Bunch Of Money (AAPL, DT)
Google Now may soon be headed to PCs

Zendesk announces integrated call center service for the UK and 10 other European countries

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Zendesk, the cloud-based help desk platform has announced the launch of Zendesk Voice in the UK and Europe. The company creates an affordable way for businesses to set up an integrated call center quickly, with no extra hardware all while synchronising call information. “With voice integration, Zendesk allows customers to set...
Zendesk announces integrated call center service for the UK and 10 other European countries

Viber releases Mac app for its messaging and VoIP platform, now 200 million users strong

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Viber, the company behind the extremely popular free messaging and VoIP mobile apps for iOS and Android, today took another step towards offering a true Skype alternative by releasing native desktop apps for both Mac and PC. Not only do the new desktop apps sync and integrate seamlessly with...
Viber releases Mac app for its messaging and VoIP platform, now 200 million users strong

Google Search app for iOS updated with new voice search functionality, iPhone 5 compatibility

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Google just released an updated version of its Search app for Android devices yesterday, and it's now (as promised) also delivered a fairly big update to iOS users. That brings with it iPhone 5 compatibility, but the bigger news is the expanded voice search functionality, which promises "faster and...
Google Search app for iOS updated with new voice search functionality, iPhone 5 compatibility

QNX's Watson-connected Porsche 911, hands-on (video)

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Remember that QNX-loaded Porsche 911 we sat down with (in?) at CES? Well, it's back and it learned a few new tricks en route to New Amsterdam York City. The car-friendly software company got its hooks into AT&T's Watson Speech API and used it to power a new voice-command...
QNX's Watson-connected Porsche 911, hands-on (video)

Your Smartphone Is Listening To You Sleep: The Next Terrifying, Awesome Frontier In Voice Tech

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Last week Siri, Apple's voice-commanded digital assistant, got an upgrade that gave her many new powers. But developments in voice recognition tech across all kinds of devices mean that your next-next-gen smartphone will easily surpass Siri's passive listening skills and turn it, and systems like it, into chat-happy, always-on life...
Your Smartphone Is Listening To You Sleep: The Next Terrifying, Awesome Frontier In Voice Tech

Arieso gets big bandwidth out of the smallest cell

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U.K. network monitoring company Arieso made a big splash in the U.S. in January, when it published figures showing that the iPhone 4S consumed double the amount of data of its Apple smartphone predecessors, a trend Arieso attributed to the device’s new voice interface Siri. Several months and — Arieso...
Arieso gets big bandwidth out of the smallest cell

Google speeds up Search on Android Jelly Bean devices, expands Google Now to include Gmail

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Google just updated its native Google Search app for Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) and Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean). You can download the latest version now from the official Google Play Store. The timing of the update is hardly a coincidence: Android 4.2 was just announced a couple of hours ago....
Google speeds up Search on Android Jelly Bean devices, expands Google Now to include Gmail
Waze Lets You Report Traffic With A Wave Of Your Hand
Asus Fonepad UK pre-orders start at £179.99, shipping April 26th

Google's new Voice Search ad spot will hit you right in the feels

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Google is a company whose core product doesn’t need much introduction, or boosting; search is its DNA, and the public knows it. However, when the company wants to highlight a specific part of its search empire, and show off its Android mobile operating system in the process, a little ad...
Google's new Voice Search ad spot will hit you right in the feels

Samsung Galaxy S III confirmed as official Olympic phone, delivering NFC payWave payments for athletes

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We may have known this was the case for a number of months already but today Visa has announced that Samsung’s new Galaxy S III will indeed be the official London 2012 Olympic Games smartphone, combining to offer NFC payments to athletes while they are competing in the city. Launched...
Samsung Galaxy S III confirmed as official Olympic phone, delivering NFC payWave payments for athletes

WSJ: Google accelerating development of Siri competitor for Android devices

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Google is accelerating its plans to launch a competitor to Siri. 9to5Google has the full story: We have heard several reports in the past that Google was working on various evolutions of its Voice Actions platform for Android. Back in December we heard of “Project Majel”, which according to reports is the codename...
WSJ: Google accelerating development of Siri competitor for Android devices
Nuance uses its voice smarts to create interactive & entertaining mobile ads
Get your Google back

8 years in the making: Half-Life 1 remake Black Mesa Source is here

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The Source-engine based remake of the original Half-Life has finally arrived. Black Mesa Source began development in 2004 as a fan-made reworking of the original classic by Valve Software and had been dubbed vaporware many times over the course of its life. Now, anyone with a PC and a copy...
8 years in the making: Half-Life 1 remake Black Mesa Source is here
Tip: Bring Siri’s voice to your Mac with Samantha downloadable Voice for Lion

Nokia Maps brings voice-guided walking to Android, iOS

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Nokia has enhanced the functionality of its mobile Nokia Maps web interface for iOS and Android platforms with new voice-guided navigation instructions. There is no need to download an app for either, as it's accessed from the mobile browser. To get the voice directions, users will need to accept an...
Nokia Maps brings voice-guided walking to Android, iOS
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