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Google Glass exploration demonstrates a hidden browser and more (video)

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While it's known that Google Glass has in-testing features just waiting to be exposed, we haven't seen many attempts to reveal them all. Zhuowei Zhang has stepped in with a complete list of what's under the hood, and it turns out that some of those features work... more or...
Google Glass exploration demonstrates a hidden browser and more (video)
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Apple granted key voice command technology patent

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Apple on Tuesday was granted a patent for technology that offloads voice commands with contextual information to an off-site computer for processing, one of the key features that allows the company's Siri virtual assistant to operate....
Apple granted key voice command technology patent
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Patent application hints at Voice Actions for Google TV

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Android on your phone can send texts, perform searches, set alarms and execute plenty of other tasks with little more than a simple voice command. Google TV is, for all intents and purposes, just Android blown up to fill your 42-inch TV -- so it would only make sense...
Patent application hints at Voice Actions for Google TV

Samsung announces the Galaxy Ace 3; LTE, Android 4.2, 4-inch screen, 1 GHz dual-core processor

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Samsung has announced another addition to its Galaxy range after it announced the Galaxy Ace 3, a new entry-level smartphone that will support LTE in certain markets. Running Jelly Bean (Android 4.2) and powered by a 1GHz dual-core processor, the Ace 3 sports a 4-inch display and a 5-megapixel camera...
Samsung announces the Galaxy Ace 3; LTE, Android 4.2, 4-inch screen, 1 GHz dual-core processor

Nuance Dragon Drive brings voice commands to cars

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Nuance, maker of the technology that partially powers Apple's Siri digital assistant, has announced that it is bringing its natural language technology to cars. Dragon Drive will allow drivers to compose text messages, get directions, and find traffic information by speaking to their cars. Nuance's voice-command technology is already featured...
Nuance Dragon Drive brings voice commands to cars

BMW taps Nuance for in-car speech recognition

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BMW will be the first the automaker to incorporate Nuance Communications’ new voice command and control platform into its dashboards. The German car manufacturer said today it is using Nuance’s Dragon Drive voice messaging technology in its BMW 7 Series flagship luxury sedans as well as the BMW 3 Series...
BMW taps Nuance for in-car speech recognition
Martian Watches brings voice-controlled smartwatches to Kickstarter

Windows 8 will be big at CES 2013, despite Microsoft's absence

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The oh-so-enchanting Steve Ballmer keynote: Gone. The sprawling, seemingly never-ending Microsoft product pavillion: Gone. The army of Microsoft marketing flacks, storming CES en masse with hive-like precision: Gone, gone, gone. Sure, Microsoft may not be appearing at CES 2013 as a marquee exhibitor, but its presence will still loom large in Las...
Windows 8 will be big at CES 2013, despite Microsoft's absence

myTouch and myTouch Q: T-Mobile's "Genius" Phones With Old Software

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Inexpensive “budget” phones are getting sexier. These days, $50 will get you much more than a flip phone with a low-quality camera and a slow mobile Web browser hidden behind a globe icon. T-Mobile’s new myTouch and myTouch Q are a testament to that. These two smartphones hit the market...
myTouch and myTouch Q: T-Mobile's "Genius" Phones With Old Software

Ford adds Mog streaming music to Sync AppLink roster

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The addition of Mog to Ford's Sync AppLink brings the total apps it supports up to 10. Mog subscribers will be able to use voice command to control various features of the streaming music in Ford models that have the latest version of AppLink installed. [Read more]...
Ford adds Mog streaming music to Sync AppLink roster

Google Labs functions found in Google Glass include a web browser

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Google Glass has a number of hidden features not normally available to users, giving a hint for what is in store for future iterations of the onboard software. Hidden inside the firmware of the Explorer Edition headset are a number of "Labs" items that were left behind by Google in...
Google Labs functions found in Google Glass include a web browser

Apple faces Chinese patent infringement lawsuit over Siri

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Lawyers for Apple appeared in a Shanghai court earlier today at the start of a lawsuit over the company's Siri voice command system, according to Agence France-Presse. Zhizhen Network Technology alleges that Siri violates a patent on voice recognition, used in the company's Xiao i Robot software, that dates back...
Apple faces Chinese patent infringement lawsuit over Siri

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)

Siri originally set to be exclusive for Verizon phones

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Siri -- the voice command technology in Apple's iOS -- was at one point set to become an exclusive to Verizon, a new report reveals. The Huffington Post says that in fall of 2009, Verizon signed a deal with Siri's then-independent developer for the project, with the goal of putting...
Siri originally set to be exclusive for Verizon phones

Microsoft's new Kinect is official: larger field of view, HD camera, wake with voice

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Microsoft's introducing a new Kinect motion-sensing camera to go alongside its new Xbox One game console. The camera peripheral is getting some major improvements in its second iteration, and it's expected to ship with every new console at launch. One of the most impressive features is the ability to...
Microsoft's new Kinect is official: larger field of view, HD camera, wake with voice

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

Siri-like Voice Commands on BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha (Video)

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Yesterday, Research In Motion released an OS update to the BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha. While some were struggling with problems getting the new update installed, others were lucky enough to begin playing with the update and finding out all of the new features.One feature stuck out, a voice command function...
Siri-like Voice Commands on BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha (Video)

MindMeld maker Expect Labs teams up with voice expert, Nuance

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Expect Labs, the anticipatory computing platform maker behind MindMeld, a video and vice calling app, has teamed up with voice-technology company, Nuance Communications and is incorporating their voice recognition engine in its platform.  Expect, which was co-founded by Tim Tuttle and Moninder Jheeta two years ago is backed by the Google...
MindMeld maker Expect Labs teams up with voice expert, Nuance
Honda enters connected car race (with some help from smartphones)

Smartphone mounts for your car

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If you insist on using your phone in the car, at least make sure it is securely mounted and its voice command button is within easy reach. These smartphone mounts hold your phone up and visible in the car. [Read more]...
Smartphone mounts for your car
Nuance’s Dragon ID Lets You Unlock Your Smartphone By Talking To It

New Plantronics headsets answer calls for you

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Plantronics is now shipping new business headsets for travel and desktop use, plus a wireless portable speakerphone, all shown earlier this month at the International CES. The Plantronics Voyager Legend UC headset lets you answer a call as soon as you put it on. The Voyager Legend UC succeeds...
New Plantronics headsets answer calls for you

BMW adds Samsung S Voice support to iDrive console in 2014 model cars

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BMW has announced that it is adding Samsung S Voice support to the iDrive console on its 2014 model cars, along with a range of other enhancements. The car-maker is also adding support for Apple’s equivalent iPhone service, Siri. With BMW offering its own voice-control functions, things could get confusing,...
BMW adds Samsung S Voice support to iDrive console in 2014 model cars

Thinner, touchier, more efficient: Intel tightens its Ultrabook definition

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Intel's new fourth-generation Core family processors--code-named Haswell and officially launched Saturday--are more than just power-efficient speed demons. They also give the world's biggest name in microprocessors an opportunity to update its Ultrabook specs: Expect even thinner designs, direct Windows 8 gesture support, and longer battery life as Haswell laptops...
Thinner, touchier, more efficient: Intel tightens its Ultrabook definition

Sherpa, The Top Spanish-Speaking Personal Assistant App, Comes To The U.S. For Android [TCTV]

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The “personal assistant” craze is in full effect on mobile devices, with Apple’s SIRI kicking off the fun. The dream of being able to speak out loud and have information come back to you is something that technologists have been discussing for years. The smarter that our devices are, and...
Sherpa, The Top Spanish-Speaking Personal Assistant App, Comes To The U.S. For Android [TCTV]

ASUS Qube hands-on (video)

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One of ASUS' most significant announcements at CES this year is the Google TV-powered Qube. Just as the name suggests, the device comes in the shape of a cube, with an IR receiver on the front side, a USB port on the right, and a bunch more on the...
ASUS Qube hands-on (video)

Intel's 48-core supercomputing smartphone CPU is less than a decade away

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Cell phones are rapidly growing ever more dominant as computing devices. Not only are they becoming vital parts of our everyday lives in the English-speaking western world, but also in developing nations around the globe. It’s clear that dumbphones are on the way out, and our current smartphones will look...
Intel's 48-core supercomputing smartphone CPU is less than a decade away
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