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Nuance's Dragon Drive voice control tech coming to BMW cars this year
Microsoft to bring full Internet Explorer browsing to Xbox 360 with Kinect controls

Ford EcoSport heads to Europe, Spotify voice-control in tow (hands-on)

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CNET ogle's Ford's new SUV for Europe, and test out its AppLink Spotify voice-control. [Read more]...
Ford EcoSport heads to Europe, Spotify voice-control in tow (hands-on)

Chevrolet unveils TV spot touting Siri 'Eyes-Free' feature

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Chevrolet, the first automaker to bring Apple's Siri Eyes-Free feature to market, has debuted a new TV commercial that showcases the feature as an integral selling point for the forthcoming 2014 Chevy Sonic. The Sonic, the second production model with the feature behind the Spark, has an integrated steering-wheel button...
Chevrolet unveils TV spot touting Siri 'Eyes-Free' feature

Mercedes-Benz 'fully integrating' iPhone into new A-class

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German car maker Daimler has announced plans to "comprehensively" integrate the iPhone into the user experience of the new A-Class Mercedes-Benz models. Drivers will be able to access various types of content right from the built-in vehicle display and use a center-armrest controller to more safely manipulate the device. Siri...
Mercedes-Benz 'fully integrating' iPhone into new A-class

What Is The iPhone 5's Killer Feature Going To Be? (AAPL)

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Today's Nokia press event got us thinking about innovation. It feels like most smartphone launches today center around what the software can do.  And that's good! It's what people actually see, touch, and use. But Nokia is notoriously awesome at making great hardware, which really showed during its press conference...
What Is The iPhone 5's Killer Feature Going To Be? (AAPL)

PS4 Eye promises to unlock your PlayStation at a glance, tips hat to Kinect

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Just finished watching Sony's "see the future" of PlayStation event? We hope you didn't blink, you might have missed a quick reveal of the next PlayStation Eye The optical sensor was overshadowed by the reveal of the DualShock 4, but it's nothing to scoff at -- the second generation...
PS4 Eye promises to unlock your PlayStation at a glance, tips hat to Kinect

Crave giveaway: Boombotix Boombot Rex portable speaker

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This little sound system connects to smartphones, tablets, and laptops via Bluetooth. Go ahead and tell it what to do; it's got built-in voice control. [Read more]...
Crave giveaway: Boombotix Boombot Rex portable speaker

Microsoft Talks Up Xbox 360 While Staying Mum on Its Successor

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Microsoft is no doubt cooking up the next Xbox in Redmond, but the company isn’t yet ready to share details. “All I’ll say about our current and future investment is (that it is) about doing things that are big and premium,” said Yusuf Mehdi, head of Microsoft’s interactive entertainment business,...
Microsoft Talks Up Xbox 360 While Staying Mum on Its Successor

Ford opens AppLink developer program, wants more apps with in-car voice control

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Ford's SYNC AppLink technology for smartphone voice control while behind the wheel is currently only a feature of a handful of big-name apps. That may soon change, however, as here at CES, the motor company has announced a developer program to promote integration of its AppLink APIs into third-party...
Ford opens AppLink developer program, wants more apps with in-car voice control
Samsung's S Voice available for Android 4.0 devices through leaked Galaxy S III ROM

Netflix Updates Xbox 360 App, Adds Single Sign-On, Facebook Sharing Outside The U.S.

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Netflix is rolling out a major update to its Xbox 360 application today, which is the biggest update to arrive since the integration of Kinect gestures and voice control back in December of last year. The updated app brings a number of new features and enhancements, but the most notable changes...
Netflix Updates Xbox 360 App, Adds Single Sign-On, Facebook Sharing Outside The U.S.

iOS 6: Higher hanging fruit

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Features and functionality from Android, BlackBerry, webOS, Windows Phone and more, still ripe for iOS 6 inspiration What will Apple bring to iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad with iOS 6? What will be the "tentpole" features to take Apple's mobile software into 2013? With WWDC 2012 coming in just...
iOS 6: Higher hanging fruit

Microsoft shows off new Xbox One dashboard

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So, we've just seen our first glimpse of the Xbox One, and after being turned on by voice control, we've had a look at the new dashboard, too. It's not a massive departure from the current one, but there are, of course, differences. Developing... Filed under: Gaming, Microsoft Comments...
Microsoft shows off new Xbox One dashboard

Samsung unveils its 'future-proofing' Evolution Kit to bring new features to its 2012 Smart TVs

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The 2013 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) kicks off next week but already Samsung has announced a series of new products, the latest of which is its Evolution Kit which allows monitors from its 2012 Smart TV range to be upgraded with new features and improvements. At this stage, of course, its...
Samsung unveils its 'future-proofing' Evolution Kit to bring new features to its 2012 Smart TVs
Voice Control Is Coming to DirecTV's Smartphone App
Japan's only iPhone-less carrier announces Siri competitor

THE APPLE INVESTOR: Apple's Mac Is The Only PC Brand Making Progress In Europe (AAPL)

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The Apple Investor is a daily report from SAI. Sign up here to receive it by email. AAPL Up In Wavering MarketMarkets are shaky in early trading as investors await euro zone leaders' possible resolution. Shares of AAPL are up with the rest of tech. Investors continue to be...
THE APPLE INVESTOR: Apple's Mac Is The Only PC Brand Making Progress In Europe (AAPL)

Cartoon: Siri, Get Me a Cepacol

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Today's cartoon may well be an exercise in envy. I'm using an iPhone 3GS, and it'll be another 14 months (or 424 days - not that I'm counting) before I'll be eligible for a free upgrade to a phone that lets me use that Siri-esque magic. And voice-control easily the...
Cartoon: Siri, Get Me a Cepacol
Can Apple get away with another "S" iPhone?
Xbox Owns the Living Room: Improved Voice Control, Streaming Music, and Tons of New Non-Gaming Content

WonderVoice wants to be Siri for Facebook

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Voice control is rapidly becoming a popular way of controlling consumer electronics from mobile phones to TVs, whether we like it or not (how often do you actually use Siri?). Now a new app is bringing the same approach to Facebook. WonderVoice, which launches today at the Dublin Web Summit (although...
WonderVoice wants to be Siri for Facebook

Galaxy S III Android 4.2.2 firmware leaked, adds several S 4 features (video)

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Samsung didn't stray far from its comfort zone when designing the Galaxy S 4, and now a leaked build of Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean for the S III makes it even harder to distinguish the older flagship from the newer one. The folks at SamMobile got their mitts on...
Galaxy S III Android 4.2.2 firmware leaked, adds several S 4 features (video)

Baidu Reportedly Developing Baidu Eye, Its Version of Google Glass

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Baidu, the search giant often referred to as the “Google of China,” is reportedly developing its own version of Google Glass, according to a article in Sina Tech (link via Google Translate). We’ve contacted Baidu for comment. Testing of a prototype has reportedly already begun. According to the Sina Tech...
Baidu Reportedly Developing Baidu Eye, Its Version of Google Glass

Apple’s ‘iTV’ might not launch until 2014

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Rumors surrounding the imminent launch of an Apple-branded HDTV have been swirling for the better part of a year, and while some industry watchers expect the “iTV” to launch as early as this summer, one analyst suggests that we’re still more than a year away from seeing Apple launch...
Apple’s ‘iTV’ might not launch until 2014

Apple interested in bringing Siri to the Mac via iPhone pairing

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Apple has shown interest in bringing Siri functionality to other devices, like Macs, by pairing them with an iPhone to share its voice control abilities....
Apple interested in bringing Siri to the Mac via iPhone pairing

Foxconn Chief Reportedly Making Preparations for Apple Television Set

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China Daily briefly notes (via How To Arena) that Foxconn chairman Terry Gou directly addressed the topic of Apple's rumored television set yesterday at a news conference in Shanghai marking the start of construction on a new company headquarters facility. Apple "iScreen" concept by CiccareseDesign According to the report, Gou...
Foxconn Chief Reportedly Making Preparations for Apple Television Set
DirectTV to add voice search, capabilities to its Android app later this year

Boot up: Kindle Fire hype?, iPhone 5 blueprints, Hillsborough and tech, and more

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Plus 0xCharlie joins Twitter, voice control for ultrabooks, ITC clears Apple of Samsung charge, how to save NFC and moreA quick burst of 9 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamHacking legend Charlie Miller signs on with Twitter >> V3.co.ukLegendary hacker and security reacher Charlie...
Boot up: Kindle Fire hype?, iPhone 5 blueprints, Hillsborough and tech, and more
Dolphin 8.0 for Android includes improved UI for faster browsing
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