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Android 6.0 Marshmallow Google Now Launcher Available For Download

08/19/2015, Google unveiled Android M earlier this year and it got everybody thinking since then about the version number and the moniker for the next major Android update. The company has finally confirmed it though, it’s called Android 6.0 Marshmallow and the...

Cortana For Android Can Replace Google Now As Default Assistant

08/09/2015, As some of you might have heard, Microsoft is working on bringing Cortana to iOS and Android devices, meaning it will no longer be an exclusive to Windows-based devices. However we had previously mentioned that it might not necessarily gain the same...

Use ‘OK Google’ To Send WhatsApp Messages

07/28/2015, Back in April Google launched custom voice actions on Android which allowed users to control select third party applications using the “OK Google” voice command, which brings up the Google Now digital assistant that can help with a wide...

New Hound Video Surfaces, Goes Up Against The Competition

06/30/2015, Earlier this month SoundHound launched Hound, their own voice assistant software. The app is currently in beta although a recent video showed that it had no problems handling the competition. However if you don’t have access to the beta and want to see...

OK Google Now Shows Suggestions In The Search Bar

06/22/2015, If you’re new to Android and you’re wondering how best to take advantage of the Google Now voice assistant feature, fret not because Google is here to save the day. It has recently been discovered that Google has been including suggestions in the...

SoundHound’s “Hound” Beta Blows Away The Competition In Tests

06/12/2015, Earlier this month you might recall that music identification tool SoundHound launched their own voice assistant software called Hound. The app is currently in beta but so far from initial impressions, it seems that many were very impressed with Hound’s...

SoundHound Debuts “Hound” Voice Assistant App

06/02/2015, When it comes to voice assistant features, having it baked into your operating system is probably the best as it would allow deeper control over the entire operating system. However sometimes third-party apps might be more powerful or in tune with what...

“OK Google” Hotword Detection Returns To The Galaxy S6

05/31/2015, Back in April, we reported that Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge owners were complaining that the “OK Google” hotword detection appeared to have gone missing on their handsets. The feature was still available but only if it was used within Google’s...

Apple’s “Proactive” Feature Will Take On Google Now

05/27/2015, When it comes to voice assistant features, Apple has Siri, and Google has Google Now. The latter is admittedly a more feature-rich tool as anyone who’s ever used an Android device can attest to, but apparently this is something that Apple will not take...

Google I/O 2015 To Unveil Voice Access For Android Apps

05/06/2015, Google I/O 2015 is around the corner and we have a slight idea about what all is going to take place at the much awaited conference, that includes range of latest wearables from Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects division. The event also holds...

Google Adds Custom Voice Actions To Google Now For Selected Apps

04/30/2015, Google Now supports many voice actions, however these actions have been limited to Google services such as, reminders, and Google cards. In the latest development, Google+ Android Developers have announced new personalized voice actions, which will launch...

New Google Now Card Informs You When A Product Goes On Sale

04/29/2015, Let’s say you’ve been eyeing a new camera but at its current price, it is a bit too expensive for your tastes so you forget about it and hope that either you can save up enough for it, or maybe hope that a sale will take place and it will become more...

OK Google Feature Oddly Missing From The Samsung Galaxy S6

04/27/2015, We have to admit that the “OK Google” feature on Android has to be one of the coolest features on the platform. It’s quick and responsive and seems to be able to understand what we want when we give it commands, but oddly enough it seems that the...