How to get voice command on all your devices

Voice command (and speech recognition) isn't just available for phones. Check out our guide on getting these services on any of your gadgets.

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When Siri for the iPhone 4S was announced, downloads for Vlingo, a voice command app for Android, shot up 50%. Why? Because voice command, especially with artificial intelligence, can complete tasks more efficiently than our own fingers.

The act of talking to our gadgets is still in the awkward stage, but pretty soon we'll all be voice-commanding our phones, forgetting that we ever lived without artificial intelligence.

Voice command (and speech recognition) isn't just available for phones. Check out our guides on getting these services on any of your gadgets:

Android

  • How to get voice command on your Android phone
    As Apple announces the Siri voice command system for the iPhone, Android users may be wondering what took it so long. With these tips, use voice recognition to complete helpful tasks using apps that are available now.

  • Iris for Android answers your curious questions
    Iris (Intelligent Rival Imitation of Siri, or Siri backward) surfaced in the wake of Siri's debut and is touted as one of Android's best alternatives.


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