913 Results for

voice recognition

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Honeywell Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat with Voice Control

The voice control options are extremely basic, and the price increase just doesn't match the value added. Save some cash and get the $249 model or a Nest.

By December 4, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating December 4, 2013
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Move over, Siri. Cortana is coming to the iPhone

Microsoft's smart assistant Cortana is expanding beyond Windows, Twitter's Periscope is rising on Android, and Amazon is getting crafty with competition for Etsy.

By May 26, 2015

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Samsung may face FTC probe over voice-recognition TVs

Privacy group charges that Smart TVs' voice-command feature violates federal privacy law by collecting owners' private communications.

By February 25, 2015

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Speak, toy! Welcome to the age of chatting with your teddy bear

Elemental Path and ToyTalk hope to pioneer interactive toys. But will kids and parents want Internet-connected Barbies and dinosaurs?

By May 23, 2015

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Roku updates streaming boxes with voice search, new movies feed (hands-on)

CNET's favorite streaming boxes get minor makeovers, with voice search coming to the new Roku 3 and faster performance to the new Roku 2. Plus, a Facebook-like data feed lets you "follow" new movies as they transition through availability windows.

By April 6, 2015

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Android Auto arrives

The first car with Android Auto is common and affordable.

By May 26, 2015

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Delete your Echo voice data from Amazon's servers

To improve its voice recognition tech, Amazon saves and analyzes your voice data. Here are two ways to delete it.

By February 2, 2015

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Granny hits it big on Internet after voicing displeasure with Siri

Technically Incorrect: An Italian grandmother in Australia grapples with the idea of talking to Siri and ends up calling the voice command system "a bloody sh**". Of course, she's now a Web hit.

By February 11, 2015

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Google reveals our embarrassing voice search habits

Google recently commissioned a study to show how cool voice search can be, but the findings don't always show the best side of either teens or adults.

By October 14, 2014

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Through Insteon, Cortana gets to the smart home before Siri

The updated Insteon app for Windows Phone 8.1 includes a variety of voice controls.

By September 25, 2014