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Ep. 11: Android and a PSP sitting in a treeGoogle releases an expanded voice control app for Android Froyo; A PSP/Android hybrid gaming device; and the first Android Trojan (if you live in Russia). Plus Justin reviews SwiftKey, and we cover all of the Voice commands achievable with the new Google...
More voice commands from rodeo on PSP Android hybrid gaming device that -- Trojan on your -- -- all that more coming up on this week's edition of -- that was -- for Thursday August 12 when he -- hey that's today I'm Jason -- here as always with just -- out what's. -- -- -- -- -- -- He -- been doing today what -- around your phone I have really even call -- names I have it. Patent holder to sinuous -- yeah I saw that I can't really remember what it said but I I am. If memory serves as something like hey I'm sending you this message from somebody like I Alice in program so -- Message it was really come yet to become here did you do you -- -- -- to which I would've probably responded with three exclamation points and a question mark. But yes we are -- the lead slightly. There was a cool kind of press conference thing. Today and the announced two new Android applications. -- we knew one of these is coming along that was via Chrome to phone. App and we can do that -- we've been talking about we can department there is third party apps that -- -- doing it right. So this is kind of -- its official release of the Chrome to phone which. If you if you don't know about it basically on your browser on your desktop or -- laptop wherever you can install into your Chrome browser extension. Now allow you to then send whatever web page you happen to be browsing to your phone if on your phone you've also installed an application called on the -- right. And log in at both places would be cool. Google account tonight your Google apps account because there's some weird support or lack of support for Google apps account and a lot of different applications -- enter it now -- -- the what's the difference Google apps is like your domain account so late at CNET here were about switched to cool apps you for our email so you will not be able to use that account with your phone. For this application and a lot of other application -- Listen I don't exports them as well okay. For some reason that always lags behind like the Gmail updates made the other day didn't get rolled out to Google apps yet either. Hmm it's a bummer. It's -- -- -- at all. But haven't encountered it for myself so I would like to share in your on the two but I can't you will soon when you can -- is -- that's true although Dover, New Hampshire. Of the other at application that they've while released I guess it's more of an update and anything -- -- It's the voice. Voice activation app which if you've used Android in the past and not really quite sure what version they -- this was -- -- that you could hold down the search button. And get kind of -- voice command prompt. It's been there for awhile and then -- other confusing thing is that they have at kind of two voice ones like there's the voice dial. Now as well as the voice search other two different applications -- -- So I think now though with the voice was the new Pope was -- you can agreements do all the everything you need to do. Right include in the voice Dan islands are simply dial it'll probably go away -- have be folded into this and go away. -- we're looking at the demo. That Google posted. Today than -- it it's. If you watched the demo it's really impressive. Everything seemed to happen -- -- previously surprisingly. Yes that's crazy mighty thing it does not it actually to send you investments today. It took -- really yes it actually took me wonders -- the replied yeah and I included. The word period and then it actually did drop a period and the sentence would if you wanna say period. Well yeah exactly in the demo actually the -- says smiley face and an emoticon piers -- you know there are many times and I'm telling people -- -- it's. So look -- -- -- ought to be able to do that. The death and or -- there's -- simulate you know. That's the end of it period full stop the fact that it ought to period yeah I get -- -- -- I don't know I would love to see a list of those. Those marks -- -- grammar yet exactly does seems like everything's buried and -- states. They -- we're gonna talk a little bit more about the actual voice commands a little bit later in our tip section says stick around for that. On moving on of course the big news of the week are one of one of the big news points has been the hold -- -- to launch which. Just find this a little weird because what -- read about it. Well I mean Detroit to great. That the the strange thing about it for me is that we've all known it's coming we've all you know found out more information -- the course last month especially all these leaks and everything like that whether they were intentional or whether they weren't. Whatever how come Verizon Motorola wait until the even even make any mention of whatsoever it's a yes it exists and it's coming out tomorrow like plug that we now. When they didn't with other file you know -- mean. -- -- maybe because every room already knew. Yeah there's no point I didn't have a big announcement planned an -- like any merit. Speculation is better for us -- -- maybe so we knew a lot about this but we didn't know war on me -- -- point here. Go -- take it -- it that is no that is he special edition. I'm not saying that's not cool but now. It's so so you like to -- you right. Well I mean for me if I'm staying on Verizon. And I want faster phone and -- wanna keyboard. Literally have you don't have excellent -- That's true and it's you know it looks nicer it's got a nice little rounded rounder fish -- less industrial design in the keyboard is better -- -- it's faster which is the biggest thing where it. And the is the camera better. I think the camera stays the same it's ratified megapixels whether they improve the actual mechanics of the camera very I know I don't think it's -- passed. When you -- -- and others that. You are allowed to do three G mobile hot spot -- chart with this version of the Android yeah I think it was and it's only like twenty dollars yet twenty dollars and his team to reasonable need and then of course it'll cost 199 after 100 dollar mail in rebate. With a two year contract so. Is no no announcement that we can upgrade early as an -- about that very. -- I do like actually heard something if well okay yes you -- for us because we bought one. Less than a year ago which one did you can't that's exactly and out very here exactly and their always two year contract but I think they still have that thing where if -- contract. Ends by the end of this year you can go ahead and do it now -- it. And and be kicking yourself three months later when you realize why -- Said -- -- do that and into possible phone comes out -- how are always happens and it's super photos. Now. And then I guess finally as far as the Motorola -- tip for -- Leo update we talked about a lot last week in the manual updated it appears that the over the air. Update is now hitting and that's scheduled to run from now until August 18. So be looking for that. -- -- I go to you know the about this phone on my wife's phone which I -- the manual update for student and -- I don't know why. I kind of expected to be able to request the over the -- update and still get it but I guess right season well I mean you want -- not August 18 Garrett says she heard device may not have been activated for upgrade yet but usually when they do this or at least have to like to read this in the past that -- Don't push it out over the over the air. Stepped out over a course of a period of time but you can still going to your phone and say check for update. If you wanted to let us what I've found -- -- has went to one came out I tripped him thing. The more it didn't work and finally I just have the me to go to one upgrade. Even though they have. Quote and quote -- to one. That I think they just put a bunch -- device eighties and errant -- here's the back -- weren't allowed upgrade today. Not -- that's that's mine in the other thing about this that at least I've experienced in this is just with a manual update so maybe there's some difference between the main update on him -- automatic update. But it seems like flash is still not available for -- which is surprising me. That's strange. Flash is being built into Android two out on release along with for so great then releases it releases the both of stuff. That's cancer it is. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- And if it's not coming can you download it through the marketplace which is where anybody would look for that there was an -- preinstall gamers on the marketplace if I visit. Adobe site actually -- M dot flash dot com site. It tells me that it's not available for those devices that. But please visit now could end up -- -- come -- -- browser to its -- it -- me see what it'll be like when we eventually decide to give it to you. Lots cover Obama the you know what it is available for enter it sounds cool yeah the Android phones that are -- Photoshop. -- that's right the first Trojan has officially hit the Android phones although. You can't enjoy the -- -- of this Trojan analysts you live in -- your phone can be infected by the Trojan. -- what it basically does is it is programmed to send a text message to premium. Locations within Russia so if you're within Russia -- this Trojan sends a text message there it's premium -- get you know charge for that so. -- listeners you know be where. On those outside Russia can still get it on the phone but it's not what it's probably not going to -- successfully place a text that's. Forever and I think. Didn't they say that like some of the text messages it was sending maternity like hundreds or thousands of dollars oh boy -- -- -- that it was crazy because they're premium rate numbers that is sending to that are presumably owned by the builder of the I've. The Trojan. And that -- just. Breezy amounts of money I mean we made fun virus scanners and stuff but does I don't know -- the go to so and again. Maybe but I mean it all it always kind of comes back and this is kind of the running argument you know a couple weeks -- -- talked about. The wall paper app that was later you know cleared of any wrong doing. You know -- talked about then it's -- pointed out here by John over hide uses security expert who. -- managing his hands on the first Trojan. For Android and he's kind of analyze that take a look at it. He says the eight -- clearly states of the applications requesting permissions to send SMS and it's spelled out there you know it's -- that page and. Yeah -- it doesn't tell you got -- pay. I mean I don't think that -- warns you of really what's in there I think you can still not -- Trojan or a virus or some like that because I can download. You know and -- -- replacement like to have I have been handsets -- they have mapped the mini missions and as math and com it's whether and -- -- mass mass based on my command or consent that's -- or just on its own right it's gonna like it that's good point. Did it like the deal in windows -- -- crazy they understand where you. -- installed this and that'll dialogue comes up instantly. This application is requesting that you would. Let it install this -- yes they just press the install threats. -- it that they give you that because there could be a situation where some -- -- -- request has to do with them mean. And then is there confirmation that confirmation something that there is made him -- just. Yeah or -- another show and I mean it all comes. -- -- -- to this this application in question was a purported to be. A harmless media player application. Now a couple weeks ago we talked about screen saver -- is Cali why does a screen saver app need to -- You know have access to all this other information it doesn't seem to make sense why does a media player need to have access to the ability to send SMS messages I guess there's little. Connection there that needs to be made on the on the side of the person that's installing the app -- -- you know it's obviously not a perfect solution right now. Right it's the eternal struggle between the app store versus the marketplace experience yet where the I think the problem is that the marketplace is that you feel like you have an inherent trust of anything that is in there because it's an an official quote -- marketplace right exactly. And that. You know it's how woody user even know how -- user evaluate that right. Like there's no way they could possibly know that unless they had some kind of antivirus they -- they had some site that sort of said we've reviewed this and it looks good to -- -- like that yeah which is what Apple visionary who system that in the course of the columns that where. It takes forever to get out submitted or even updated and there's -- Or they removed things from the marketplace their own marketplace I know wait a minute. Google does that -- I mean the movements in the first and the -- -- this but. Scott Webster wrote an article about a Google -- easy route from the Android market and easy -- if you've never heard of it which I -- before reading about this. Is basically an application that does pretty much what it purports to do it makes routing your phone. A miles the easy. Process it only worked for Motorola Android -- -- acts and a milestone running for a -- so easy that apparently according to the screen shot. There's one button. And root mean yes all those black pixels that surrounded the make of the background and it's been really expensive if Hadley -- that -- Connecticut if you or make the entire face of the app for the button -- -- when giant but didn't want to accidentally launch it in your pocket. -- thrown against you wanna actually did it operatives of truth and ethnic. Well to me today. Say -- Saturday. This this application was abruptly. Removed from the Android market and you know have no fear you can actually go to the developer's site and you can download it directly from them and that's what you want to. I have to say why did. Why do they do just that -- on I was gonna say okay hit back at I mean you well candidates so I think I kind of hook it. I think a lot of people are gonna it is horrible and Google's overstepping their bounds and there like -- -- but. I think to have -- -- or are you do you want some semblance of security. In the app store from viruses -- talked about but then it at the same time. I don't know I feel like you want to segregate a little bit these apps that like. You know 5% of users -- most really care about. Do you want someone like stumbling across this and do it from. Exactly and look through -- photos like farm bill you -- -- that's a great name install button right button to start the game oh and I can also understand from my Verizon and -- eighteen years prints perspective where. You want that to happen to just ran abusers and -- make going to store calls or meant to oust him. Them hundreds of dollars support costs that's later I think if you wanna do this you have to sort of accept the responsibilities -- -- happy thank. Kind of thing to do and that. Your phone is locked down so you can go and download this from a third party source. But it's not gonna go in the mainstream. -- lawyers and I don't understand about this in particular is gonna read this of the Guyana have an app on -- on the does not -- -- manager and basically it's. It's not as easy is this it's got a lot more options to about it and basically it allows you through the app and it's downloadable marketplace to. Have all of -- wrong stored on the phone and to easily select the wrong and say. Yes boot into recovery load this wrong and then when it boots up I've got the news you know so antigen whatever however. To get there the first place you have to root. Using some app for some tactic outside -- riyals I think now there aren't there. -- I mean maybe there should just be a whole late route marketplace. You know you are -- zones set -- isn't -- that for the iPhone and the I know wherever it's called city and marketplace yet. Yeah although it is kind of cool you can get some of that stuff to the Android market place to maybe -- should be a section in their marketplace. You know does -- -- legitimized doing something with your phone in the navy carriers and manufacturers don't want you be doing with the palms. The amateur the manufacturers would be -- without an -- I think the good thing is you could have an app like apparatus the point that that is a whole other marketplace. And in -- marketplaces where you have all that -- that so the third party confuses. Japan may -- have. Who knows -- you know a few people -- -- appointing outside dried and I'm not sure if that's. What we're talking about here not that. I'm -- is to that is set it out loud. You are right so moving on -- the next story. There was I -- back to Verizon here boy genius. The blog who. Unloaded quite a bit of information on -- leaked roadmap. For Verizon and have wanted to she'd be -- and there. Is pretty inching its pretty much. Is it exclusively an Android. Road map here border. I don't know if there's any other phones but it's. It's at least almost almost all yeah I mean there's a lot of Android is on -- so -- -- the that if they -- See the Motorola Android pro which is kind of like a business focus phone available now will be. According to this one point three gigahertz. Yeah and you global roaming coming out November 28 and com there's going to be sort of day when the looks like grow old Motorola Q. Which I remember we -- want crazier it's you know when we heard about that phone coming out in -- and best thing ever been stuck with it around you. The two wells is on there if there's some there's some tablet news on there which is pretty interest in right. -- ten inch tablet. Running 803 and it will launch by the end of the year. Motorola Dell Motorola and Verizon. That's pretty -- -- -- it is one of the biggest tablets that we've heard about yeah -- -- Android yet also a seven inch tablet from Samsung. Also on -- three -- then. Me. Let's see -- afford Gphone. Who's this. So they can talk about ray is an end LTE used is that that shoot covers that -- 5% of the country by April 2012. Around sixty dollars a month -- that's pretty shocking right now. And as a side note. Ken to wrote this -- Predicted. That iPhone is and CC DM -- iPhone but he does he want -- iPhone on personnel to be easy. And it's we've kind of goes with -- so maybe that means -- for one month old. He -- they offer I guess that's when they're gonna have 75% of the the country covered that the total -- so let's get back. That's okay too worried about we get back to gingerbread. Being out in the fourth quarter of this year and including enhanced enterprise management features insurance. I didn't damage kind of big there you have very -- equipment at. I'm hoping plus a whole lot more. Would be involved than that. That would certainly be different the -- -- unless you know what else to run out of their opener. It -- to gaming features that is true. Supposedly. Sony and the Ericsson brand. Our gearing up to introduce an Android three -- out of gaming platform this would only be enabled with with the gingerbread. And it would be kind of like an Android PS EP. Smartphone immigration and now there's a little screen shot on this article it's -- -- they do well that's it does not that's kind of artist renditions is totally kind of -- -- but pretty cool when you think about it at least for me I know with -- with my Motorola -- -- the only time I ever -- the slide out keyboard as I'm like. Playing you know -- -- -- 64 game on an emulator and you know it's way easier to use real keys instead of take on screen keys. So to turn that slide out keyboard into a PSP controller would be -- -- again -- area. I think this does look pretty cool and it's pretty exciting just as an Android and the easiest that they would be a sort of an X gaming platform on and -- now. My concern -- all. -- -- like I really want more games coming -- bucked. They kind of saying that mostly teams that they're gonna release are only gonna run on Vista bias yeah right -- It just creates more confusion in the marketplace and there may be -- separate section. Yeah -- just for games that run on this type of the device RS brand of the device. Yet that is versus say your average consumers like whoo it's our cool game running on Android phone I'm gonna go by the -- to more it does -- there understands Android. Totally. -- -- there's a lot of a lot of details -- through here one gigahertz snap dragon processor. Branded experience device but you know carrying the PlayStation branding as well. Long touchpad for analog control standard PSP buttons shoulder buttons -- like stuff. Sounds great I did something about it how are now like something about it just doesn't. Gel from there's too many. Too many assumptions. And over arching kind of points -- -- into -- in order for this to be real you know what I mean the whole. Segmentation of the Android market place just for games that run on these types of devices like that's a big one right there that is I mean you know I could see -- -- -- doing something like that. Particularly bad mood -- games here on this -- I don't know I mean maybe it's maybe it's rooted in something we Eldorado Jason. Is rooted in something real that I don't think it's entirely accurate and that's that's my bet that I'm hedging right now -- Hey show me when I'm wrong I'll be happy to -- one comes out like it. Yeah really do it happens. Loss would you want your gaming device to be your food and -- guess what that's happening yeah iphones. -- -- -- there's a lot of crossover you know all around and gaming. Yeah I mean games already out iPhone but you don't have to have a certain type of iPhone in order to gain -- degree difference yeah. Just give me angry birds on my -- in the hope they don't worry Hampshire it's coming from Peter in the works but. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Streaming music applications notably pandora. I think also slacker possibly have some issues with -- excellent but. Anyways. There have been some people kind of digging into it and what it all -- stems from is this. Technology that you Google built in for Leo cult stage fright that kind of changes. The file types in the audio codec. How it's. How it's kind of managed within the last took -- not supporting. Low were. Whatever the lower end codec anymore is that the deal absolutely yeah I mean over three G and yet exactly -- you know it's just so weird because sometimes even though you streaming over three -- units on its own sound great and some of them -- We talked and that is the last week I think it was that you know pandora is basically saying well we're just kind of waiting for -- to you. Place an update you know the next version of of Android OS which would be gingerbread three -- though. In would have to be the earliest that has to be corrected and the circles basically -- that Google has verified -- working on making changes to the streaming audio services. So that they won't have that -- quality while streaming over three G -- In that -- in summary it's -- -- seems like Google's kind of moved into this new direction with -- audio. And some of the legacy quote unquote applications that have been enjoying the old version. Of of -- delivering audio on these devices are being left in the cold like pandora and you know course deed discussion out their right now as well should pandora. Really you know be behind in the audio format that they support when Google's moving forward with something else you should do role. Actually support the things that they support in the past while still supporting the new things and intense -- support. I don't -- -- -- while non dot. -- -- -- So anyways I don't know if this really spells out any sort of real short term solution pandora did actually release an update yesterday I think and initially. I you know first thing I did -- launch it and start listening to music and I was like -- five songs that are wrote it sounds great this is -- -- -- of -- six something it. I used. Pandora two days ago when you're running early development at them and they're probably an aquatic have been kind of bad and I didn't notice -- them so I'm through -- on my. You know just the burning feeling in my legs perhaps -- gonna but but. That is true but -- -- an -- -- there is pain to distract you don't notice the audio issues this right now so anyways here's hoping to you that getting corrected because personally I totally knows that and that's kind of -- what happens but -- in the world. He gets what but hey breaking news that the government I'm sorry I missed the name -- -- but have pictures of the derided. Two. A little September 30 that is based into the chat room. RRR. And it is. Pictures look. Not as cool as they my may have hoped. But you know it looks like. R&B you know this is truly a fan -- device say here yes. Although although when someone does get it I wouldn't mind taking a look at it is the panelists. Public's interest thing -- -- this is -- though to see how. How much their kind of branding themselves into the Lucas. World because they haven't really generally acknowledged that -- -- television is yet to speak fees for that colleges but getting their money's worth out of that absolutely does -- come with special ring tones. -- exactly yeah -- you know the workers vehemently -- And after the -- Even after -- got the great I loved it then have it be -- out possibly elected at least is tapestry yeah obviously he's written. And now factory use schedule program back to the final news story of the week Samsung galaxy S coming to sprint the final phone in the -- in this -- galaxy. Universe. Galaxy. Brings forgy -- that it's the epic forgy and that's coming on that. What is -- and greatest ever yeah our newspapers that the first four G Samsung -- gas and the restaurant for sprint to rate. -- -- it in his analysis slide out keyboard which I think. New iTunes and other. Normally. You -- probably worry about or on need to spend more time -- the Samsung galaxy stuff yeah I mean the same thing dark yet. Has been going crazy -- news every were about -- people -- excited about it. With a new kind of a cool that approach to their launch which is one phone within the series on every single carrier -- but yes a little bit. -- all -- slightly different in their own special way this one will -- Fifty dollars more than the evil four GB other and first. Four Gphone in sprint or really anywhere. So it's fifty dollars more than evil forgy in some people -- -- does make a lot of sense because actually not better. The keyboard lives I guess depends retain -- exactly is definitely. That is a great point. And the terror does confirmed that it is the only galaxy S which -- -- so okay thank you chat room awesome. Making us look just a little bit smarter -- -- thank you -- All right are you ready for the pressure -- -- -- Are you ready to -- Yeah aren't so what am I doing today -- phone mode without rights to now -- you get there you are talking about swift key if memory serves I am aren't -- -- taken. Position. Yeah keep -- yeah. Even humorous outlook. Is Acer's keyboard replacement but -- also who works from the virtual keyboard as well as he heard keyword. And my favorite feature -- actually is certainly predictive text right and machine. In and he knows he down here at the bottom and will pick up and prediction of what I'm gonna -- -- pretty impressive. So just -- we start typing alligator com can now the alligator and I knew that there you go -- you say to -- there mostly wanna -- really so what it does is it picks up. -- -- -- -- You're -- for the past and build sort of intelligence based on that figures you're taking patterns. -- really sort of predict so it's not just looking at the word you're currently type in -- -- the word you just. If you say like war and you and you -- mistake and you need -- -- suggestion. Okay so it's pretty cool it's in beta right now to the marketplace it's currently free that are really list anywhere I can find whether they're going to. Start charging for -- not yeah it's kind of like trial -- data but eventually they might charge for I think it is yeah I -- I continue to see this kind of put up along with swipe. It's -- swipes grade if you don't want to you have T do that'd that -- style typing. And then this is great if that's what you prefer I installed this when -- first. Came out I can remember like a month ago and -- used to -- ideas not just found that it was correcting my words incorrectly. Wrecking your words in. For it was in correcting my words. They have city that's immediate smarter now and one thing I had to kind of customize and turn off some features so I think by default it will automatically -- -- article feature. Type in you. Which I did find it was auto correcting me wrong most that -- was that about half the time what that capacity turning that off. And only sort of get better case where you actually have to tap the worthy mean -- it works really well I got you so -- Security issue it should it -- the -- as the default settings and then while more people like it but -- it's pretty impressive. Com they claim it's 41% faster than -- people keyboard yeah so maybe next -- so you -- memories. There -- you would win. -- some notable app news here otherwise and grades. Awesome gesture search just got a little bit -- summer if you haven't used the the app it's basically -- you can kind of right letter by letter and -- -- your contacts music whenever. Whatever letter you write. Well they implemented a feature that allows you to kind of flick your wrist and -- launch the app because otherwise you have to kind of -- happen. Like kitten and it's not that's not a big deal for me -- -- keep on the home page in the front. Front -- Buy it at supposedly go like this slightly easier and annually that -- goes to. Does -- slow motion thing in the launches in the -- -- I found that it doesn't always work the way -- think -- but it doesn't always -- that doesn't always -- it doesn't always picking up the you can see the it has different sensitivity settings that you can set it up with. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- By I've tried and it doesn't always work when I think there's you actually use the -- yeah. Yeah I use of your war now. Now let it put it on the front page and more and I'll launch it and do a search with contacts section really cool well maybe now what Acer -- it last month possibly so -- -- that's. -- -- -- -- And which is a very popular. And it. What's the word I'm looking -- client. Sure that works but not just Twitter I think it also pulls in -- -- updates from FaceBook all those other places. They now have a beta out for Android and you can check that out out -- blog blog that tweet -- dot com. To find -- can install it although I tried and tried and tried it -- it. -- in the bottom -- it's on the story. That's marketplace. -- right. Graves which you know I it'd -- releasing a whole -- news but this is one of those rare cases where somebody -- descendants of headed by Google this week think. Actually think it's pretty cool for students to wait for students in -- back to school. For you to track kind of you know how you doing two views -- to do lists and all that kind of stuff. And it's just kinda looks like -- of the line so checking out might be useful some students out there make -- -- smarter. Awesome and then finally -- sad trombone of the list Netflix. Has an app for Android on the way I -- -- about this one. Yeah I'm excited about -- you just kind of -- that like the news that we have is they're posting for jobs for you know the creation of an Android apps that probably means it's always out. -- I've seen so many stories this week actually -- scouring job boards to find that what people are doing yeah it's. Yet it is inched into -- technique -- world or -- -- imperfect. Way to -- but this will be very cool area. You do this albeit that it -- today have Netflix for but it forums they have Netflix right now they do -- believe. We -- about that here. That's true she -- -- talk iPad iPad they do they do you do that that's true did you do that the -- do. All right -- -- bullets move away from the the Apple stuff real quick and go to our tip of the week which we thought. Might just be kind of appropriate to talk about the voice search actions and in episodes -- or an episode past week. Talked about the for a that we know of at that time. And of course with today's school. You know expansion of the voice actions. -- have kind of expanded it looks like to ten different things that they feature on their website. Different things he couldn't do for like sending a text message were talking about that -- say. -- that text to Justin. Yeah oh yeah what I like about this actually is the can actually do everything in one fell swoop when I use -- -- which you can do you know. Voice recognition for the text messages and I think -- was even built into built in messaging system before you click the button but he couldn't -- Who it's to it all in -- -- Ry -- So that -- -- that's cool on some of these things eldest of the rim off Maria remarked that some of me you could do before like get directions navigate to -- where every one -- you. All contacts you could do before with the ways -- right call Johnston sell or call -- home whatever program. View map you can get up forcing -- -- of blank and you get a map of it this is kind of cool write a note. And like -- you get that you say. Note to self. Yeah exactly. But my question is what used to use it sends you an email yes it sends you an email all the one complaint I have is there's no built in -- memo. Should be well actually in Gmail there are tasks. -- you know like maybe maybe but there's no way to access them except -- logged into the wind mobile web version of Gmail yeah I mean there are some apps -- oh man was as society tasks I think is what it's called -- Right but isn't it changes -- -- built in -- absolutely essential to ask them though. -- -- -- Well yeah and it's -- who doesn't have this in their university dues they need integrated this to be one way you weren't really cool way to do it is maybe I didn't like. Task to -- personal -- to do whatever. -- you can listen to music say listen to use the example December's that showed just how liberally that there are. Call businesses. And this is kind of cool if you don't actually you know you don't know where you're calling her the number whatever program. Probably uses the Google Maps -- places database there have slashed Google's search in general -- it and called Pizza Hut. They promote that are local -- -- -- the -- -- which we won't mention here that are getting slammed with orders for character. Send email. Send email to Justin. Subject which would be -- jerk body which -- just kidding. The one weird thing I have -- this and about the text message thing is that what. I don't wanna pause at some point miss you pause at all during this minute stop stop -- and you're just. That's so well. Yeah well when I did this and text -- -- mind -- this is the first time that I did it. I had the -- really rehearse before you get it you're gonna hit like I had to know exactly the order what I placing where I mean I guess the more you do -- obviously these packets -- well -- -- just say yeah does it stream of consciousness that'll be awesome. Go to website so go to Wikipedia dot work. -- what they use and then finally search Google which is just your queries only have to say is. You know. -- -- -- -- Mario and less AC DC two -- is an actual action who notes. But I could be now. That's true. The it would need to do now is builders. Here it is very well in -- -- -- Because I -- that our road is there now -- is not very easy to use in the current yeah especially for Mario. There batted like second screen. Sort of our square meters in that. Yeah karma the beautiful I was and I mean -- anyway Arabs have been they haven't actually empty boxes there well that I can't stay here and -- nobody -- knows -- -- you have there if you could. Well I would have liked my podcast application for example. So -- harmonic and clicked it and start playing an interest and public -- -- that it's annoying fix that yes do that. And then some little email us let us know kind of like. The emails of we have today Android -- at cnet.com you can send us an you know your question. Will try our best to you to answer and I put emphasis on try our best. Will Wright since of those watching the last standard podcast you said. US there was a way to play games and kill the programs that could slow down game -- the app is actually called pastor. Right from -- -- kill those programs only when you play games look forward trying to actually we had Antuan Goodwin on last week and that was his -- of the week was tasker. On -- I guess it would work in this case not quite what angle four -- I don't know maybe it's the distinction without difference but I don't wanna kill apps that are running I just wanna enter -- -- Non multitask mode where all that I'm running right at this very point of not killing anything members pushing it. I'm pausing everything else editor and media monitoring and -- a -- phone. Yeah right bonus amounts right -- the essential phone and then game and that's. -- or at least some priority is -- -- where it does like. It's the -- front most application gets all available -- it wants it yeah Portsmouth as much as opposed it right yet. They should be able do that -- know you know and underlined sort of Unix Linux you can do -- -- prioritize. You you know processes and I'm sure there must be some her organization but there aspects doesn't quite work the way you work. -- -- -- alright well hmm. That's -- that and then we finally have an email from Scott. From Dallas Texas uses. See here had a question that I thought you might be able to answer -- all the talk about apps looking for data. Having access to your phones information -- started trying to remove apps that were pre -- that I don't use he has via HTC truly incredible. One of these -- is city -- although I admit that being told what city the number that is calling is from. Was kinda cool it wasn't worth the two dollars a month to month. I am not the first thing I wanted -- right and isn't this just a database and her house and add new area codes -- like it one via a remote that. Yeah our yeah that's -- -- and dollars a month especially as is -- worth them. So we continues so I thought I'd uninstall it since I'm not sure what it's doing and how -- free subscription -- out. Obviously keeps launching because after -- get a call on ran task killer it's listed as a running -- However it doesn't appear that I have the option to remove it and I stuck with -- -- or is their way to remove it. Well yes and no leniency spirit we look at this we have a jury incredibly here you cannot and thought he can obviously. Hewlett. It doesn't give you the option exactly so the way to do this. Is -- from. There you go at least that's one of the ways and we don't know what the other way could be I'm sure somebody else writing that they no better way to do this but I mean if you route your phone. Not saying that you should not saying they should go out and do that right now wouldn't. -- we're saying if you choose to do that. All disclaimers included. You can install it and install a wrong on the -- sort of version of the -- that does not have the glow crap where. I loaded with some of these phones and they're not. -- that the manufacturers that are throwing that in there they're doing it for reason. And you know branding -- keeping the experience. Constant and acting -- you in the easy option. To get rid of that stuff it's kinda like crap ware on you know people PCs back in the day when you get a free PC at the loaded with a Ali's like. Not gonna get a free PC and then. You know easily be able to take all that stuff out although I'm sure people. But ray and it's that you do have HDC phone we talked couple -- about the non revoked dot com and diapers aren't. It's. Makes it very easy to retrieve keys each TC phone so check that out but it. If you break your phone don't -- us as we told you don't do. You -- dot com that's right we said don't do it do it but then we'll see you do if you do do it do it that way epic adventure -- Alright that is it if you wanna send us your question in an email you can do that Android -- cnet.com. You can check us out on Twitter the blog in general all you know entries on the -- including this podcast hit the Twitter address of -- Android app -- I can check out the live show every Thursday to PM Pacific -- CNET -- at cnet.com slash live you get directly to show page with slash hundred outlets. And you can visit the blog for all this information is totally confused cnet.com slash -- -- -- was confused people wanna do this last part is subject mission -- maybe you can clear cut that down maybe we just say the blog. And email. Video could be. So coming up in the next couple weeks we have some exciting guest who I wanna tell you now and we'll tell you wow that. Next week and as well as the end of this month and early next month we have some exciting stuff when -- Except that I will be gone for two weeks that are really excited yeah ha ha ha because you -- get a party while I'm gone -- Are right well cool stuff thanks Justin thanks a -- I didn't think you guys listening Wilson.