LG Launches Siri Competitor
LG today announced Quick Voice, its answer to Apple's Siri and Samsung's S Voice. The voice control software will run on Optimus-series phones, including certain existing models, including the Vu. The software is configured to control a variety of apps and services, including maps, weather, web search, making calls, texting, alarms, calendar, web search, and settings such as vibrate mode. It also provides voice dictation for messages. The service has been announced initially for the Korean market.
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Apple Hits Refresh on the Apple TV
Apple today revealed a new set-top box for televisions that brings applications to the living room. The revised Apple TV features powerful hardware, a modernized operating system with a new user experience, weighty developer tools, and a complete App Store.
Siri Gets Smarter
Apple today announced that iOS 9 will include a new version of its Siri voice assistant that's both smarter and more proactive. The new Siri can respond intelligently to commands such as "show me my photos from Utah" and "remind about this web page when I get home".
Google Threads Voice Commands Deeper Into Google Maps
People can now use their voice to take full command of Google Maps when in the car. Google updated Maps today and added more support for "Ok, Google"-based voice commands.
Voice Assistant Coming in BlackBerry OS 10.3
BlackBerry today revealed that the upcoming BlackBerry OS 10.3 will include a voice-activated virtual assistant, much like Siri and Google Now. BlackBerry assistant, as the app is called, will be able to interact with email, calendar, messaging, timers, and the web.
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