ZTE Agrees to Add Nuance Tech to Its Phones
ZTE and Nuance today announced that ZTE will adopt Nuance's voice-based communication tools in its lineup of Android smartphones. This includes integration with a new Car Mode application developed by ZTE so drivers can interact with their phones using voice commands rather than physically touching their device. The Car Mode app can also put the device into a "do not disturb" mode, which temporarily blocks incoming calls and messages when the phone is in a moving vehicle. ZTE will deliver Nuance's voice technology in Android devices later this year.
Hands On with the ZTE Blade V9 and V9 Vita
The latest in ZTE's Blade series phones are the V9 and V9 Vita. These devices bring ZTE's design language in line with current trends by adopting 18:9 displays.
ZTE's Project CSX Picks Eyeball-Controlled, Sticky Phone
ZTE today announced that the winning entry of its Project CSX crowd-sourced competition is an eye-controlled smartphone. Owners of the device, which will be built by ZTE over the course of the next year, will be able to control the handset by moving their eyes around.
ZTE's 2016 Axon 7 Flagship Gains Android 8 Oreo In Beta
ZTE today said owners of the Axon 7 smartphone can take Android 8 Oreo for a beta test spin. People interested in testing the new system software will need to register with ZTE's Z-Community.
Nuance Puts Swipe+Dragon In the App Graveyard
Nuance says its Swype+Dragon application for Android and iOS has reached end of development. "Nuance will no longer be updating the Swype+Dragon keyboard for Android.