How to: Dos and Don’ts of Android’s Voice to Text

How to: Dos and Don’ts of Android’s Voice to Text

This post comes courtesy of several questions about Android’s speech to text function. I discussed the feature several times, and it’s one of my favorite Android “add-ons.” Android’s speech to text is so useful that I use it for just about every aspect of my daily life. Some folks expressed frustration with the service, saying that…

Google Now Lets You View Your Prior Text Messages, And It’ll Read Them Back to You

Google Now Lets You View Your Prior Text Messages, And It’ll Read Them Back to You

Saying, “Show me my texts” or “Show me my last messages,” and Google Now will show the messages.

How to: Use Android Voice Commands to Send Messages

How to: Use Android Voice Commands to Send Messages

Using voice commands to create and send messages is a sign of an Android power user. Here’s how you can transform yourself into a “hands-free Jedi.”

5 Topics I Wish I Had More Time to Discuss

5 Topics I Wish I Had More Time to Discuss

Here are 5 different topics I’d like to discuss more about at speaking engagements, but I always run out of time.

Correct Incorrect Google Now Search Queries

Correct Incorrect Google Now Search Queries

If Google Now gets a voice command wrong, a new update lets you fix it.

Rename Locations in Google Now

Rename Locations in Google Now

Easily add custom names in Google Now to the locations you visit with a new feature.

Android App Review: Commandr for Google Now

Android App Review: Commandr for Google Now

Commandr for Google Now will give you more control over your device and allow you to command your device to perform certain tasks.

“Ok Google” Now Available Device Wide

“Ok Google” Now Available Device Wide

The “Ok Google” hotword command is available across your Android device. Now, tell Google what you want from any app or screen.

Google Now Can Set a Timer

Google Now Can Set a Timer

Google Now added a timer feature.

Don’t Forget Where You Parked Your Vehicle with Google Now

Don’t Forget Where You Parked Your Vehicle with Google Now

Parking locations are a new card added to Google Now.

Google Now Gets Smarter, Adds Olympics and New Contextual Cards

Google Now Gets Smarter, Adds Olympics and New Contextual Cards

Google Now includes information for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics and also recognizes relationships between you and your contacts.

Go Caroling With Google Now

Go Caroling With Google Now

The Droid Tots are all excited for Christmas, and we spent this past Saturday making gingerbread houses. Now, the Tots are even more excited about the Holiday. Of course, Google’s stepping up its love of Christmas and Christmas festivities, too. First, Google introduced the shake for snow feature in Google+ for photos. Google also has…