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Aria, voice-based personal assistant for Windows Phone, available free in India for one day

Aria, voice-based personal assistant for Windows Phone, available free in India for one day

Aria, the Siri-like personal assistant for Windows Phone, is free for a day on Windows Phone Store in India.  The app is different from other similar apps for Windows Phone since it uses the native Windows Phone Speech Recognition for commands instead of processing on online servers. This way the app doesn’t hit your mobile data usage much and also tends to works faster. Also, apart...

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Ludicrous speed: Bing Voice now 2x as fast, 15% more accurate on Windows Phone

Ludicrous speed: Bing Voice now 2x as fast, 15% more accurate on Windows Phone

Back in March, upcoming changes to the backend of Bing and its voice capabilities (aka TellMe) were revealed with the promise that those improvements were coming to all Windows Phones. Those changes included significantly faster searches, more accurate transcription and improved accuracy in noisy environments. Microsoft has just let it out that these changes are now official. That means...

Daniel Rubino 147
Assistant for Windows Phone brings voice control for free during limited offer [Video]

Assistant for Windows Phone brings voice control for free during limited offer [Video]

Although many people are using Ask Ziggy on Windows Phone these days, the search for a viable alternative to the iPhone’s Siri continues. While we’re unsure of what Microsoft has planned in this arena for Windows Phone 8, WP7 users certainly want options. A new alternative is on the Marketplace now called simply enough ‘Assistant’. It’s made by Speak To It and while it normally costs $0...

Daniel Rubino 31
First voice activated game for Windows Phone screams for your consideration [Video]

First voice activated game for Windows Phone screams for your consideration [Video]

We have to admit, we hadn't thought of the idea to control a video game solely with your voice. Even with Kinect for Xbox 360 we still picture using other methods for interaction. But the developers Pah! see it differently and they believe you can have a lot of fun with just sound. Pah! originated on the iPhone where it became an instant hit (in fact, you can watch tons of videos on it...

Daniel Rubino 14