Building on Dragon Mobile Assistant's wake-up phrase, the Android app can now open your phone at the sound of (only) your voice.
The Google Search app for Android now lets you open your camera in still image or video mode with your voice.
Motorola makes voice control just a little more useful.
Odds are, you're not using Windows Phone. If the forthcoming voice assistant is good enough, maybe you will.
Users of these phones can now reply directly to incoming text messages by voice.
Machines are becoming more human-like every day: Beyond Verbal is a Web service that can figure out your mood just by listening to the tone of your voice.
The new flagship handset from the China-based company comes with a few new voice-listening perks, in addition to a quad-core processor and Android 4.3.
If you're the kind of person who wanders around your kitchen commanding various devices to play Rolling Stones hits, this new technology may be for you.
The engineer who oversaw development of Apple's Siri technology is now at Samsung building an online service for linking together the "Internet of things."
Thanks to some journalistic sleuthing, we now know the name of the actor whose voice was used as the basis for the speech of Apple's digital assistant. Marco Tabini consults with industry experts to find out how a person's voice becomes Siri's persona.