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#1 Scorbing

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Posted 04 January 2013 - 18:05

This is too funny. I tried it myself on my Note 2 and its true...LOL

http://www.cultofand...the-ipad-video/


#2 manroweb

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Posted 04 January 2013 - 18:23

Confirmed, just tried it on my Nexus 7 and GS3 and it does indeed praise the ipad!

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Posted 04 January 2013 - 18:36

lol.

Very funny. Surely this will be fixed soon...

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Posted 04 January 2013 - 18:47

It's not like anyone uses Google now and would use it anyway, between the horrible voice synth and the terrible voice recognition. but then I don't know if siri is any better.

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Posted 04 January 2013 - 18:51

You think those are bad? Try the WP version of voice recognition, oh my god. It'll tell you everything BUT the thing you asked for. :laugh:

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Posted 04 January 2013 - 18:54

Siri was better before Apple took over.

#7 Geoffrey B.

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Posted 04 January 2013 - 18:55

i think if you have it set properly the voice synth sounds like a real person compared to Siri, I also do not have any issues with the voice recognition. Then again i find the tool very useless for things like that and mainly use it for traffic, weather, and shipped packages.

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Posted 04 January 2013 - 19:24

sounds like an easter egg thing to me, or some kind of joke put in by a developer o.o why is everyone assuming it's a glitch?

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Posted 04 January 2013 - 19:28

ROFL

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Posted 04 January 2013 - 19:39

It's not like anyone uses Google now and would use it anyway, between the horrible voice synth and the terrible voice recognition. but then I don't know if siri is any better.


Have used GN on several devices and know people who use it as well. No problem with voice recognition unless I don't speak clearly. I use GN a few times per day.

i think if you have it set properly the voice synth sounds like a real person compared to Siri, I also do not have any issues with the voice recognition. Then again i find the tool very useless for things like that and mainly use it for traffic, weather, and shipped packages.


GN voice does sound better than siri. I used GN basically the same stuff.

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Posted 04 January 2013 - 19:46

You think those are bad? Try the WP version of voice recognition, oh my god. It'll tell you everything BUT the thing you asked for. :laugh:


Mine works great.

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Posted 04 January 2013 - 20:06

when tried the voice rec on my WP7 Trophy worked great, at least compared to GN, which despite saying it supports the language can't find a street name to save it's life. as for the actual now features. I went to a meeting in a city ~3 hours away, I left like 3,5-4 hours early for the meeting, driving there, the first thing GN told me about the meeting was later I did a bit of shopping and was in the hotel where we had the meeting and some 20-30 minutes before the meeting it told me I had to leave if I was going to make the meeting, in the hotel I was already in...

and well firstly, it never warned me when it would actually have been important which was before I left, secondly, it seems absolutely pointless as I would never trust an automated assistant like that to remind me to get up, or leave to make it on time or to even warn me of a meeting where I am, and with good reason it seems. better to just set your own alarms on the calendar.

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Posted 04 January 2013 - 20:31

It's not like anyone uses Google now and would use it anyway, between the horrible voice synth and the terrible voice recognition. but then I don't know if siri is any better.


Um.. Google Now's voice recognition and voice synth is at least a thousand times better than SIRI's... Were you using actual Google Now, or that dreadful clone of Samsungs? Because THAT one DOES suck balls.

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Posted 04 January 2013 - 20:46

HAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!! How funny! Just tried it on my SGS, and it works!

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Posted 04 January 2013 - 20:49

Um.. Google Now's voice recognition and voice synth is at least a thousand times better than SIRI's... Were you using actual Google Now, or that dreadful clone of Samsungs? Because THAT one DOES suck balls.


don't have a samsung so :p I don't buy crap phones with the worst optimized software/OS that requires you to use twice as powerful hardware to get android to run as good as a properly optimized software from a proper manufacturer.