2011 December 14

Rumor: Google working on Siri competitor codenamed "Majel"

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Android and Me has reportedly come across some secret details regarding “Majel,” which is Google’s voice control project that sounds very similar to the popular Siri. Before you start crying foul that Google is jumping on the voice control bandwagon, don’t forget that Google actually included voice controlled actions and search in its own iOS app already, and Android has had functions like voice-to-txt baked in for a while.

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TUAW TV Live: Steve’s Demo Derby

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As promised (threatened?) in the promo post earlier today, I’m going to demonstrate a pileup of products on TUAW TV Live. Accessories and apps are both on the menu, so expect to see a lot of action on the show today. No, I won’t be driving the TUAW demolition derby car (above) in a battle royale against the other blogs …

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Daily Update for December 14, 2011

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It’s the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You’ll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what’s happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today’s Apple stories by clicking the inline player (requires Flash) or the non-Flash link below.

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TUAW TV Live at 5 PM ET: Demos, demos and more demos

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It’s demo day at TUAW TV Live! Today I have several accessories and apps to show off, including the: Logitech Fold-Up Keyboard (US$129.99) Logitech Mini Boombox ($99.99) Doxie Go ($199.99) ADDO SlateSHIELD, WriteSHIELD, and capacitive stylus Boinx iStopMotion for iPad and iStopCamera ($9.99 and free, respectively) The Opena bottle opener iPhone 4 case (AUD$39.99) and whatever else happens to arrive before the show goes live. As usual, I am totally expecting the viewers in the chat room to give the thumbs-up to products they like and to complain loudly (ALL CAPS) about those they hate

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