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Always-on voice controlled smartphones to appear in 2014

By Rick ¬∑ 7 replies
Jun 18, 2013
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  1. Citing multiple sources, GottaBeMobile reports that LG has plans to release a smartphone with always-on voice activation as soon as next year. Reportedly, smartphones armed with the technology will respond only to the owner's voice and may require just a simple...

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  2. MilwaukeeMike

    MilwaukeeMike TS Evangelist Posts: 2,809   +1,157

    Interesting... navigation sounds like a good spot to start with this idea. There's not really a point to being able to use your phone hands free if you're walking around and have to take it out of your pocket first... all you'll be doing is confusing the people around.
    *you* 'Hello',
    *guy next to you* 'Hello?'
    *you* 'Oh, sorry, I was talking to my phone.'.
     
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  3. H3llion

    H3llion TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,281   +231

    Oh god, let the horrors begin :D
     
  4. soldier1969

    soldier1969 TS Booster Posts: 244   +43

    Comes with the new NSA always watching you app as well with no option to uninstall it or turn it off.
     
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  5. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar Elite Techno Geek Posts: 6,515   +974

    Wow, this is scary.
     
  6. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 7,559   +2,678

    Didn't you know that all next gen phones will come with an additional camera entirely dedicated for NSA use as well as a warning through your speaker saying "Anything you say and look at can & will be used as evidence against you"?
     
  7. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 7,559   +2,678

    You forgot to add:
    *guy next to you* So was I.
    *girl next to both of you* Stop hitting on me!
     
  8. cuerdc

    cuerdc TS Enthusiast Posts: 49

    Wonder what things your missus phone could do in their handbag while having a good gossip chat
     

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