The latest Chrome beta build includes voice search capabilities, but an extension can add the functionality to the stable version of Chrome today.
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.
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."
Dragon NaturallySpeaking remains the most powerful beast in speech recognition, but cheap or even free tools are staking out territory for simpler tasks.
Turn technology like voice recognition, SSDs and file syncing into time savers for better productivity.
Move over, Siri: Nuance's speech-activated Dragon Assistant is coming to selected new Ultrabooks. Speech recognition isn't just for challenged typists anymore. Learn how the Dragon software family can make you more productive every day.
The head of Intel's perceptual computing group says that functions like speech, gestures, and recognition will take advantage of Intel's existing microprocessors, but require dedicated chips as well.