Alex Dobie

Alex is global Executive Editor for Android Central, and is usually found in the UK. He has been blogging since before it was called that, and currently most of his time is spent leading video for AC, which involves pointing a camera at phones and speaking words at a microphone. He would just love to hear your thoughts at alex@androidcentral.com, or on the social things at @alexdobie.

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Latest Google Search app will return spoken results in Japanese, German and French

Latest Google Search app will return spoken results in Japanese, German and French

Andrew Martonik 9

Commencez à parler à votre téléphone Although the feature has been available for some time for English speakers, Google Search (aka Google Now) will now respond to queries in Japanese, German and French. You'll need the latest Google Search app installed, but once that's done you'll be able to ask questions in the three new languages and receive spoken results in the same language....

AT&T adds new Mobile Share options, with more savings if you're off-contract

AT&T adds new Mobile Share options, with more savings if you're off-contract

Phil Nickinson 85

AT&T today announced a handful of new options for its Mobile Share plans — including an 8GB bucket. But the bigger news is that the cost of your device is being separated from the service. And that means if you're not going with a subsidized phone — either because you're buying outright or are bringing your own device — you'll save $15 a month. And once your contract's up, you'll...

Customers being charged for Acer C720P Chromebook orders from Amazon [update]

Customers being charged for Acer C720P Chromebook orders from Amazon [update]

Andrew Martonik 13

Product now 'in stock,' shipments should be on their way Update: Amazon's page is now listing the Acer C720P as "in stock" for $299.99 with free shipping — no more pre-order status. Original story: Those who pre-ordered the latest touchscreen Acer Chromebook from Amazon are being charged for their pre-orders today. Although the product is still indicates on the Amazon page that it hasn'...