Vlingo has responded to Google's release of Voice Actions in an amazing way -- by making its $9.99 Android application free. Yes, free, starting today. The folks at Vlingo are the first to applaud Google for the great Voice Actions application, but they also point out that Vlingo offers a bit more -- besides being cross platform, they also hook into Twitter and Facebook, and SafeReader to have incoming messages read aloud. Oh, there's one more thing -- Vlingo works with Eclair and Froyo, so no need to wait for that OTA.
I've loved Android smartwatches since the original Moto 360, but I'm tired of making excuses for Wear OS's lackluster performance and Tizen's abysmal apps. Once upon a time, I thought maybe — just maybe — a Pixel Watch could be the smooth, well-supported Android watch of my dreams, but now I know better.
Unless you have a fancy ride with a built-in phone charger, you probably need a good car phone mount or docking solution. One that can charge your phone wirelessly? Even better. One that you can use to control your phone hands-free via Amazon's Alexa? Even better-er! That's what the iOttie Aivo Connect promises, but does it deliver?