1. Check out our companion app, Forums for Android! Download from Google Play

Voice Actions, but no 2.2 yet - Options?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by dawgfan76, Sep 17, 2010.

  1. dawgfan76

    dawgfan76 Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter
    15

    Jul 31, 2010
    82
    0
    15
    My friend with an iphone has the Nuance speech recognition SW and it's great. Looking for similar for my X, but all I see that's close is Google's new Voice Actions. It only compatible with 2.2. Is there another option until my OS is upgraded OTA by VZW? I'm not comfortable rooting.
     

    Advertisement

  2. shh

    shh Well-Known Member
    38

    Feb 3, 2010
    83
    20
    38
    Retired
    NE USA
    You might try Vlingo.
     
  3. c4v3man

    c4v3man Well-Known Member
    38

    Jul 22, 2010
    204
    23
    38
    Your X comes preloaded with nuance... At least for bluetooth calls. It's crap, but its there.
     
  4. Steven58

    Steven58 Reformed PH
    3,933

    Feb 19, 2010
    32,948
    25,335
    3,933
    Male
    Vlingo is good.

    Edit: never use it, but it's good. ;)
     
  5. kramerica

    kramerica Well-Known Member
    73

    Nov 5, 2009
    357
    60
    73
    West Michigan
    Vlingo is very good. I have been using it since they turned it loose for free. Had used it on Blackberry before converting to my new life (android).

    The only downside is the inability to use it from the keyboard unless you are using Vlingo's keyboard, which I simply cannot use after finding better options at keyboard than stock.

    But, overall, it is dead on and it's more usable for me than Google Action as I was rooted, but switched back to stock (to many bugs for now). Wait, I just went off topic.

    Anywho, Vlingo.
     

Share This Page

Loading...