If the last month has made anything evident, it's that tech companies are not treating voice recognition as a gimmick, and in fact, are increasingly paying more attention to it. But like our friend Matt Buchanan points out, it's sort of de-humanising. Is this something you actually use? How do you use it? Do you feel comfortable talking to your phone in public? [Twitter]
Do You Actually Use Voice Commands On Your Smartphone?
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