Tag Archive: handsfree


How to enable hands-free “OK Google” detection

Google has hung their hat on Search for most of their existence. It collects data and enables the company to create ad revenue, which in turn, offers you some cool services and products.

One of those products is Android and it has Search built into its core. A new trick Search has is voice-enabled feature sets on mobile. Today, we’re going to show you how to make this one a must-have with hands-free detection.

What’s It Do?

Hands-free detection will  [Read More…]

Google intros new Voice Access app to let you use your Android hands-free

Google this week introduced a new app called Voice Access. The search giant has been working on it for two years and now finally the app is available to download globally.

Voice Access is designed to offer hands-free support on your Android, but so far only works in English. Although, support for other languages in coming in the future.

New features available in Voice Access

One of the main features of this app is the option to scroll and navigate  [Read More…]

Navigate hands-free while biking with iOttie’s $20 Bike & Bar Phone Mount

Get around with ease and this handy phone mount.

If you’re looking for an easier solution for navigating and using your phone while biking, riding a motorcycle or even taking a walk with a stroller, look no further. The iOttie Active Edge Bike & Bar Mount is currently on sale at Amazon for $ 19.99, a savings of around $ 15 off its regular price. This is also the lowest it’s dropped in price there since late 2015. The  [Read More…]

Go hands-free with Aukey’s Bluetooth receiver and 3-port car charger for $15

Listen to your own music.

This Aukey hands-free Bluetooth receiver with 3-port car charger is down to $ 14.99 on Amazon with code AUKEYBT1. It regularly sells for $ 25 and hasn’t dropped from that price directly in almost a year. The code brings it down to one of the best prices we’ve ever seen.

The Aukey BR-C8 receiver comes with the car charger so you can power your new device along with two other USB devices.  [Read More…]

Google Home and Home Mini get hands-free calling in the UK

The Home Mini is also on sale for £39.

I use my Google Home every single day for a variety of things, but one feature that continues to put a smile on my face each time I use it is the ability to makes hands-free voice calls. This is something that’s been available in the United States since last August, and now it’s finally making its way to the UK.

Whether you have a Google Home or  [Read More…]

Record Life’s Best Moments in 360-degree Video, All Hands-free

The FITT360 is a 360-degree camera that you wear around your neck.

We live in an exciting time for people interested in the latest virtual reality advancements. There are many different ways to experience stunning experiences in virtual reality, whether with a VR headset hooked up to a PC, one of the newer standalone VR headsets coming out, or even by using your phone and a mobile VR headset. But on the other end of the pool,  [Read More…]

Ok Google, make a hands-free call

Google Home now supports hands-free calling.

One big missing feature from Google Home when it launched was the ability to make phone calls with the device. Google promised a whole slew of new features at this year’s I/O developer conference, one of which was the ability to make hands-free calls. That feature has now started rolling out to users.

Redditor andybaseclef shared a video of him calling the Alamo Drafthouse movie theater using his Google Home. The  [Read More…]

Try hands-free mode on the Amazon Tap with a certified refurb for $70 today

With Prime Day rapidly approaching, the team at Thrifter is back again with a great deal on an Amazon Tap!

The Amazon Tap sits in the middle of Amazon’s Echo lineup, and if you’ve been looking to grab one for your home or the office, today is the day. Amazon is running a bunch of one-day sales leading up to Prime Day, and this one scores you a certified refurbished Amazon Tap for just $ 69.99, a savings of  [Read More…]

Watch out, Alexa: Hands-free calling is coming to Google Home!

You’ll be able to call any landline or mobile number — for free!

As expected, Google announced some great new features for Google Home during the Google I/O keynote. One of the coolest new features is hands-free calling, which will allow you to call any landline or mobile number in the U.S. or Canada absolutely free.

This is a direct response to Amazon, who announced Alexa Calling for it’s Amazon Echo devices last week. But while Alexa  [Read More…]

Amazon Echo Style is a Alexa-powered hands-free camera

Amazon’s popular lineup of Echo products just got a new addition in the form of the Echo Look camera. The “style assistant” – as Amazon calls it – will help anyone with a huge closet, catalog and sort their outfits. And like in the case of all Echo products, the camera is fueled by the […]