Tag Archive: Talk


Cricket now allows talk, text, and data in Mexico for certain customers

Customers that have a $ 50/month or more expensive plan are eligible.

Cricket Wireless, the popular MVNO powered by AT&T’s network, is getting a big upgrade for customers that travel to Mexico.

Starting today, anyone that’s on a $ 50/month or more expensive plan has access to unlimited talk, text, and data in Mexico at no extra cost.

Commenting on the announcement, Cricket’s Chief Marketing Officer Tiffany Baehman said:

This is a big move in the right  [Read More…]

Apple, Facebook, Google, and more are meeting to talk data privacy

The Information Technology Industry council, of which many of the largest tech companies in the world are members, is meeting this week to discuss growing concerns about privacy.

According to a report by Axios, the Information Technology Industry Council — a Washington trade group that represents major tech companies — is planning to meet in San Francisco on Wednesday to talk consumer privacy online and how to best handle the growing concern surrounding the topic post-Facebook’s Cambridge  [Read More…]

You can now talk to Google Home without saying ‘Hey, Google’ every time

The feature can be enabled in the Google Assistant app.

Google announced a lot of new features for the Assistant during I/O this past May, and today one of the most exciting — Continued Conversations — is widely rolling out to all users.

As it currently stands, you need to say “Ok, Google” or “Hey, Google” each and every time you ask your Google Home a question or issue a command to it. With Continued Conversations, your  [Read More…]

Google needs to regulate how its computers talk to people, or the government will

Much of what Google does with AI scares people, and they will want something done.

With an AI here and AI there, here an AI there an AI everywhere an AI, Old McGoogle has a new farm. One it has been working on for a long time and still isn’t finished with. Making computers in secret server rooms teach themselves how to act like people. Notice I said act and not think; AI and Machine Learning aren’t  [Read More…]

Let me talk to your Mom [#acpodcast]

Let those in glass boxes cast the hottest of takes! Daniel Bader, Andrew Martonik, Alex Dobie, and Russell Holly are joined by special guest Igor Bonifacic of MobileSyrup.com. No stone or announcement from Google I/O 2018 goes unturned in this analysis of Google Duplex, Android P, and everything else in between. Second Burger King to the right, and straight on ’til morning!

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ROK Mobile debuts $10 WiFi-based TALK 360 plan with medical benefits

ROK TALK 360 is a new plan from ROK Mobile that doesn’t include data. Instead you get unlimited calling and texting over wifi, discounts at multiple pharmacies, retailers, and restaurants, and 24/7 telemedicine support. All for only $ 10 a month.

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Alexa’s new ‘Brief Mode’ makes the assistant talk less

Rolling out to Alexa users now.

Amazon’s constantly adding new features to Alexa to ensure it’s as helpful as can be, but the latest goodie actually makes the assistant talk less. As part of a new feature called “Brief Mode”, Alexa’s responses are shortened, and in some cases, replaced with just an audio cue rather than saying “Ok.”

According to users on Reddit, they were first informed of the feature when normally interacting with Alexa. In one  [Read More…]

You can now talk to Google Assistant in Hindi

Google Assistant in Hindi is now rolling out to all devices running Android 6.0 Marshmallow and above.

Google announced Hindi support for the Google Assistant at the start of the year, but the feature was limited to a few queries. That’s changing today, as Google is rolling out the full-fledged Assistant tailored for Hindi-speaking users. Assistant in Hindi is now available on all phones running Android 6.0 Marshmallow and above, and is coming soon to devices running  [Read More…]

Deal: Get unlimited talk, text & data from ROK for just $50 a month

ROK Mobile’s offering the cheapest unlimited data plan on the nation’s most reliable network.

Anyone interested in an affordable unlimited data plan and top-notch nationwide coverage should check out the latest offer from ROK Mobile.

Currently, you can bring your own CDMA-compatible phone to ROK Mobile and pay just $ 50 a month for unlimited talk, text & data on the “nation’s most reliable network” (AKA Verizon’s network). The $ 50 deal is $ 25 a month cheaper than Verizon’s $ 75  [Read More…]

Cricket vs. Straight Talk: Which has the better prepaid phone plan?

See how Cricket and Straight Talk measure up against each other.

Cricket and Straight Talk have a few things in common. Both operate on AT&T’s network (although Straight Talk also operates on Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon networks) and each do unlimited plans differently than any other pre-paid carrier.

Cricket offers a cheap unlimited plan but caps your network speeds at 8 Mbps or 3 Mbps (depending on the plan), and Straight Talk requires you to buy a phone through  [Read More…]