Tag Archive: Caption


The latest Chrome Canary beta finally brings Live Caption to the desktop

The company is also working on enabling Live Caption for phone calls.

What you need to know Alongside expanding support for more Android devices, Google is also working to bring Live Caption to the desktop. The latest Chrome Canary release includes an experimental flag to turn the feature on. Live Caption automatically generates captions for any audio or video playing in the browser, even if subtitles aren’t explicitly provided with the source file.

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Live Caption for phone calls may be coming to Android very soon

It’s accompanied by an automated message to ensure the participants’ privacy.

What you need to know Live Caption will soon work with phone calls. Code found in the third Android 11 Developer Preview shows Google is actively working on the feature. Turning it on will be accompanied by an automated message informing other participants that the call is being transcribed.

When it launched with Android 10 last year, Live Caption was one of the most exciting new  [Read More…]

First OnePlus 8/8 Pro update brings camera optimizations, Live Caption

The update will probably show up as soon as you finish setting up your new OnePlus 8 or 8 Pro.

What you need to know OnePlus has released the OxygenOS 10.5.4 update for its latest OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro phones. The update brings quite a few new features and improvements, including support for the Live Caption feature. The March 2020 Android security patch is included as well.

OnePlus’ latest flagship phones, the OnePlus 8 and 8  [Read More…]

First OnePlus 7T/7T Pro Open Beta brings Live Caption, RAM optimizations

Sadly, the beta build does not come with the latest March security update.

What you need to know OnePlus has released the first OxygenOS Open Beta build for the OnePlus 7T and 7T Pro phones. The update adds the live caption feature and brings optimized RAM management. OnePlus 7T and 7T Pro users can now download the Open Beta build from the company’s website.

When it comes to delivering consistent software updates to its phones, OnePlus is  [Read More…]

How to turn on Live Caption on the Galaxy S20

Live Caption is a new feature that automatically captions all media playing on your phone. The feature leverages Google’s AI smarts to essentially create live subtitles for everything you’re watching or listening to on your phone, whether it’s a movie, video, or even a podcast. The best part is that it’s baked into your Galaxy S20, although it’s not on by default. Here’s how to turn it on.

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Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL pick up Live Caption support

Breathing a bit of life into old bones.

What you need to know Google has added Live Caption support to the Pixel 2 line of devices. The feature automatically adds captions to any video playing on the device, whether it is via streaming, download, or a recording. Google brought it first to the Pixel 4 and then later to the 3 and 3a.

Google’s Live Caption is one of the most genuinely useful Pixel features to debut  [Read More…]

Pixel 4’s Live Caption feature coming to Pixel 3 and 3a in December

Google is finalizing the feature for the Pixel 3 family, but the Pixel 2 is being left in the dust.

What you need to know Live Captions will be available at launch for the Pixel 4, and coming in an update to the Pixel 3 and 3a in December. Live Captions are an Android 10 feature and could be making their way to non Google-branded phones in the future. Transcribing text in realtime is a game-changer for  [Read More…]

This is our best look yet at Android 10’s upcoming Live Caption feature

The feature works offline and all audio as well as captions are processed locally.

What you need to know We have our first look at Android 10’s upcoming Live Caption feature. The feature can detect speech in media being played on a device and automatically generate captions. Live Caption will be coming to select high-end Android smartphones, including Google’s Pixel line this fall.

At I/O 2019, Google showcased a new feature called Live Caption, capable of adding  [Read More…]

Announcing the ‘AC Photo Contest: Caption this photo’ winners!

We mixed things up in the latest photo contest, providing you with the photo and seeing what great captions you could come up with. We kept it open for a full two weeks and watched the captions flood in — filling up 20 pages in the forums in the end. We laughed, we cried and honestly looked a little puzzled at some of the entries. In the end it came down to the 10 winners — read  [Read More…]

Android Central Photo Contest: Caption this photo!

Taking a break from our standard AC Photo Contests where we ask you to submit the photos, we’re going to give you a photo this time and ask everyone to add their own caption to it. The above photo has plenty of potential, and we’re sure you’ll be able to come up with a great caption.

We’re going to pick out ten winning captions for this contest, with each person getting a new Google Cardboard v2 unit  [Read More…]