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Sleek new Gboard design starts rolling out to Android TV

Sleek new Gboard design starts rolling out to Android TV

Hot on the heels of the redesigned Gboard that's popping up on some people's phones, Google is also rolling out a new look for the keyboard on Android TV, as spotted and confirmed by multiple Redditors. It's the design the company teased when it launched instant apps and PIN-based purchases on the platform.

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'Google voice typing' now has. Automatic punctuation, and it's screwing up. People's messages. (Update: Fixed)

'Google voice typing' now has. Automatic punctuation, and it's screwing up. People's messages. (Update: Fixed)

While many bilinguals have their issues with Google's speech-to-text algorithms, native speakers or those who have their phones set to one language only generally don't suffer from too harsh inconsistencies. But Google has started adding an incredibly error-prone automatic punctuation feature to its voice typing input method that can't be turned off, and it's driving. People. Nuts.

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Chrome OS Canary gets standalone dictation method for text entry

Chrome OS Canary gets standalone dictation method for text entry

A new text dictation method is popping up in Chrome OS. As Google employee François Beaufort shared on Google+, an OS flag enables a new dictation method in the Canary build of the operating system that adds a microphone icon to the system tray as well as a keyboard shortcut for speech-to-text.

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Android N Dev Preview 2 Adds A Pitch Slider Option To Text-To-Speech Settings

Android N Dev Preview 2 Adds A Pitch Slider Option To Text-To-Speech Settings

For those who find Google’s synthetic speech-to-text voice somewhat robotic and grating… well, there’s really nothing that can be done about it. But if you prefer said voice to be higher or lower (or you just want it to sound really funny on those few occasions that you use it), the second release of the Android N developer preview offers it as an option.

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Tip: When Using Voice In Google Search, Tap Individual Words To 'Respeak' Them

Tip: When Using Voice In Google Search, Tap Individual Words To 'Respeak' Them

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