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Is SoundHound The Siri, Google Now And Cortana Killer App?

When you have giants like Apple Siri, Google Now and Microsoft Cortana to your competition things can be very hard to get going. SoundHound, a new app for Google Android and Apple iOS is aiming to do exactly that, challenging them at being a better "Speech-to-Meaning" engine with better performance and competence.

Hound takes speed and accuracy to a whole new level by combining Speech Recognition and Natural Language Understanding to become a "Speech-to-Meaning" engine. Hound understands both context and detail, this Speech-to-Meaning capability makes Hound the new way to search and do things faster without typing. Hound gives user the ability to get fast and deep results like looking up the weather, placing a phone call, sending a text message, finding a hotel matching a detailed criteria, navigating to an address, checking the stock market, searching and playing music, and even playing interactive games.

As per the demonstration video posted ahead, the Hound beats the competition hands-down with it's insanely fast results to very very complex queries.


How To Grab A Cheap Legit Windows 7 or 8 License Now For Free Upgrade to Windows 10

If you have a PC, like any Windows user out there, I’m sure you are looking forward to the release of Windows 10 as much as the rest of us (especially since Microsoft announced that anyone with a Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 license will be able to upgrade to Windows 10 for free)! This is excellent news, even for holders of pirated licenses as they will also be eligible for upgrades, although their upgrades will be non-genuine.

If you missed the $14.99 offer for Windows 8 from Microsoft, with the prices of legitimate Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 licenses steadily dropping, now is as better time than ever to purchase a license with a view of modernizing, upgrading or legitimizing your current Windows license. Before you do so, however, you should check that your computer system will be able to accommodate Windows 10 as per minimum requirements.

Cheap Microsoft Windows Activation Keys

Once you’ve ensured that your PC will be able to handle Windows 10, you’ll probably want to scour the Internet (or your local computer stores) for the best Windows license bargains. Don’t worry, we have already done the work for you and this is what we have found in terms of the best deals (as well as some to avoid!).

Microsoft Starts Prompting Users "To Reserve Their Spot" For Free Windows 10 Upgrade

Very much confirming the leaked "Release dates of Microsoft Windows 10", Microsoft has already started promoting users to "Reserve your free upgrade" as shown in the images below. If you are not getting something like this, a scan for Windows Updates should trigger the notification in "System Tray" for you.
Free Windows 10 Upgrade

Windows 10 Pricing and Release Date Gets Leaked By NewEgg

Microsoft is betting big with Windows 10 (Do read : Windows 10 Vs Ubuntu), as much as calling it the last version of Windows. The new major upgrade to the world's most popular operating-system is also being offered as an "free upgrade" to existing Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users, there are still users which will need to buy a new copy of Microsoft Windows 10 and it seems NewEgg jumped the gun and published details which are even not revealed by Microsoft yet.
Windows 10 For Cheap

According to the "Pre-order" page at NewEgg, Windows 10 will be available for purchase from 31st August 2015 and an OEM copy of Windows 10 Home will cost $109; and $149 for the "Professional" flavor of the OS.

iMobie AnyTrans Review

AnyTrans IconIf you are an iPhone and iPad user like me then you know how great the experience of using these devices really is. However, when it comes to the management side things aren’t that great because iTunes simply can’t bring in the necessary features to help us in a variety of situations. I know I am not alone in this situation and because of that I wanted to find a tool that does this job in a much better way.

With this in mind, I stumbled upon AnyTrans, an application from iMobie that came to me as a recommendation from a friend.

Right from the start I found AnyTrans very easy to use, because not only it allows you to transfer music from the computer to your device and the other way around, but it also enables you to build and manage your playlist. It also allows you to customize the music library in any way you want, something that for me is very useful. I tend to listen to many music genres, so I want my music easily organized and a library which I can rely on, something that this app delivered.

I was impressed to see that AnyTrans doesn’t pertain only to music, instead it also allows to export files as well as any other types of documents on the computer, with the stellar iCloud integration. Sharing info from my iPad to my Mac and my iPhone was seamless, so I enjoyed this particular feature a lot.

iMobie AnyTrans

Multimedia stuff is also greatly implemented with AnyTrans. I found it seamless to transfer game data and modify or export my files, but at the same time it’s nice to have an app that creates backups automatically, since it removes the hassle of doing these on your own.

Microsoft Cortana Voice Assistant Comes To Android and iOS

Microsoft has now officially announced the arrival of Cortana Voice Assistant on rival Google Android and Apple iOS platforms. Labeling Cortana as "the first personal digital-assistant who works across your PC & your phone", the idea here is to enable the power and intelligence of a personal assistant available across device's be it your Desktop or mobile device. The idea also opens up the opportunity to sync, analyze and share the collective wisdom derived from the data across user devices enabling smarter suggestions from the virtual-assistant.

Microsoft Windows 10 Phone Companion

The announcement also detailed a new Windows 10 feature, the ‘Phone Companion App’ on the PC. The Windows 10 application will not only help users install Cortana app from the Google Play or Apple App Store onto their phones but which will also allow seamless data-sharing and syncing of any Windows phone, Android phone, or iPhone to Windows 10 PC. Do watch the official introduction video to checkout what exactly Microsoft has in store for your computing future.

Wondershare MobileTrans : The 1-Click Utility For Phone Data Transfer Between iOS, Android, Symbian and BlackBerry

Wondershare MobileTrans LogoIf you’re anything like me (and probably countless others out there), you have likely felt the frustration of wanting a new and cutting-edge cell phone but knowing that you could never own it. Why is this? Well, because the desired cell phone runs on iOS and all your current devices run on Android (or vice versa), and because it is just way too difficult or next to impossible to synch your information with your new phone.

Sometimes, even when you upgrade your phone, which runs on the same operating system as the previous one, you’ll find that you lose a certain amount of information when leaving your old phone behind as many phone companies simply do not help you transfer your important data, such as photos, calendars and music. You’ll be lucky if you manage to retain your contacts.

I have often thought that there has got to be a way around this, and, after a bit of research, I discovered an amazing and powerful data transferring tool by the name of Wondershare MobileTrans which was able to assist me very efficiently with my issue. This tool easily transfers files between iOS and Android devices and works like a dream.

Wondershare MobileTrans Data Transfer Screen

It is 100% safe and risk-free and will transfer almost any type of content between devices, such as contacts, messages, videos, photos, audio, call logs, apps and calendars. You are alsoable to back up and retrieve your phone data.

Not only will it transfer between iOS and Android, but it will also transfer between Nokia Symbian as well! It also has the ability to transfer contacts and messages between Blackberry and iOS and Android. The utility also supports 3,000+ Phones models including iOS, Android, Symbian and BlackBerry as their mobile-OS.

Google Tone – Share URL's Via Audio To Computers Within Earshot

The latest experimental utility from Google Research's kitty is Google Tone. The Chrome extension enables users to broadcast and share URLs over audio signals. Google Tone uses your computer's microphone and speakers to exchange URLs with nearby computers connected to the Internet. Any computer, phone or Hangout conversation within earshot that also has the Google Tone extension installed and turned ON can receive a Google Tone notification making sharing url's effortless.

How Google Tone Works?

Tone works on a mechanism that is very much similar to human voice. This Google extension is very aptly named Tone as it has many attributes matching the human voice. For instance, it cannot pass through walls like radio frequencies or require an address or pairing to reach to the receiver. The click of a button produces a chirruping sound from your computer speakers, and this is what sends the URL to other devices that are in the sound hearing range. The chirruping sound is both a dual tone audio (DTMF) and ultra-sonic signal. This has been specially engineered to work reliably even at low volumes in short distances for many different types of audio environment.

Google Tone

EaseUs Partition Manager Professional 10.5

Thanks to handy feature called disk partitions, organizing huge volumes of data on disk-drives is simple and practical. Disk-partitions also helps users to scheduled disk maintenance tasks like disk clean up and defragmentation efficiently to achieve better computing experience from the operating-system. It is a fact that keeping both system files and data files on the same drive or partition is a sure shot way of inviting trouble. In case you need to format the system files due to a virus attack or some other reason, you will end up losing your data, if your data has not been backed up earlier.

EaseUs Partition Manager Professional 10.5

Among the software applications to manage partition, EaseUs Partition Manager is a leading name, we have covered them in the past and a new version of their popular disk partition manager has now released with new features. It has become a popular partition tool with users as it offers features missing in competing products. Here is a quick overview of the latest version EaseUs Partition Manager Professional 10.5.

[Exclusive] SecureAPlus Premium : Preview & Time-Limited Giveaway Worth $29

SecureAPlus BoxMost people don’t realize how vulnerable they are till they get locked out of their PC or have their money stolen. The first response is usually an Anti-Virus, but with 300,000 virus and malware everyday it’s unrealistic to expect that they can catch them all.

Some even do more harm than good as most of these solutions automatically make potentially damaging changes to your PC and are highly dependent to their own ability to detect threats.

How can anyone reasonably protect themselves nowadays? Try this free app I recently discovered called SecureAPlus and read on to get a "Free upgrade" to the Premium version (normally $22.50 per year) exclusively for our readers.

SecureAPlus Desktop
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