Gboard Is Rolling Out an Enhanced Voice Typing With Google Assistant for Pixel Devices: Report

first_img– Advertisement – Is OnePlus 8T the best ‘value flagship’ of 2020? We discussed this on Orbital, our weekly technology podcast, which you can subscribe to via Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or RSS, download the episode, or just hit the play button below. The feature was spotted being tested by Google a couple of months ago, and now seems to be rolling out to more users. More than just speech-to-text, this is a hands-free system for typing and entering commands.Under the Voice typing menu in Gboard’s settings, a new option called ‘Enhanced voice typing’ appears, which can be enabled. There is also an ‘Auto punctuation’ option, which will automatically add punctuations like commas, question marks, and exclamation marks while dictating, when enabled. Earlier, users had to manually instruct Google Assistant to add the specific punctuations.The enhanced voice typing feature on Gboard with Google Assistant is rolling out to Pixel 4, Pixel 4XL, Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a 5G, and Pixel 5 users, although it still isn’t available for all the eligible devices yet.- Advertisement –center_img Pixel phones from Google are getting an ‘enhanced voice typing’ feature, as per a report. This update by Gboard will allow users to enable enhanced voice typing with voice commands provided by Google Assistant. Besides enhanced voice typing, users can also choose to add auto punctuations with the update. The enhanced voice typing feature is rolling out for Pixel devices, including the recently released Pixel 4a 5G and Pixel 5 in a phased manner.As per a report by 9to5Google, some users have started receiving the enhanced voice typing feature on Gboard. On opening Gboard and tapping the microphone icon, there is a ‘New!’ banner that says you can ‘Save time typing’ by using the Google Assistant features. For example, you can say “Clear” to delete text, instead of manually using the backspace key. Besides that, users will also be able to say “Send” to send a message, instead of clicking on the button.- Advertisement –last_img read more

Transponders are mandatory for all Modifieds, Stock races

first_imgBOONE, Iowa – Transponders are required again for all Modified and Stock Car competitors at the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s.The electronic scoring devices will be used in all races for the two divisions Wednesday through Saturday, Sept. 7-10.Drivers will be able to use their own MyLaps/ABM compatible transponder at Boone Speedway or rent one for $30 for the week. Transponders will be available in the pre-tech inspection tent and a driver’s license or credit card will be held for deposit.Transponders will also be required for the Thursday, Sept. 8 Deery Brothers Summer Series Late Model main event, qualifying and last-chance features on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday for Hobby Stocks and Northern SportMods, and Saturday main events for SportMods and Hobby Stocks.The devices will be installed at no charge to those drivers.MyLaps remains the official timing and scoring system of IMCA and Super Nationals.last_img read more

The OpenSSL team has announced two new versions be

first_imgThe OpenSSL team has announced two new versions being released on July 9. OpenSSL versions 1.0.2d and 1.0.1p are meant to fix a critical security defect. The bug doesn’t affect 1.0.0 or 0.9.8 versions, according to the team.The OpenSSL team did not describe the defects that were reportedly corrected.Google’s self-driving cars go to Austin, Texas Microsoft is putting the finishing touches on Windows 10, and plans to wrap it up by this week, the Verge reports. According to the Verge, sources say that a release to manufacturing (RTM) build could be released this week.While Microsoft is working on its final copies of the operating system, Terry Myerson, the company’s executive vice president of operating systems, says Windows 10 will never truly be complete.“We will never be done,” he wrote in a post. “We will be continuing this application and device compatibility work every day as part of our ongoing commitment to Windows as a Service.”OpenSSL announces upcoming releaseslast_img read more