Will Chris help to keep drivers’ eyes on the road and off their phones?

Billed as the 'Alexa for Automobiles', and called somewhat bizarrely Chris (the same name as the author of this post), here's a device that claims to prevent drivers from becoming distracted by their mobile phones while driving. With mobile phone use during driving seemingly reaching epidemic proportions, despite dramatic increases in fines and penalty points,  Chris…

Vox Pop: the voice search revolution and how to make your business stand out

Tim Butler, founder of Innovation Visual, talks about how improved accuracy and convenience are ensuring massive growth for voice search and how businesses need to adapt to compete Voice Search is beginning to revolutionise search marketing. Google recently announced that 20% of searches on its mobile app and Android services are now carried out by…

Is Microsoft’s Siri-like Cortana coming to iPhone and Android?

Microsoft's voice assistant, Cortana, could be coming to iPhone and Android, unexpectedly. According to Reuters CEO Satya Nadella could greenlight the apps for rival platforms as part of his strategy of getting Microsoft's products on devices people actually use - rather than insisting that they use Windows Phone. Apparently Cortana could come as a stand…