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Microsoft has had voice control in Windows Phone for a year, surprise?

Microsoft Windows Phone have voice control, have had it for a year

Anthony Garreffa | Nov 25, 2011 at 11:19 pm CST (0 mins, 34 secs time to read)

Microsoft's Craig Mundie was interviewed by Forbes Magazine where they discussed the future products coming from Microsoft. The interview also included the success and plans for Kinect as well as their Surface device.

In the interview, it was revealed that Windows Phone has voice control, with simple commands like "text Mom" and Bing searches, where its had this magical ability for a year now, wow!

Mundie said:

People are infatuated with Apple announcing it. It's good marketing, but at least as the technological capability you could argue that Microsoft has had a similar capability in Windows Phones for more than a year, since Windows Phone 7 was introduced.

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Anthony Garreffa

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Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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