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The phone will tell all at the sound of your voice

By Carolyn Y. Johnson
Globe Staff / April 26, 2007

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Voice-activated search is an ancient idea in the sci-fi world of the future, where crew members on Star Trek asked the computer questions. But only now is true voice search making its way onto mobile phones, allowing people to do more than just ask their phones to "call Mom." (Full article: 922 words)

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