Monday, May 8, 2017

Waze can now shout directions using your own voice

Ever heard the flat intonations of pre-recorded GPS voices and thought “I could do better?” Waze is giving you the chance to prove that. With the latest update to the navigation app on Android, users can record navigational directions in their own voices. It’s not terribly comprehensive: mostly you just say variations on “Turn right,” or “Stop,” or “Let’s go!” There are 39 phrases you can record in total. There is a major downside: if you use this feature, you won’t hear street names spoken aloud. The recorded phrases don’t cover anything that specific. This sounds like a gimmick, or the setup…

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