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Android Auto goes fully hands-free as 'OK Google' support revs up

Android Auto goes fully hands-free as 'OK Google' support revs up | PC World | December 01, 2016
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Source: PC World
December 01, 2016
The Android Auto improvements promised by Google at its I/O Conference earlier this year have been slow to roll out. Last month it released a standalone phone app for people who don’t have the car-centric technology already built-in to their dashboards, but we’re still waiting for the first wireless cars and the native Waze app to make an appearance. Google is making good on another promised feature, though: OK Google support. High on the list of most Android Auto users’ wish lists, OK Google brings a true hands-free experience to your cars, letting you summon directions, send texts, and make calls without needing to leave the 9 and 3 position on your steering wheel. As spotted by eagle-eyed Redditor neo5468, you’ll find the setting inside the Google app rather than the Android Auto one, but you’ll need to have the latest Android Auto app build (2.0.6427) installed as well.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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