So far I like it. You can adjust the sensitivity on it, but I havent had any problems with my curve. I need to use it more than I do. I have a bad habit of looking up contacts while driving. Have yet to try it with bluetooth.
I only use it in the car with my bluetooth. It is usually accurate unless I don't speak clearly. I also found it works much better when you use both first and last names for your contacts. Wouldn't be without it in the car.
I agree with it being accurate when using both first and last names. The only time i have any trouble with name recognition is when i use any type of slang as a contact name. Overall it works for me.
It confuses between similar sounding names and then its annoying to keep saying NO NO NO until the fourth and correct name comes up...by then I can easily dial w/o the voice command and probably start the conversation already. But I dont hate it...could be useful once in a while although I havent truly needed it even once as yet...maybe next time I'm driving...!
lol hangaright, mine is EXACTLY THE SAME!!! UGGH SO frustrating. I see other curve users love it. Seems like all BBs were not created equally lol
I can't rule out my own tendency to mumble. I've got it under control now, though. I take Curve out of the holster, and after I give the command, I look at the screen to see if the contact I want is at least in the 3 choices. If it is, I quickly scroll to it and push the trackball. How's that for technology in action!
have brand new curve... sync'd with MS Outlook, I have 500 contacts... voice command doesn't work AT ALL... I speak slowly etc. Corporate store mgr couldn't get to work either... gave me new phone... it doesn't work... so anyone with any clues? I bought primarily for this feature... so I don't have to look down to dial when in car ( alot)...
Right now I'm hating it. I posted this in another thread, but every so often the voice dial will start initializing on its own and usually in the middle of the night. So when I get up in the morning, I'll see the "...initializing..." and the battery is drained! Don't know if it's the device or what. I'll have to give tech support a call.
I spent four hours on the phone with BB Tech Support...they had me email my address book, I use MS Outlook, I have 4600 contacts... only 2 MB file, they say the number of entries should not be a problem... yet it still doesn't work. I don't have any other extraneous applications loaded... so dont think its a memory issue... but it just doesnt work... I'm beginning to think going back to simply a phone is the solution... like the KRAZR which Consumer Reports rates high. The keys are so small it's hard to enter phones numbers while driving... that's why I wanted voice commands...Oh well, technolology doesn't seem to be there yet.
just curious, how many contacts do you have? I have a bunch, 4600 and wonder if that's too many, although tech support says its based on file size, which is 2 MB... no big deal, but doesn't work, period.
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