The social networking company has allowed free voice calls on its Messenger app for about two years, but now it is adding video calling, matching a key feature offered by rivals.
I don’t know if lip syncing will become a thing like karaoke did, but let’s pretend there’s hope for those of us whose singing voice is too terrible for public consumption. What song would you love to rock out to while lip syncing? I confess, I can’t quite decide. It would be fun to recreate the … Continue reading Lunchtime Poll: What Would Be Your Lip Sync Battle Jam?
Author John Irving’s book about a boy with a “wrecked voice” who believes he’s an instrument of God is a staple on high school summer reading lists. Here are a few things you might not have known about it.
As unions become a more forceful voice in the political discourse leading up to next year's elections -- both in their fierce opposition to the White House trade agenda and as a proposed solution to rising inequality -- it's important to know what the public thinks about them. We don't get that kind of data […]
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Amazon is testing a new delivery service in Munich, Germany that would allow customers to order products from its website and have them delivered to the trunk of their Audi car if they are at work or otherwise unavailable to accept the package.
The Gestures Beta app allows Windows Phone users to do useful things such as flip to mute and pick up to answer. Now the User Voice site for the app indicates some new features may be coming along. The following suggestions have been marked as Under Review: Music controls – shake your device to […]
“Asserting Native voice in the exhibition is represented by gigantic blow-up photographs of Native people in the exhibition, quotes, videos, interviews, representation in the gift shop, participation in the catalog, is inaccurate and disingenuous.”
Image: ?Flickr/Mycatkins ?Richard had a long drive ahead of him. About an hour earlier, at 5:30 AM, his wife Lisa had phoned. “The house is filled up,” she said in a calm but audibly tense voice. Richard, having just woken up and now trying to make sense of the call, thought there must have been another water leak in the basement. Show More Summary
Corey Kent White may be the lone country contestant remaining on The Voice, but that doesn't mean NBC's singing competition isn't spotlighting the genre in different ways. "I am so proud to represent country music and to continue in this competition. I can't imagine a Top Eight without country music," White...
Kim Kardashian voiced her support of Bruce Jenner's transition from male to female during a sit-down interview with the Today show's Matt Lauer that aired on Monday. Kim, who took to both Twitter and Instagram on Friday to post sweet...Show More Summary
We're pleased to announce that Pitchfork has won a 2015 Webby Award, in the category of Websites: Music. Pandora won the People's Voice Webby in the same category. Other nominees included Noisey, JerryGarcia.com, and the DNA Project. ...Show More Summary
The Going Out Guide recommends free things to do this week.‘Seven’On Monday, catch this documentary play, which is based on the true stories of seven women’s rights activists in the Vital Voices Global Leadership Network from Nigeria, Afghanistan, Guatemala, Russia, Pakistan, Northern Ireland and Cambodia. Show More Summary
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul on Monday voiced his support for the Obama administration's policy of using of military drones in war zones, saying he did not believe the president was to blame for the death of two hostages -- one of whom was an American -- held by al-Qaeda after a CIA drone strike in January. "I do […]
This post is part of a series titled, 'Future of Communications,' and is brought to you by Nexmo. Interactive voice technology (IVR) has evolved over the past few decades. Companies no longer require dedicated hardware to implement a voice-based customer experience. Show More Summary
Mike Viola’s voice has a pleasingly worn quality to it, and his music is easy to sink into — it welcomes you in like the cracked leather of your favorite armchair or a dog-eared copy of your favorite book. Viola fronted the Candy Butchers in the late ’90s and early ’00s, but since then, he’s […]
Reba McEntire Love Somebody This is the strongest album Reba McEntire has released in more than twenty years. Listening to Love Somebody is hearing a legend of the genre rediscover her own voice. She’s always been an excellent singer, but … Continue reading ?
Putative Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton published an op-ed in the Des Moines Register Monday morning voicing the (very vague) themes of her nascent campaign. "Americans have come back from tough economic times," she wrote, in a virtually word-for-word recitation of her campaign announcement video. "But the deck is still stacked in favor of those at the top.
It seems that landline is slowly making a comeback in India, as top telecom players have introduced sizzling plans, which can give mobile plans a tough fight. Airtel has just announced free voice calls to both mobiles and landlines for their broadband customers. Show More Summary
"They never said, 'Leave no one alive,' but they said, 'Show no mercy.'" -- from Censored Voices In the weeks following the "Six-Day War", in 1967 Israel a group of young kibbutzinks -- lead by author Amos Oz and editor Avraham Shapira -- recorded soldiers coming home from the battlefield. Show More Summary