Tell Your Phone What To Do

Tell Your Phone What to Do
Google unveiled a new product for Android phones called Voice Actions, which allows users to control their phones verbally. Voice commands include the ability to send texts and emails, visit websites, get directions and set alarms, hands-free. Voice Actions is only available for phones running Android 2.2.

Americans Don’t Want the Government Expanding High-Speed Internet
A recent Pew study revealed that 53 percent of Americans don’t think it’s the government’s responsibility to make high-speed broadband access available to every U.S. household.  Due to price and availability, 80 million Americans don’t have Internet at home. However, the majority of people believe it shouldn’t be a priority for the government to expand access.

Smudges on Smartphones Could Lead to Hacks
Greasy fingerprints on your smartphone touch-screen could make your phone susceptible to hackers. Researchers at The University of Pennsylvania warn that smudges on the screen reveal frequently touched spots, making it possible to infer your password.

Twitter Launches “Tweet Button”
Twitter has launched its official “Tweet Button” which web publishers can add to their sites. The button allows visitors to quickly share links via Twitter, and provides an easy way to start following other users.  The button also keeps count of how many times a post is shared or re-tweeted.

Ali Velshi & Shelly Palmer Discuss Malware on CNN

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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