Dial2Do: new commands, new layout, and roll-your-own voice services

Some new features and a new layout rolled out in Dial2Do late last week. It would be fair to say we’re pretty excited – and we hope you are too 🙂 Among the new bits and pieces are:

  • Some cool new commands – you can now post *and* listen to your email, your calendar, twitter, friendfeed, blogs, and more
  • Some fun, simple content to listen to: Huffington Post, TechCrunch, New York Times, Yahoo Finance, etc. And if you really must, Perez Hilton!
  • Roll-your-own commands: if you don’t like what we’ve provided – make your own! You can now make your own commands in Dial2Do and have something happen – post to a URL, send an email or read you some RSS content
  • An improved layout to assist your navigation around the site
As ever – we’re keen to hear your feedback. So let us know what you think. Here’s a peek at some of the new commands and layout.

The commands you can use have now been tabbed for your ease of navigation. We’ve put our fave stuff up front under a “Recommended” tab.
Recommended Services

Recommended Services

There’s now much much more to listen to ! Aside from the ability to listen to your email, tweets, jaikus and more, we’ve made some neato commands to let you listen to your favorite sites. Listen while you drive and call up Yahoo, The Huffington Post, or TechCrunch for your web-fix as you head to work.

More content to listen to!

More content to listen to!

Get organized! Put stuff in your calendar, add tasks to Remember The Milk, and more! Dial your way to greater personal efficiency and Get Things Done 🙂
Commands to Get Organized!

Commands to Get Organized!

Official release:

Dial2Do Does More… Adds voice support for Email, Calendering and Custom Applications

Hands-free phone service now offers Voice Activation for GMail, AOL, Yahoo and User Defined Voice Commands.

Dublin, Ireland – Dial2Do the hands-free phone service that lets drivers send Text Messages, Emails, Reminders and more by just dialling a number and speaking, today announced a number of significant new add-ons.

Email – Drivers can now Send and Listen to Email just by dialling a number and saying “Email” to send an email, or “Listen to Email” to check for new emails. Dial2Do integrates tightly with Gmail, AOL, Yahoo and any IMAP/POP compliant email service.

Calendar – Dial2Do integrates with Google Calendar to let drivers quickly add a calendar event by just saying “Calendar” and speaking the event details. Users can also review their calendar with the “Listen to Calendar” command.

User Defined Commands – Innovative Users can now add to the list of over 20 voice Commands supported by Dial2Do. Using a simple web interface, users can now make their own voice commands to trigger specific actions – they can post to a web URL, integrate to a 3rd party service via email or read the user some RSS content.

Contacts In the Cloud – Dial2Do now integrates with a number of 3rd party contact sources including Gmail, Yahoo, AOL, Microsoft Live, Jajah and Microsoft Outlook, so users can use those contacts with the range of voice activated services Dial2Do provides.

About Dial2Do:

Dial2Do, a global leader in hands-free technology innovation, is the creator of the hands-free phone service enabling consumers in 19 countries worldwide to do simple tasks just by dialing a local number and speaking commands. Users use verbal commands to email, text message, blog, update calendars, schedule appointments, set up reminders, and more. Dial2Do is works with partners to voice-activate many new online, content and contact services.

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3 responses to “Dial2Do: new commands, new layout, and roll-your-own voice services

  1. The GCal integration rocks – great stuff!

  2. @NiallSmart Thanks! All feedback welcome!

  3. I agree with Niall Smart. The GCal integration is superfab.

    What would be even cooler is if events added via Dial2Do also took on the reminders for the default calendar. At the moment, the events go in okay but minus any reminders (even though events added via the GCal interface automatically have reminders associated with them – provided you have set them up.)

    Unless you later go into GCal and manually add reminders, the events will come and go and you’ll be none the wiser – all too often in my case!

    Look forward to the next iteration of Dial2Do. Best of luck.

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