John Murrell

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Status Update: Getting Funny Looks Because I’m Talking to My Car

In the race to bring more voice tech to vehicles, Ford may have pulled ahead with its Microsoft-based Sync system, but it looks like GM is ready to make a run with a rebuilt OnStar. Bloomberg says the venerable in-car communication service may start offering some free features next year, reportedly including voice-to-text ability that would, among other things, let drivers update their Facebook pages as they jockey for the best lane on the freeway. Luckily, OnStar already includes accident assistance.