Originally posted on Gigaom:
Voice search on mobiles is becoming all the rage, and the folks behind the popular Dolphin Browser are adding more voice functionality in their latest version. Dolphin Sonar is part of the 7.4 release of Dolphin Browser for Android(s goog), making it easy to search the web, share links or open specific web apps and pages by speaking.
Here’s a short promo video on the new Sonar feature that’s clearly taking a fun shot at Apple’s(s aapl) Siri functionality, which launched with the iPhone 4S last October.
As a regular user of the Dolphin Browser — here are eight reasons why — I like the concept of integrated voice actions to use the web. Dolphin has long supported gestures to help navigate the Internet, and the new Sonar feature extends the usefulness of the browser. I’ve been using Sonar for the past day and generally like where the…
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