For the first time ever, you can talk from your lock screen and even across apps
We’ve been making groundbreaking changes to Roger and we’re ready to share them with you.
For the very first time (!!!),
you no longer have to switch between apps or unlock your phone whenever you want to talk to someone while you’re browsing through another app.
You can now talk to your friends and family right there, while on the app (Instagram, Maps, Venmo… basically all apps) itself 👍🏻 ✨
Yes, its true. We did it.
This feature is available on both iOS and Android, and we’re calling them TalkHeads. They work a little differently on each platform, so read on to find out more!
TalkHeads on Android
TalkHeads, essentially are chat shortcuts. BUT, here’s what’s makes it the first of its kind- they do NOT bring you back to Roger when you tap on it 🙌🏼
Imagine the endless possibilities…
Our TalkHeads float above any and every app that you use, so you’re able to reach your friends and family with just a tap.
Gone are the days where you have to switch between Instagram, Google Maps, Pokemon Go, Yelp etc and other messaging apps whenever you have something to say.
TalkHeads on iOS
On iOS, all you have to do is swipe down to your Notification Center. This means that you no longer need to even unlock your phone in order to send a roger 🙌🏼
Since our TalkHeads on iOS live in your Notification Center, you can now reach your friends very easily even if you’re browsing through another app.
Before we sign off, here’s another feature that you might not believe. We call it LivePlay.
We all have those long days where you just want to leave your phone aside. Just like you, we have those days too. Hence, we’ve made it possible for your rogers to play automatically as they come.
You might be asking yourself, “Is that even possible?!” Well, we’ve done it! 🙌🏼 This means that you can now even set up your own intercom in your home. Simply connect your iPad or phone to a BlueTooth speaker and you’re good to go.
As usual, we’re always experimenting with new features and challenging ourselves here at Roger. Roger is improving day by day with your support and feedback.
From our first of its kind Alexa hack, third-party integrations (Dropbox, SoundCloud and more), IFTTT recipes (Home automation!!) to being the first to let you talk from your lock screen, we can say that we’ve come a long way 💖
Last but not least, we’ve put together a video showing how you can use Roger in your everyday life. Enjoy!