Personalassistant

08.07.14
Apple patent application hints at a Siri-like assistant for Macs
08.07.14

Apple patent application hints at a Siri-like assistant for Macs

Siri might be making her way to a Mac near you. According to a patent application filed in Februar...

By Z. Honig,   08.07.14
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10.03.13
Apple reportedly acquires Cue, hints at future agenda features in iOS
10.03.13

Apple reportedly acquires Cue, hints at future agenda features in iOS

Apple already has an agenda-like notification tray in iOS 7, but there are new hints that it may u...

By J. Fingas,   10.03.13
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07.13.13
Google's Alfred to shut down on July 19
07.13.13

Google's Alfred to shut down on July 19

Venture Beat reports that Google will quietly retire Alfred on July 19th. Alfred was billed as a p...

By Ilene Hoffman,   07.13.13
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04.17.13
Amazon has reportedly acquired Evi for voice-guided search
04.17.13

Amazon has reportedly acquired Evi for voice-guided search

Amazon isn't shy about wanting to own as much of the Kindle Fire's software experience as it can,...

By J. Fingas,   04.17.13
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02.26.13
Indigo is a cloud-based, cross-platform personal assistant for Android and Windows Phone 8 (hands-on)
02.26.13

Indigo is a cloud-based, cross-platform personal assistant for Android and Windows Phone 8 (hands-on)

The idea of a personal assistant needs no introduction: you already know Siri, and those of you fo...

By D. Wollman,   02.26.13
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02.12.13
New iOS app Winston is your Siri personal assistant for news
02.12.13

New iOS app Winston is your Siri personal assistant for news

Winston is a new and ambitious product from Colorado-based startup, Reactor Labs. It's a take o...

By K. Hodgkins,   02.12.13
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08.28.12
Intelligent personal assistant Cue adds support for iPhone calendars, iOS 6
08.28.12

Intelligent personal assistant Cue adds support for iPhone calendars, iOS 6

One thing that stands out in our modern digital age is the sheer volume of information that we...

By K. Hodgkins,   08.28.12
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06.12.12
Voice Answer updated with more features for people locked out of Siri
06.12.12

Voice Answer updated with more features for people locked out of Siri

Owners of the Apple iPad 1 and 2 won't get Siri on iOS 6 when it ships. Neither will those who us...

By Mel Martin,   06.12.12
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11.29.11
Siri lends a hand via your Bluetooth-enabled car stereo, reminds you to buy milk (video)
11.29.11

Siri lends a hand via your Bluetooth-enabled car stereo, reminds you to buy milk (video)

Sure, we've seen Siri used to do a host of things, including controlling the temperature in a h...

By B. Steele,   11.29.11
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