Google gives its search app a new voice
The new voice is more natural-sounding thanks to clever uses of intonations.
Skype gets HoloLens support and help from Cortana
Microsoft's communication app is introducing AI and augmented reality.
Google is reportedly working on an Amazon Echo rival
It's making the voice-guided assistant that Nest isn't.
Amazon Echo offers a choose-your-own-adventure 'Batman' story
Your wireless speaker now has its own interactive radio drama.
Siri is reportedly coming to the Mac this year
OS X 10.12 should bring the voice commands you've had on your iPhone for years.
Amazon Echo starts talking to your thermostat
You can tell Ecobee gear to turn up the heat.
AT&T voice assistant helps you control your smart home
The Digital Life Voice Assistant can steer your security alarm, lights and more.
Amazon's Echo speaker guides you through workouts
The smart speaker can dole out advice on fitness... and finance, too.
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