Virtual assistant

04.02.15
Here's what our readers think of the Amazon Echo
04.02.15

Here's what our readers think of the Amazon Echo

Amazon seems determined to inch its way into every aspect of our lives. The company already has a...

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05.11.14
Microsoft's Cortana could soon control your mood lighting
05.11.14

Microsoft's Cortana could soon control your mood lighting

​Microsoft's Cortana may be younger than counterparts such as Google Now and Apple's Siri, but the...

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02.20.14
Microsoft's digital assistant Cortana reportedly borrows the best of Siri and Google Now
02.20.14

Microsoft's digital assistant Cortana reportedly borrows the best of Siri and Google Now

At this point it's a forgone conclusion that Microsoft is going to enter the digital assistant spac...

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12.18.12
Grokr for iOS curates the Internet so you don't have to
12.18.12

Grokr for iOS curates the Internet so you don't have to

Grokr is an ambitious project. It's a personalized search and discovery platform that brings re...

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07.20.12
BlackBerry 10 gets voice commands in latest dev update (video)
07.20.12

BlackBerry 10 gets voice commands in latest dev update (video)

Those lucky enough to have their hands on a BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha device were treated to a nice...

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06.22.12
HTC teases voice control and/or dog translator for Sense
06.22.12

HTC teases voice control and/or dog translator for Sense

HTC might be over selling it a bit with the top secret stamp, and the foot note sort of indicates...

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07.25.11
Leak: future iOS update to introduce Siri-based voice control
07.25.11

Leak: future iOS update to introduce Siri-based voice control

When Apple snatched up Siri back in April, we had to wonder exactly what Cupertino was planning f...

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02.05.10
DARPA-based Siri virtual assistant hits the App Store, smartphone sentience can't be far behind (video)
02.05.10

DARPA-based Siri virtual assistant hits the App Store, smartphone sentience can't be far behind (video)

It's been well over six months since we first got wind of Siri, the DARPA-inspired smartphone app t...

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