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Amazon Echo: a wireless speaker you can talk to

We go hands-on with Amazon's new Echo smart speaker and its Alexa voice assistant, who might just be Siri's better-sounding twin sister.

By November 25, 2014

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Amazon's Cyber Monday deals start Saturday, run for eight days

The online retailer is stretching out its post-Thanksgiving bargains for more than a week, with thousands of money-off deals on gadgets and gear.

By November 28, 2014

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Flat tire? MapQuest iPhone app now offers roadside assistance

You can now get membership-free towing and other services from Urgent.ly via the app, but you'll have to pay for the work itself, of course.

By November 11, 2014

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Amazon debuts Siri-like digital assistant Echo for your home

The e-commerce company continues to push further into consumers' homes -- and wallets -- with a voice-recognition tower that answers to your beck and call.

By November 6, 2014

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In new ad, Microsoft insists Siri is incompetent

What good is a digital assistant if she can't tell you to leave early because of traffic reports? That's a question asked by Microsoft at any rate.

By November 22, 2014

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Want those exact shoes? Ask Zappos' new personal assistant

The online retailer known for its fanatical customer service tests digital assistant that helps you track down any fashion item -- even if the company doesn't sell it.

By July 27, 2014

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Robotic hand assistant gives you two extra fingers

MIT researchers have developed a cyborg-like hand assistant that attaches robotic fingers to your wrist, giving new meaning to the term "magic fingers."

By July 21, 2014

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Crave Ep. 166: 'Emotive' family robot assists and entertains, doesn't do windows

Jibo is a Siri-like robot assistant that will help with the little things in life...and record your every move. Plus Minecraft's version of "Star Wars," and more.

By July 18, 2014

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'Emotive' family robot assists and entertains, doesn't do windows, Ep. 166

Jibo is a Siri-like robot assistant that will help with the little things in life...and record your every move. Plus Minecraft's version of "Star Wars," and more.

By July 18, 2014

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BlackBerry debuts Siri-like voice assistant

The struggling smartphone maker unveiled the new digital helper following similar offerings from several competitors.

By July 16, 2014