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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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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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Your bike and your smartphone become one with this Kickstarter connected bike system

The Cobi connected bicycle system aims to bring connected car smarts and safety into the bike lane.

By December 22, 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

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Who's really taking you for an Uber ride?

After an Uber driver allegedly rapes a woman in Boston, the ride-sharing service's background checks come under scrutiny.

By December 22, 2014

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Three plant sensors want to be your garden assistant

From monitoring your plant's conditions to offering care advice and updates, these three plant sensors boast a variety of features to help you turn your thumb green.

By June 11, 2014