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Sherpa Beta Virtual Assistant (Android)

In a crowded field of voice-powered digital assistant apps for Android, Sherpa distinguishes itself with its ability to perform searches on the Web, take notes, post to Facebook, and even stream music on command.

By April 17, 2013

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Move over, Siri. Cortana is coming to the iPhone

Microsoft's smart assistant Cortana is expanding beyond Windows, Twitter's Periscope is rising on Android, and Amazon is getting crafty with competition for Etsy.

By May 26, 2015

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Microsoft tests 'Work Assistant' app to help with Office tasks on phones

New application is designed to help users perform Office-related tasks on devices running Microsoft's OS for smartphones. Is this Bill Gates' "Personal Agent" project?

By February 6, 2015

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Google Glass is still misunderstood, says the guy who wore them in the shower

Commentary: Forget the privacy issues -- it was a long list of other shortcomings, social and technical, that doomed Glass. Can Google learn for the next go-round?

By May 27, 2015

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Thinkware dashcam adds driver assist, speed camera alerts (pictures)

The Thinkware Dash Cam X500 mounts on your car's windshield, and continuously records your driving, detecting collisions and saving relevant footage.

10 Images By May 1, 2015

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Microsoft's Cortana crosses over to iOS and Android

Due out this year for Android and iOS, the voice assistant will bring some competition to Apple's Siri and the Google Now app.

By May 26, 2015

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See Microsoft's Cortana-driven Work Assistant do someone's bidding

A new video purports to show the product, now being privately tested, in action. Destined for Windows 10, Work Assistant will enable you to give commands to your Office apps.

By February 9, 2015

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How to use Windows 10's new Snap Assist

Snapping windows is quicker and easier in Windows 10.

By February 4, 2015

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VW Parking Assist takes the pain out of parallel parking

We go hands-on with this feature that turns the wheels for you when you park the VW eGolf.

By January 7, 2015

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Speak, toy! Welcome to the age of chatting with your teddy bear

Elemental Path and ToyTalk hope to pioneer interactive toys. But will kids and parents want Internet-connected Barbies and dinosaurs?

By May 23, 2015