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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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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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New Windows 10 preview beefs up Mail app and more

The latest build is one more step toward a new version of Windows that has to avoid the missteps of Windows 8.

By April 23, 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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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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Watch a man sing 'If I Only Had a Brain' filmed on new super-fast MRI

Thanks to magnetic resonance imaging at 100 frames per second, researchers can watch the muscles involved in singing in action.

By April 21, 2015

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Windows 10 to debut in late July, says AMD chief

An apparent slip during an Advanced Micro Devices conference call on Friday may have spilled the beans on the launch date for the next generation of Windows.

By April 20, 2015