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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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How to buy a new phone: The CNET smartphone buying guide

The most important things to know when shopping for a cell phone.

By December 16, 2014

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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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Philips PFL8900: LED backlight gets laser assist

Philips' Smart Laser LCD TV supposedly improves on standard LED backlights by using a red laser to enhance color. (Note that the TV featured in this video is a prototype, and does not reflect the full final design of the product.)

By January 5, 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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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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Harrison Ford in 'fair to moderate' condition after small-plane crash

The "Star Wars" actor reportedly crashed his small two-seater on a golf course close to Santa Monica Airport Thursday and has been hospitalized for his injuries, according to reports.

By March 5, 2015