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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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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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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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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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Microsoft Windows Phone by any other name: It's now 'Windows 10 Mobile'

The software maker is rebranding its mobile operating system as it tries to remind consumers of its once-dominant role in the market.

By May 13, 2015