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Virtual assistants for mobile devices

Voice control and other assisting features are making more of a mark on today's mobile devices.

By Dec. 11, 2012

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Google Now vs. Siri: Virtual assistants duke it out (video)

Watch as we pit Siri against Google Now in a live test to find out which one offers the fastest, most accurate, and richest voice command experience.

By May. 16, 2013

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Virtual personal assistants make life easier

All stressed out? Get a personal assistant online to schedule appointments, send birthday cards, and pay the bills.

By Jul. 1, 2008

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iOS, Android users equally happy with their apps -- analyst

Checks of the top 200 free and paid apps for both platforms show little difference in user ratings, says analyst Gene Munster.

By Jan. 7, 2014

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Microsoft's Cortana to Apple's Siri: Are you deaf?

Microsoft's new digital assistant may have more attitude than Apple's rather prim Siri. However, on the "Arsenio Hall Show," the two ladies get at it with abandon.

By Apr. 9, 2014

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Digital health tools likely to decrease visits to the doctor

Researchers at Johns Hopkins analyze recent trends in digital health care, concluding that health-related apps and electronic health records will dramatically reduce in-person doc visits.

By Nov. 4, 2013

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Apple said to partner with Shazam on song-ID tool for iOS

The Cupertino, Calif., electronics maker plans to release a feature in iOS 8 that identifies a song and its artist via an iPhone or iPad, Bloomberg reports.

By Apr. 16, 2014

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Smartphone-controlled motion alarm keeps stuff safe

Sammy Screamer is a little motion-sensitive attachment that alerts you via smartphone when your stuff gets moved.

By Feb. 10, 2014

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VC Fred Wilson: Google Glass is like Apple's Newton

Google's computerized eyewear is a harbinger of things to come, but the technology isn't ready for the mainstream yet, Union Square Ventures' Fred Wilson decides.

By Dec. 10, 2013