A writer describes how her 13-year-old son seems to talk with Apple's digital assistant more easily than with her. Can technology design virtual humans as we'd wish real ones were?
Days after saying it was in social for the "long haul," Google unveils new social software: a tool that lets Google+ users poll friends, and a Hangouts app for Chrome OS and Windows users.
The feature is part of the Viber 5.0 release, which also includes a refreshed design on Android and a new photo-forwarding feature on iOS.
The consumer electronics giant on Thursday is pushing out new Macintosh software with some search features that subtly underscore Apple's rivalry with Google.
The latest Samsung phablet comes packing LTE-Advanced capabilities, but you may have to move to enjoy the top speeds. Be aware, however, that you'll easily bust your measly small data cap.
With its online chat feature, Mozilla works to break down the walls around services like Microsoft Skype and Google Hangouts.
Google is offering a small number of users the option to live video chat with a real doctor when they use the company's web search to look up symptoms.
The Blink Wire-Free HD Home Monitoring & Alert System takes issue with traditional power-cord-dependent Wi-Fi cameras.
Geekerati like Felicia Day, Wil Wheaton, Weird Al, and more celebrate four decades of dice-rolling derring-do by lending their voices to a free Audible audiobook by R.A. Salvatore.
If last month's iPhone 6 was a major leap forward, Thursday's iPad and Mac computer upgrades represented modest progress.