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iPhone's Siri can't handle surly Scottish man

New viral video making the rounds depicts Siri's hilarious misinterpretation of a comedian's Scottish accent.

By Feb. 1, 2012


Say goodbye to surly hotel clerks

'Unmanned hotels' being developed in Japan

By Oct. 26, 2006


Watching TV backfires during 'SuriTV' parody

A comedic duo illustrates the potential frustration of speaking to a TV via voice assistant.

By Mar. 5, 2012


'Brave' trailer teases lush, epic animated adventure

The trailer for Pixar/Disney's next animated film, "Brave," debuted online today and shows amazing environments reminiscent of realms one would see in an MMORPG.

By Jun. 27, 2011


'Psycho Siri': Scariest Siri parody yet?

Siri as a horror film star? Just watch this new video.

By Feb. 6, 2012


Shopping is therapy, say more than half Americans

The lure of instant online shopping is made very clear by a survey that suggests 64 percent of women and 40 percent of men confess that shopping is a prime mood changer. But their shopping therapies differ.

By Apr. 1, 2013


Here's to the iSheep, iPhone 5 vindicates them

Scores of comments posted to CNET ridiculed people who spent days waiting to buy a cell phone. Tomorrow the iPhone 5 goes on sale and likely it is the critics who will seem out of touch.

By Sep. 20, 2012


SceneTap app monitors bars and clubs, graphs likelihood of pulling

We're going out -- but where shall we go? SceneTap is a new app that uses cameras in pubs and clubs to check out a venue right down to the number of boys and girls in the place.

By Jun. 14, 2011


Researchers use iPad to hail driverless taxi

Hot on the heels of Google's robot cars, a team of German researchers at AutoNOMOS Labs have developed a driverless taxi cab that could eliminate white knuckled taxi rides in the future.

By Oct. 14, 2010


So I went to Best Buy to confuse an iPad with a Samsung

Posing as a naive human being (not hard), I went into a Best Buy to see whether it is humanly possible to confuse the two tablets. The experience was instructive.

By Aug. 15, 2012