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Unlike Siri, Cortana plays well with others

Commentary: Microsoft's virtual assistant has the ability to hand off voice commands to mobile apps, a welcome compromise that could benefit users and developers.

By September 2, 2014

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Cortana vs. Siri vs. Google Now: An early look at how Cortana stacks up (hands-on)

Can Windows Phone’s new voice-activated assistant stand up to Siri and Google Now? We put an early version to the test.

By April 14, 2014

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Text editor Phraseology for iPad can improve your writing

The app inspects and rates your writing in addition to being a useful text editor.

By February 7, 2014

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Wolfram seeks to harvest data from Net-connected gadgets

The Mathematica developer's new Connected Device Project seeks to incorporate data from Net-connected devices and eventually make them programmable through the Wolfram Language.

By January 7, 2014

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SkyCycle puts London bike paths in the clouds

A revolutionary proposal to transform London's cycling infrastructure would place wide bike paths above the city's rail network.

By January 3, 2014

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God exists, say Apple fanboy scientists

With the help of just one MacBook, two Germans formalize a theorem that confirms the existence of God. Allegedly, of course.

By October 25, 2013

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How to check for and fix OS X boot drive errors

The boot drive's format and partition structure can be checked both in the OS X graphical interface and in the Terminal.

By October 1, 2013

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'iOS 7 makes your iPhone waterproof' ad a scam dunk

A fake ad circulating on the Web appears to have fooled some into believing that Apple's new operating system waterproofs their phones.

By September 24, 2013

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Seven cool Siri tricks in iOS 7

Call it "Flowers for Siri": the old gal just got a whole lot smarter.

By September 23, 2013

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Google working on voice-activated universal translator

Douglas Adams' Babel fish may not exist outside of the fictional universe, but Google is working on the next best thing: a real-time universal language translator.

By September 16, 2013