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Voice dictation is now done in real time on iOS 8

Previously, you had to tap a button before iOS would transcribe your voice to text.

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What you need to know about 'Hey, Siri' in iOS 8

Siri is capable of answering your questions without you having to touch the device, if you so choose.

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Siri can now tell you what song is playing.

Shazam-powered Siri can now name that tune in iOS 8

Play a song on any device for Siri to hear, and Apple's voice assistant can identify it for you in the latest operating system.

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Microsoft celebrates iPhone 6 by denigrating Siri (again)

In a new ad to coincide with the Apple hype, Microsoft presents Siri as a sad little woman with amnesia.

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iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, Apple Pay, and the Apple Watch: Here's everything Apple just announced

Didn't feel like sitting through the two-hour press event? Here's what you missed.

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The must-see moments from Apple's iPhone event

Watch the highlights everyone is talking about from Apple's September 9 show.

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How Apple could put Siri ahead of the pack

Siri is getting a couple of improvements in iOS 8, but still has a ways to go before it becomes something I would use daily.

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How to use Siri as your own personal DJ

Yes, Siri can act as your own virtual DJ to play and manage your favorite music upon your command.

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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.

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Siri on the left vs. Cortana on the right.

Microsoft's Cortana disses Siri in new video spot

Running on the new HTC One M8 for Windows Phone, the Cortana voice-activated assistant touts its superiority over Apple's Siri.

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<p>Siri no longer helps you get away with murder.</p>

Siri query shown in murder trial

A Florida man stands accused of killing a friend. Early reports inaccurately suggested that he might have performed a Siri search about how to hide a body, but other evidence from the defendant's phone is being used in court.

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Microsoft Cortana challenges Siri in new video spot

It's a Microsoft spot. Guess which voice assistant emerges victorious.

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