You might want to think twice about leaving your headphones plugged in to your smartphone when you’re not using them. Researchers have determined that the combination of headphones with a microphone and a voice-activated virtual assistant like Siri or Google […]
Google Now is pretty awesome…assuming you use mostly Google tools and services by default. If you use a Windows PC, though, and rely on Microsoft Office productivity tools and other Microsoft services Cortana makes more sense as your virtual assistant.
Microsoft confirmed earlier this year that it’s bringing Cortana—it’s voice interactive virtual assistant—to both iOS and Android. The proprietary nature of Apple’s iOS all but guarantees that Cortana functionality will be limited and play second-fiddle to Siri, but Android is
Amazon announced that its voice-assistant product, Echo, which was launched in November last year and was available by invitation only will be available to everyone beginning July 14. It will cost $180, replacing the previous price of $149 for Amazon
Siri is great but its not quite as intuitively helpful as the Google Now feature on Android devices. A report from 9to5Mac, however, suggests that Apple will introduce a new feature in iOS 9 called “Proactive” that will challenge Google
Microsoft didn’t innovate the idea of the digital personal assistant, or virtual concierge. Apple with Siri, and Google with Google Now, as well as a myriad of other smaller companies like AiroCorp have already begun blazing that trail. However, the