Voice-activated digital assistants are an increasingly important feature for smartphones. Now that Microsoft has unveiled Cortana, we take a look at how it stacks up against Apple’s Siri and Google Now.
Microsoft's Siri-competitor, Cortana, will be finally announced at Microsoft's BUILD conference. We caught sight of it ahead of Build on a Bing webpage, suggesting serious integration with Microsoft's search technology.
iOS 7 is the biggest change to Apple's operating system in six years, and iOS 7.1 has just tweaked it even more, but finding things in its Settings menu keeps getting more difficult. Here are seven tips on how to get around the settings in iOS.
Apple has filed a new patent application describing the ability to search for and tag photos via voice, pointing naturally to Siri. The feature would utilize tags and other information associated with the photos.
Find out exactly what Apple’s virtual assistant can do for you as we take a look at how to use Siri. We kick off with how to set Siri up, and then we check out supported commands, before looking at some handy tips.
Chevy is expanding its Siri-compatible MyLink system to six new cars in 2014. The program has already shown its worth in the Sonic and the Spark, with good reviews from buyers. In an historically uncharacteristic move of foresight, Chevy has hitched itself to…
There may be a cost to a budget-friendly iPhone. According to analyst Gene Munster, Apple plans to exclude its Siri voice assistant feature from the lower-end iPhone, which is expected to debut on September 10.
General Motors believes connectivity is the future of cars, and it's preparing for that future with a barrage of tech.
We already know Siri is set to be more helpful in iOS 7, but a new feature has been discovered which shows the virtual assistant is willing to learn too, as you'll be able to teach it how to pronounce difficult names.
The American Automobile Association's researchers say that, whether it's hands-on or hands-free, in-car tech is a major distraction.
Apple's personal assistant app Siri is getting a makeover, including a new voice. Siri can now have a male or female voice, search Twitter or Wikipedia, change settings on your phone, and more. Plus, Siri will be making its way to your car in the near future.
Apple has partnered with a dozen automobile manufacturers to bring the chatty hands-free assistant Siri to potentially millions of dashboards. Outside of basic iPod and iPhone connectivity for music and phone calls, Apple has lagged behind Microsoft and others…
Google Now, Google's voice search tool, has made its way to iOS via the Google Search app. It's powerful, responsive, and has impressive speech pattern recognition that leads to accurate results But it may too hidden for most users to fully take advantage of.