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In Microsoft's latest Windows Phone ad, Cortana on the low-cost Lumia 635 takes on Siri on the iPhone 5s, and manages to show off a couple of tricks that leave Apple's digital assistant impressed.
BlackBerry is prepping the launch of its latest operating system, version 10.3, which will feature the company's homegrown personal assistant known simply as BlackBerry Assistant.
We have taken the three popular digital assistants and put them in side-by-side for a few tests to see how each performs when asked a series of different questions and the results are a bit intriguing
The Arsenio Hall Show featured a parody of Microsoft's new Cortana digitial assistant for Windows Phone 8.1 giving Hall some attitude, along with Apple's own Siri.
Apple's much anticipated update to iOS 7, which has been in developer testing for many months, has finally been released, with significant performance enchancements, tweaks and fixes.
Huawei's latest product teaser used a Siri-like assistant to mock Apple and Samsung, "fruit" and "Some Song"
Susan Bennett, an Atlanta voice actor, claims that her voice is the original one that was used by Apple as the basis for its Siri voice command feature in recent versions of iOS.
Apple's decision to launch a gold colored version of the iPhone 5s is the subject of a very funny parody video from the Conan late night talk show that shows an interesting new designer.
Microsoft is rumored to be working on a secret personal assistant program made to rival Siri and Google Now called "Cortana" that could be a "core" feature in upcoming operating systems.
An email that was discovered on the Nuance servers (who are the developers of the Siri personal assistant for iOS) seems to suggest that iOS 7 will finally be made available on the 10th of September.
With all the Google Nows and Apple Siris out there you may have wondered what Microsoft's response is in this digital assistant landscape. Well, wonder no more as Bing is Microsoft's secret weapon.
Apple has made Bing the default search engine in Siri, its voice assistant service. Microsoft says its "thrilled" at the integration of its search engine with Apple's technology.
A new commercial for Windows 8 turns Siri against itself as Microsoft gets agressive with its Windows 8 campaign to show that Windows 8 tablets are better than Apple's line of iPads.
A new report claims Apple wants to go after GPS systems in cars and replace them with its own Apple Maps solutions. Users will be able to see directions directly on their dashboards.
With WWDC quickly approaching, we are getting our first bits of information about what the new platform will include and how Apple will continue to blur the line between OS X and iOS.
Apple have revealed conservations you have with voice assistant Siri will be kept for up to two years. The announcement comes just days after questions were raised over users' privacy rights.
A report by the Wall Street Journal has outlined talks between Yahoo! and Apple about a deeper integration of Yahoo! services to combat iOS' reliance on Google. Apple may also be considering Bing.
Apple has appeared in court, accused of copying software used in Siri, and the company behind the claim says it plans to demand that Apple stops selling those devices that infringe its patent rights.
Google's chairman, and former CEO, Eric Schmidt has made a passing remark about Google Now on iOS. Schmidt hinted that the Google Now app is awaiting Apple's approval, and will come out soon.
Ferrari is collaborating with Apple to enhance its in-car infotainment system. To this end they have added iPad minis and Siri voice integration to their latest and greatest cars.
The next-generation Xbox will reportedly see major enhancements to its voice control features, including speech-to-text, natural speech recognition, and power-on through voice command.
An Apple advertisement in The Economist makes Siri look a bit dim-witted, as the digital assistant serves up the wrong answer to a user enquiry about poison oak.
Martin Scorsese has appeared in an advert promoting Apple's Siri voice assistant software, with the famed director appearing in his natural environment of New York.
Research in Motion is trying to remain relevant in the smartphone market and are placing all of their chips on the new Blackberry 10 OS. The latest developer release has added voice command features.
The patent suits keep coming for Apple in China. This time, Zhizhen Network Technology is suing Apple for infringing on its patent for an instant messaging chat bot system, and the culprit is Siri.
Apple are pushing additional changes to their voice assistant Siri in order to remove some exploits allowing Siri to be used for sexual or generally tasteless messages.
Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, had some harsh words regarding the company's voice platform. According to Wozniak, Siri has actually gotten worse since Apple bought it.
Apple showed off a host of new improvements to Siri at this year's WWDC, including a new 'Eyes Free' feature coming from some vehicle manufacturers, iPad support, and the ability to launch apps
Samsung's S-voice has been confirmed to run on any Android 4.0 device. S-voice is Samsung's Android solution to Siri for the iPhone and works just as effectively.
I'm halfway to work and I just realized I forgot to set the TV to record my favorite show, bugger. In the very near future these sorts of first world problems will be history if you own an Apple TV.
Scared that Apple could be storing confidential communications, IBM has decided to ban its employees from using Apple's Siri on its corporate networks. But is there really anything to be afraid of?
Siri was sharing its love of the Nokia Lumia 900, calling it the "best smart phone ever" until it was patched away by Apple, however it will still share its crush if you ask the right questions...
A user of Apple's iPhone 4S says that its Siri voice recognition service brought up the Lumia 900 as the answer when asked the question, "What's the best cell phone ever?"
Apple's much-anticipated new HDTV is still just the stuff of hearsay, but a reliable and 'well-placed source' claims he can confirm details of the 'iTV', after apparently having seen it in action.
A California man has filed a class action lawsuit against Apple, because he says that Siri does not perform as well as it does in TV commercials advertising the iPhone 4S.
Apple announces that Siri will soon support the Japanese language, and will be deployed to Japan over the next few weeks as part of the company's latest iOS 5.1 update.
New details have emerged on Google's 'Assistant', its rival to Apple's Siri, as the Android team reportedly takes over its development, ahead of a planned launch this year.
A new study claims that owners of the iPhone 4S use twice as much wireless data as those people who own the iPhone 4 and three times more than owners of the iPhone 3GS.
A British tabloid reports that a 12 year old in the UK trying out the Siri voice recognition feature in the iPhone 4S said Siri response to one question was "Shut the f*** up, you ugly t***."
A new holiday themed TV commercial from Apple shows that Santa Claus can also benefit from using the Siri voice recognition software that's a part of the iPhone 4S.
A new rumor claims that Google is developing a Siri-like natural voice recognition feature for its Android operating system, code named Majel, that could be launched in the near future.
The latest unofficial Siri port claims full functionality with the voice-activated digital assistant, but uses stolen copyrighted binaries and sends personal data to unknown servers.
Siri has many uses on the iPhone 4S. It answers questions and checks weather. Now it can start your car (with tweaking).
Are Microsoft's Tellme and Apple's Siri comparable? An Australian blog claims otherwise, with a side-by-side video of, amongst other things, WP7's Tellme planning a meeting "at teen anal."
In a new video interview, Microsoft Chief Research and Strategy Officer Craig Mundie slams Apple's Siri feature in the iPhone 4S, saying that Windows Phone 7 has had voice command features for a year.
Applidium, an iPhone development house, claims to have cracked Siri, potentially opening the popular digital voice assistant to older Apple devices - and theoretically even non-Apple devices.
Apple has confirmed that Siri will not be coming for any devices other than the iPhone 4S. This comes in the wake of reports of Siri being installed on jailbroken devices.
A source allegedly close to Apple has leaked that the company is testing Siri on devices other than the iPhone 4S, the only officially supported model at the moment.
"Siri, where did you go?" It appears Siri is suffering her first major outage, with many in the US reporting that Siri is unavailable. Apple is yet to comment, leaving users stranded.