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Welcome to Best of Android 2018

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Hands-on with Samsung One UI and Android Pie on the Galaxy S9

by Jimmy Westenberg November 16, 20180 comments
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Black Friday 2018: Here are all the deals you can expect

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Who needs Kinect? You can now control your Xbox One with Alexa and Cortana

Who says you need a Kinect or headset for voice commands on Xbox One? Certainly not Microsoft, thanks to the Xbox Skill.
by Hadlee SimonsSeptember 6, 2018

10 best personal assistant apps for Android

Ever since Siri came out, the Android world has wanted one like it. Now there are dozens. Here are the best personal assistant apps for Android!
by Joe HindyJuly 30, 2018

Report: Google Assistant is better than Siri in every tested category – except one

Is Google Assistant better than Siri? This exhaustive report says "Yes," in all tested categories except for one significant outlier.
by C. Scott BrownJuly 25, 2018

Would you rather your virtual assistant be female, male, or gender neutral? (Poll of the Week)

Which voice do you prefer for your voice assistant: female, male, or gender neutral? Do you have a preference on tone of voice, or no preference at all?
by Jimmy WestenbergJuly 16, 2018
 
 

Microsoft buys AI startup to make Cortana sound less like a robot

Semantic Machines boasts a number of AI luminaries, including Apple’s former chief speech scientist.
by Oliver CraggMay 21, 2018

Set Alexa as your default assistant on your Android phone

If you want to make the default assistant Alexa on your Android phone, rather than Google Assistant, you now have that choice.
by C. Scott BrownMay 7, 2018

Report: Google Assistant is most efficient assistant, Siri is least

A report from Stone Temple Consulting suggests that Google Assistant is the most efficient virtual assistant. Apple's Siri doesn't do too well.
by C. Scott BrownApril 27, 2018

With the death of Windows Mobile, it’s time for Microsoft to go all in on Android

With the announcement that Windows Mobile is to be shuttered, some are asking what's next for Microsoft. The answer? Android.
by Matt AdamsOctober 12, 2017

Skype for Android adds Cortana support for chat suggestions and more

The support for the Cortana assistant in Skype is currently being rolled out as an update for Android and iOS, but just in the US at first.
by John CallahamOctober 10, 2017

Microsoft adds support for controlling smart home devices to Cortana

The new feature has been quietly added to Cortana on Windows 10 on PC and Mobile and supports Nest, SmartThings, Hue, Wink, and Insteon.
by John CallahamOctober 6, 2017
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