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Welcome to Best of Android 2018

by AA Staff November 16, 20180 comments
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Hands-on with Samsung One UI and Android Pie on the Galaxy S9

by Jimmy Westenberg November 16, 20180 comments
Features

Black Friday 2018: Here are all the deals you can expect

by AA Picks November 15, 201811 comments
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Best of Android Reader’s Choice: Vote for your favorite!

by Chris Thomas 15 hours ago0 comments
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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

Hearables: The game to own your ears is on

While the average consumer is still digesting the idea of having something connected around the wrist, a new wearable kid is already exploring the block.
by Team AASeptember 5, 2017
 
 

The upcoming Sonos smart speaker to support ‘multiple voice platforms’

Do you think Alexa, Google Assistant, and Siri could get along inside one speaker? Sonos seems to think so according to its FCC filing.
by Brian ReighAugust 28, 2017

Bixby vs Google Assistant vs Siri

2017 is shaping up to be the year of the virtual assistant, so here's how the big three - Bixby, Siri, and Google Assistant - compare.
by Robert TriggsApril 24, 2017

Will AI assistants spark renewed interest in wearables?

Counterpoint claims that wearables powered by AI will grow 376 percent this year, but the question is, “how will this affect the overall wearables market?”
by Brian ReighMarch 1, 2017

New chip from MIT could mean power-efficient AI in all your electronics

Researchers at MIT have developed a low-power chip specialized for automatic speech recognition that could result in a power savings of up to 99 percent.
by Brian ReighFebruary 13, 2017

Samsung acquires Viv Labs from the creators of Siri

Personal assistant technology is all the rage, and Samsung isn’t leaving anything on the table. The South Korean electronics titan is getting in on the act by acquiring Viv Labs, a ...
by Jay DecenellaOctober 6, 2016

Google snags Pixar story artist to give Google Home, OK Google personality

Google has brought aboard Emma Coats of Pixar story-building fame to work with Google Doodle's Ryan Germick to make Google Home more human.
by John DyeJune 1, 2016
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