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How to make the most of Android's new Assistant add-on

Google's got a spectacular new system for interacting with Assistant on Android — but you really have to go out of your way to uncover its potential.

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Cortana, say goodbye

The digital assistant isn’t entirely going away, but we’re near the end of the road for another me-too technology from Microsoft that nobody really wanted.

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2020: The year the office finds its voice?

Voice-based AI assistants may soon be as common in the workplace as they are at home, handling routine tasks and – eventually – more complicated workflows and business processes.

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22 Siri commands (almost) every AirPod user needs

Siri on your AirPods will help you get so much done.

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9 challenges Apple-based enterprises face in 2020

With 5G iPhones expected, AR continuing to evolve and voice-based assistants gaining momentum, 2020 could bring the seeds of change for many companies.

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Salesforce to expand Einstein Voice Skills so users can create custom voice apps

Salesforce is among a number of tech firms aiming to bring voice to the enterprise, though most users will have to wait until 2021 to access its AI voice assistant.

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22 worthwhile ways to use Google Assistant on a Chromebook

Google Assistant is finally working its way into the fabric of Chrome OS, and it's bringing with it some interesting new possibilities.

Microsoft Cortana

Cortana can now read emails out loud in Outlook for iOS

The AI-powered voice assistant will also help schedule meetings, as Microsoft continues to reposition Cortana as a powerful enterprise assistant.

Google Assistant

30 time-saving tricks to try with the new Google Assistant

Google's revamped Assistant can do some really useful stuff — if you know what to ask.

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How to use Voice Control in macOS Catalina

Here's an introductory guide to using your voice to control your Mac once you upgrade to the latest version of macOS.

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There’s method in Amazon’s hardware madness

What Amazon understands about the future that most companies don’t: Virtual assistants belong on our bodies.

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Oracle launches AI voice assistant for its business app suite

During its OpenWorld event this week, the company also unveiled plans to have its Digital Assistant integrate with Microsoft’s Teams collaboration platform.

Google Assistant

4 Google Assistant additions worth watching

These upcoming Assistant improvements could make Google's virtual helper infinitely more helpful.

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10+ essential Siri tips for productive Macs

Most Mac users already use Siri to search the web and solve maths problems, but you can do more...

Google Smart Displays

7 ways Google's Smart Displays could get smarter

With a little fine-tuning, Google's Assistant-powered Smart Displays could turn into indispensable deskside companions.

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Hey Siri, how will I feel next Tuesday?

Apple’s bumbling voice assistant is just a friendly face for a transformative technology.

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How Apple is improving Siri Shortcuts in iOS, iPadOS

Towards an Apple VoiceOS...

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Alexa wins the Apple App Store as voice control takes over

Alexa's meteoric climb up the Apple App Store charts should be all the proof you need that the age of voice is here.

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One day you’ll wear your Mac like sunglasses

What happens when your AirPods become your primary connection with all your computers?

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Voice assistant offers remedy for physician burnout

Saykara's digital assistant is aimed at freeing doctors from time-consuming EHR data entry and improving their interactions with patients.

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