Most of the adverts show happy people making cakes, or getting directions or finding out fun facts. Some show smart speakers capable of controlling lights or music. Sounds great right? Well, is it really easier to say, "Alexa turn off the light" than, just, turning off the light? I think not.
For the purpose of getting indecorous and sticky, and living happily ever after, two people used to be selected for each
It's a common enough complaint about smartphones. For all the wonderful things they can do, for all the ways they make our lives easier -- all too often they can't understand a word we're saying.
That Facebook is betting big on mobile voice search is a sign of how search behaviours are set to evolve. Already, 80% of internet users have a smartphone and, in many demographics and markets, mobiles have moved ahead of PCs/laptops as the most common or important way of accessing the internet.
Meet 'M', Facebook's unique take on the personal assistant that now seems to be a requirement companion for all modern smartphones
Apple's Siri, Google Now and Microsoft's Cortana appear to have some competition. SoundHound, known for providing music identification
Alongside its regular work of making operating systems, inventing hologramatic versions of Minecraft and building our favourite
The arrival of Windows 10 will be a global event, and we don't just mean that in terms of hype. It quite literally will affect
Microsoft has demoed a Skype Translator app that can translate different languages in near real-time over video calls. The
With news of Microsoft's Cortana personal assistant breaking, it looks like Siri is also about to get a serious makeover. Apple recently filed a patent that will make it more like personal assistant that tracks you around the house. An iButler, if you will.
The now Oscar-winning Spike Jonze movie 'Her' explores how our relationship with technology may change as it becomes more sophisticated
I never thought I'd be the kind of person to care about guns - as long as it did the job and killed the enemy it's all good, right? - I was surprised at how fun it was to explore all the different types of weapons and have fun trying to find which one suits my playstyle the most.
When we think of the games industry we still imagine a world that is populated entirely by men. Boys make games so boys buy games so boys make games. The girl gamer - and games designer - remains a lesser spotted beast.