SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google on Wednesday launched a subscription-based music service, allowing users of Android phones and tablets to listen to their favorite songs and artists for a monthly fee. The streaming service, called […]
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google’s sixth annual conference for software developers opened Wednesday with a chance for the company to showcase its latest services. Announcements include new features for online games, maps and search, a […]
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Research In Motion unveiled a lower-cost BlackBerry aimed at consumers in emerging markets on Tuesday, stepping up its efforts to regain market share lost to Apple’s iPhone and Android devices powered […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sometimes you just can’t wait for Comic-Con — whether you’re a fan or a filmmaker. With the summer movie season now beginning in early May (“Iron Man 3″ opens Friday), […]
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Siri may be feeling a little job insecurity. The sometimes droll assistant that answers questions and helps people manage their lives on Apple’s iPhone and iPad is facing competition from an up-and-coming rival made by Google.
With Google’s voice assistant now available on iPhones and iPads, The Associated Press used an iPad Mini to throw five test questions at Google Now and Siri on Monday afternoon in New York. Here’s what the two digital assistants had to say for themselves:
NEW YORK (AP) — Apple is finally opening the doors to its bank vault, saying it will distribute $100 billion in cash to its shareholders over two years.
NEW YORK (AP) — A variety of online tools and apps are catering to people who care for friends and relatives who have Alzheimer’s, autism and other illnesses. Autistic youngsters are learning to communicate using iPads. A new app can help with medications.
DENVER (AP) — Alexander Heit’s final text cut off in mid-sentence. Before he could send it, police say the 22-year-old University of Northern Colorado student drifted into oncoming traffic, jerked the steering wheel and went off the road, rolling his car.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Steven Spriggs was stopped in a traffic jam near downtown Fresno and thought nothing of whipping out his iPhone 4 and clicking on the map feature to see if there was an alternate route around the construction mess.