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) — When Apple launched its iTunes music store a decade ago amid the ashes of Napster, the music industry — reeling from the effects of online piracy — was anxious to see how the new music service would shake out.
NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter has launched a service for people to find music they like and tweet songs from iTunes, Spotify and Rdio. Twitter said in a blog post that an app will be available for download from Apple’s online store Thursday.
LONDON (AP) — The BBC is in a bind after opponents of Margaret Thatcher pushed the song “Ding Dong! The Witch Is Dead” up the British charts in a posthumous protest over her policies.
(AP) — It’s no secret that Apple wants to get into the living room by making its own TV set, and there have been plenty of rumors and reports about how and when it’s going to happen. Now, an analyst says he’s learned that the set will go on sale late this year.
(AP) — A group of children from Newtown, Conn. who recently recorded a version of “Over the Rainbow” are preparing for a live appearance during Sunday’s Grammy Awards broadcast.
NEW YORK (AP) — David Bowie is celebrating his birthday by releasing new music. The English singer announced Tuesday, his 66th birthday, that he has released his first song in 10 years titled “Where Are We Now?” Here’s the video.
NEW YORK (AP) — Though Adele didn’t have a new album or a worldwide tour in 2012, she’s still rolling. After a year of Grammy glory and James Bond soundtracking, Adele has been voted The Associated Press Entertainer of the Year.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — As “Gangnam Style” gallops toward 1 billion views on YouTube, the first Asian pop artist to capture a massive global audience has gotten richer click by click.
(AP) - AC/DC is finally releasing its music digitally on iTunes. Columbia Records and Apple announced Monday that the classic rock band’s music will be available at the iTunes Store worldwide. Sixteen studio albums will […]
PHILADELPHIA (AP) – DC Comics is expanding its digital storefront, putting all its monthly titles – from Batman to Superman – on sale at iTunes, Amazon’s Kindle store and Barnes & Noble’s Nook shop. The […]
NEW YORK (AP) – Apple’s iPhone 5 got the attention, but the company made several other product announcements Wednesday. Here are the highlights: – iPhone 5. A taller, thinner phone with access to fast new […]