Tag Archive: Assistant


Siri will win you over as a trusted assistant

Maybe there aren’t a ton of new features in iOS 9, but you may find yourself getting tighter with Siri. Siri is out to earn the title of “Best Assistant” with a series of new tricks aimed at making your life easier. You no longer have to set a time for Siri to remind you […]

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Only hours left to save big on this popular writing assistant app–Scrivener 2 [Deals]

Anyone who writes on a computer knows the mental juggling routine involved in keeping track of research, notes, drafts and edits. Scrivener 2 offers a way to consolidate the whole process in one place, making for a much more efficient and less time consuming writing process. The award-winning app has also been a hit with […]

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Coolmuster Android Assistant gives Android users total control over their devices’ data

This post is brought to you by Coolmuster. There’s no sense pretending some of us iOS and Mac enthusiasts don’t dabble in the world of Android. Whether using phones, tablets or other mobile devices, we’ve come to rely on all our gadgets communicating reliably with one another, but when using both Apple and Android gear […]

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Don’t Like Something in OS X Yosemite? Let Apple Know with Feedback Assistant

Now that OS X Yosemite is in open public beta and generating considerable interest from Mac users, a fair amount of complaints or frustrations have surfaced both in our comments and around the web on forums. Whether it’s a pestering bug, a beloved feature that has gone missing or that was tweaked in Yosemite, something … Read More

Google Now reigns triumphant in virtual assistant battle with Siri

Apple’s Siri virtual assistant is getting better all the time, but Google Now still takes the biscuit, according to Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster. Munster ran both virtual assistants through a battery of tests, and shared the results in a…Read more ›

Google Now reigns triumphant in virtual assistant battle with Siri

Apple’s Siri virtual assistant is getting better all the time, but Google Now still takes the biscuit, according to Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster. Munster ran both virtual assistants through a battery of tests, and shared the results in a…Read more ›

Mac Setups: Desk of a Rehab Director & Assistant Professor

This week’s featured Mac setup comes to us from John D., the director of a hospital inpatient physical rehabilitation unit and an adjunct assistant professor. Let’s get right to it and learn a bit more about this workstation and how this Apple gear is put to use: What hardware does your Mac setup consist of? … Read More

Mac Setups: Desk of a Rehab Director & Assistant Professor

This week’s featured Mac setup comes to us from John D., the director of a hospital inpatient physical rehabilitation unit and an adjunct assistant professor. Let’s get right to it and learn a bit more about this workstation and how this Apple gear is put to use: What hardware does your Mac setup consist of? … Read More [Read More…]

Cortana could crash the smart assistant party on Android and iOS

Microsoft’s efforts to make Cortana as pervasive as possible could see the intelligent digital assistant brought to Android and iOS. A member of the software giant’s Windows Phone team has confirmed that Microsoft is “actively talking” about bringing Cortana to…Read more ›

Mac Setup: The Dual Display Mac Pro Desk of an Assistant Professor

This weeks featured Mac setup is the powerhouse new Mac Pro workstation shared with us by Alberto G., an Assistant Professor at ITESM (Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education, a university in northern Mexico). Let’s jump in and learn a bit more about the hardware and what great apps get put to use. What … Read More