Huawei Developing AI-Based Virtual Assistant Capable of Emotional Interactions

Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei is developing a new AI-powered voice assistant that will have more awareness of human emotions. Other virtual assistants such as the Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa, and Apple Siri primarily serve to inform and take instructions from the user. Meanwhile, Huawei, which already has an assistant for Chinese customers, is now working on new software that will provide […]

Android P to Support Notch Design, Offer Deeper Google Assistant Integration: Report

While the tech world is anticipating the next Android version at Google’s I/O 2018, a new report has surfaced that reveals some of the next-generation features that are heading to the new Android iteration. The new version, which is so far in the headlines as Android P, is said to support smartphones with a “notch”, similar to the iPhone X. […]

Google Cloud Search Assistant, Formerly Springboard, Launched to Provide Unified Search Across G Suite

Google Cloud Search Assistant, Formerly Springboard, Launched to Provide Unified Search Across G Suite HIGHLIGHTS Google Cloud Search made available as both Web and mobile app Uses machine learning to provide information to users Third-party integration will be added in coming months Google has announced its digital assistant Google Cloud Search for G Suite users, […]

Samsung Galaxy S8’s Bixby Assistant Will Be Able to Do Visual Search, Text Recognition: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung Galaxy S8 to come with a virtual assistant called Bixby It will be integrated into native apps It is pegged to use the camera to do visual search as well If all the leaks are true, there’s a lot to be excited about in the Samsung Galaxy S8. One of the big additions […]

Nokia MIKA Digital Assistant Launched to Aid Telecom Operators

Nokia MIKA Digital Assistant Launched to Aid Telecom Operators HIGHLIGHTS Nokia phones were earlier tipped to have ‘Viki’ digital assistant The company also launches Predictive Repair service MIKA will be demonstrated at MWC 2017 next month Just earlier this month, Nokia Android phones were tipped to get their personal digital assistant named ‘Viki’, but now […]

Microsoft’s First Digital Assistant, Cortana, Is Here

Sometime ago buzz began about a new digital assistant that would be available with the unveiling of Windows Phone 8.1. Now, Microsoft’s first assistant, Cortana, is here. Microsoft has made the new Windows Phone 8.1 available to developers which means your carrier will have the phone available very soon. The name Cortana apparently comes from […]

Microsoft’s First Digital Assistant, Cortana, Is Here

Sometime ago buzz began about a new digital assistant that would be available with the unveiling of Windows Phone 8.1. Now, Microsoft’s first assistant, Cortana, is here. Microsoft has made the new Windows Phone 8.1 available to developers which means your carrier will have the phone available very soon. The name Cortana apparently comes from […]

Google Project Fi’s Wi-Fi Assistant Feature Now Available to Nexus Users

HIGHLIGHTS The Wi-Fi Assistant feature was first exclusive to Project Fi users The feature can now be used on all Nexus smartphones Project Fi is active only on Nexus 6P, Nexus 6 and Nexus 5X smartphones Google is introducing a nifty feature for all Nexus users to help them save precious data. The company is […]