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Cyanogen OS to integrate Cortana?

Not too long ago, Cyanogen made deals with Microsoft to pre-load their apps like Skype, Bing and Office on the commercial OS (not the custom ROM). Microsoft also recently released

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What are Google Now Cards? How to tailor them to your needs.

In this post, I’ll show you how to customize Google Now cards. But first, what is Google Now? The service essentially is a personal assistant. With it, you can get notifications

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Google Now version 5.2.33 rolls out with new logo [APK Download]

Google updated their company logo and inevitably the updates to their apps followed. This particular update sees Google Now be bumped to version 5.2.33 and their Google Now Launcher feature

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Microsoft releases Cortana public beta for “all” Android devices

After months of hiding, and hoping for being able to find the APK somewhere else, everyone can now jump on the Cortana bandwagon. While this isn’t the final version, Microsoft

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Microsoft beats Google to the tap with Bing On Tap features

Android Marshmellow, confirmed to be Android 6.0 (versus 5.2), is sure to bring many big changes to the Android ecosystem. One of the new features discussed briefly during Google I/O

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You can now use Cortana’s beta app to replace Google Now

Microsoft’s Cortana has been talked about more and more, as the feeling of its impending release is upon us. Microsoft originally announced back in May that the personal assistant replacement,

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Keep track of your unread Feedly articles with Google Now

As someone who needs to keep track of the news, I have a few different ways of doing so. While at my computer, I use the web interface for Feedly,

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Android users can now say ‘Ok Google’ to send messages via WhatsApp, and more!

As an avid user of Google Now, I am forever welcoming added additions to the service that make it more useful and especially those that add voice functions. What’s great

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Google begins showing “Ok Google” suggestions in search bar

Google has begun showing off some of what the Google search bar can do by offering suggestions on what to ask of the search service via the search widget.

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Microsoft to offer Cortana app for Android

Earlier today, Microsoft confirmed what many people had already suspected. That the Windows 10 personal assistant, Cortana, is coming to Android AND iOS by the end of the year. More

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New in the Google app: more Now cards from your Android apps

According to Google Inside Search, Now cards are about to come even better. Earlier this year, Google started displaying cards from some apps. Soon, with the help of 70 new

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Google Now can send a Hangouts message hands free

Remember that time when you couldn’t send a Hangouts message with Google Now? Me either. Well okay, you couldn’t last week. However, it won’t be long until we won’t be

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Google Now open API on its way

Do you use Google Now?  Do you wish that your apps were Google Now aware?  Earlier this year Google announced a list of companies it partnered with to grow Google

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Google Now open to third parties

The time has come:  Google Now has been opened up to third party app developers.  Beginning today, January 30th, the Mountain View search giant will be allowing Google Now integration

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Nest integration with Google Now goes live

You may have recently heard that Nest was getting integrated into Google Now to allow you to control the wireless thermostat with your voice, but was currently disabled. Well now