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Google's Android And Chrome Chief Sundar Pichai Holds News Event

Larry Magid: Google Now Catching Up To Siri

Google is catching up to Apple when it comes to voice-based search apps according to a new study, but the technology still isn’t considered to being anywhere close to being totally reliable.

12/11/2013

An Apple iPhone 5. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Google Invades Siri’s Turf With App For iPhone, iPad

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.

04/29/2013

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Google Goes After Apple With New Siri-Like iPhone, iPad Assistant

Google is trying to upstage Siri, the sometimes droll assistant that answers questions and helps people manage their lives on Apple’s iPhone and iPad.

04/29/2013

Apple iPhone 5. (CBS News)

Tech Report: Navigation On Cellphones May Violate Calif. Hands-Free Law

Our technology analyst takes a look at a recent decision by a Fresno court that prevents use of hand-held navigation devices while driving.

04/09/2013

The iPad mini is displayed. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Apple’s iPad, iPhone 5 Go On Sale In China

Thanks to Siri, Apple’s latest iPad will go on sale in China Wednesday. The IPhone5 will follow suit a week later.

12/01/2012

The new iPhone 5 is displayed during an Apple special event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on September 12, 2012 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tech Report: Giving Apple’s iOS 6 A Try

Apple released its latest version of their operating system, iOS 6, on Wednesday. I downloaded it, and after playing around with it a little, so far so good.

09/20/2012

A sign is displayed outside of the Google headquarters in Mountain View. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tech Report: Google’s Augmented Reality Glasses Brings Vision of the Future

Google has released a video giving us an idea of how its long-rumored augmented reality glasses might work, but will it be a sensory overload?

04/04/2012

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Tech Report: Google Plans Search Engine Revamp

Rumors abound that Google is planning a new approach to web search that hopes to keep you on their site by giving you facts instead of links.

03/15/2012

A man uses 'Siri' on the iPhone 4S. (Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Tech Report: Apple Sued Over Siri Voice Assistant

KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid said he’s not sure about a lawsuit filed against Apple over its Siri voice assistant feature for iPhones.

03/14/2012

A screen shot of an Apple advertisement which shows a user finding directions to Santa Cruz. (Apple Inc.)

Apple iPhone Ad Spotlights Santa Cruz Beaches As Winter Destination

A new Apple advertisement that features a shivering man in a snowy New England town asking his iPhone 4s for “the best way to Santa Cruz, California” made a big splash in Surf City.

02/17/2012

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