Digital ‘Imply Women': Cortana rips into Siri in new Microsoft advert

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When two digital assistants interact in a Mean Girls-type battle over options, it means we're formally dwelling sooner or later

Microsoft unleashed its newest promotional salvo towards Apple on Friday with an advert highlighting the options of Cortana, the digital assistant that comes with Home windows Telephone eight.1, versus Siri in iOS. The outcome? A humorous trade between two digital helpers that illustrates simply how regular it has develop into to anthropomorphize our computer systems

Pitting the iPhone 6 Plus towards the Lumia 830, the 2 digital assistants commerce a collection of 1-liners that find yourself making Apple's acquainted Siri voice sound surprisingly clueless. Microsoft's business focuses on Cortana's means to offer you notifications based mostly in your location, appointment alerts aided by visitors info, and reminders of texts and emails Read more...

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Gillmor Gang: Money or Cost

Gillmor Gang Artcard The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, Dan Farber, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Exhausting to not speak about Uber, given the conflict between hubris and transformational momentum. The Gang swims in a sea of messaging apps, Fb passport management, Google InBox immigration. Newspaper taxis seem on the shore, ready to take you away. Climb within the again,together with your head within the Cloud,… Read More

Patrons Goals To Hook Your Workplace Up With Reside Performances

Act As If_PressPhoto2-bg Patrons is an app makes it straightforward to hook your place of work up with a band that has just a little little bit of free time earlier than a efficiency. The thought is that the artist can decide up an additional gig whereas on the town for an additional efficiency. It’s an offshoot from stay music reserving market Gigit. In line with founder Tegan Gaan, you may as well ebook yoga instructors and all types of different performers… Read More

‘Dumb Methods to Die 2: The Video games’ is a bloody new recreation in your commute

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Metro Trains is at it once more with Dumb Methods to Die 2: The Video games, a sequel to the smartphone and pill recreation based mostly on the now viral Australian train safety PSA

The sport, which hit the iTunes retailer on Tuesday, will permit gamers to save lots of an entire new forged of dumb characters from impending demise, as they compete in 28 mini-video games, such because the "Electrical Fence Hurdle" and "Landmine Curling."

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The sport is presently out there at no cost within the iTunes Retailer. It is going to be launched for Android earlier than Christmas.

Created by promoting company McCann Melbourne, the unique PSA has been seen greater than ninety two million occasions since first premiering in November 2012 Read more...

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How Frodo might’ve destroyed the ring an entire lot quicker

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We all know — Center Earth is protected, and that is all that issues. However the Fellowship from The Lord of the Rings clearly had some main communication points.

Certainly, had Gandalf informed everybody he was chill with the Eagles, somebody would've prompt getting their assist, proper? And maybe a prescreening for Fellowship members to make sure no one would attempt to kill the ring-bearer? We're simply spitballing, right here.

Extra Fabulous Comics explores some potential outcomes of those crippling communication points in its newest comedian. Read more...

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15 enjoyable wrapping papers that may make your vacation presents stand out

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After rigorously choosing the right gift in your family members, watching them open your package deal final after all of your exhausting work is a large bummer.

To keep away from rejection, ensure you do not neglect the ultimate step of holiday present-giving and wrap up your choices in an interesting and intelligent approach. This is not like common wrapping paper, it is cool wrapping paper

Your current will certainly stand out with these nice purchase or DIY papers.

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Adobe’s Cloud Photoshop Suggests We Might Lastly Understand The Dream Of Streamed Computing

chromebook-photoshop I’ve been writing about tech for almost a decade now, and in that point, one factor has all the time appeared perpetually promising, and but additionally finally unsatisfying: distant streaming shopper computing. I’m not speaking about remotely connecting to your work PC to seize a few information, however truly utilizing packages interchangeably with your personal native apps, regardless of some being hosted and… Read More

Man who fell eleven tales onto shifting automotive is alive, in crucial situation

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A person in San Francisco is fortunate to be alive after plunging eleven tales, and touchdown on a shifting automotive

According to officials, he stays in crucial circumstances. The person's identify has not been launched, however authorities stated he's a window washer who had been shifting gear on the roof of a constructing in downtown San Francisco.

Witnesses reported listening to the person's screams, and seeing his shadow as he fell. The person landed on the automotive of Mohammad Alcozai, who didn't maintain any accidents regardless of the drive of the autumn caving in his car's roof, and shattering its again windshield (pictured, under). Read more...

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Beyoncé has tremendous-foolish, pants-much less lodge get together in shock ‘7/eleven’ video

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Beyoncé, you've got gotta cease doing this to our hearts

Queen B shocked followers once more by releasing a shock music video for "7/eleven" late Friday. The video is a low-price range, no frills take a look at the tremendous-foolish aspect of the most well liked lady in leisure

Within the video, Beyoncé and her women have an epic lodge room dance celebration, sans pants, with loads of purple Solo cups in tow. Beyoncé, she's identical to us (HA, no, undoubtedly not, however she's nearer now)

She even wears a "kale" sweatshirt for goodness sakes — this lady is a blessing.

The video has racked up virtually three million views within the few hours since being uploaded and despatched Twitter spinning with pleasure Read more...

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