Other stories about Virtual Assistant

Meet Bank of America's new AI assistant, Erica

I'm always singing the praises of smartphones and the technology that comes with them. They are basically computers in the palm of your hand....
Happening Now May 19, 2018

8 cool new things your Google Home can do that will make Alexa jealous

Are you like millions of others who are turning their place into a "smart home?" This, of course, means a home that is equipped...
Tips May 15, 2018

Q&A with Kim: Dueling assistants, outsmarting hackers, blocking texts, and more

Each week, I receive tons of questions from my listeners about tech concerns, new products and all things digital. Sometimes choosing the most interesting...
Columns January 28, 2018

The best Alexa commands to try with your new Echo

No matter how many Amazon Echo commercials you see, it takes a little time to adjust to Alexa. Putting a virtual assistant in your...
Columns December 23, 2017

How to stop your devices from listening to (and saving) everything you say

Yes, voice technology is amazing. You can ask your phone a question. You can talk to your speaker system and even book an Uber....
Columns October 1, 2017

Less than 1 year to live: Robots will decide if you get meds or not

Making end-of-life decisions is tough. Putting it in the hands of loved ones is even tougher. What if robots could take that burden off?...
Happening Now September 22, 2017

Amazon's Alexa helps catch thief red handed

It's always nice to have someone watching your back. While Amazon Alexa may not have eyes, she does have "ears" that are listening in....
Happening Now July 30, 2017

Best Siri alternative for when you need answers fast

It's hard to imagine how we ever survived without virtual assistants like, Siri. How did we find a restaurant in an unfamiliar city, or...
Apps July 20, 2017

An amazing new way to use Amazon Alexa

To rise above the competition, Amazon is stepping up its game. A brand new feature was recently rolled out, and I know you're going...
Tips June 20, 2017

Warning! Hackers are using your own smart technology to steal your banking details

Smarthome technology has revolutionized our day-to-day lives. Who doesn't love an internet connected refrigerator that can order milk when we're getting low? The bad...
Happening Now June 11, 2017