We asked Siri and Cortana the same questions to see whether the Apple -- or Microsoft -- personal assistant gave the best answer to our questions for work and leisure.
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The first Ubuntu phone will go on sale online in Europe on Monday, albeit to a limited number of users, as part of an attempt to build momentum behind Ubuntu as a mobile OS.
Google's latest version of its mobile OS is an improvement, but it's still a resource hog, laggy and highly unstable.
With no solid business productivity apps, as well as continually perpetuating the 'toxic hellstew', Google's mobile OS is still missing from my personal tech stable two years after I abandoned it. But there's some hope for it yet.
While 16GB iPhone models are popular with consumers, that's not enough memory to store all your photos, apps, and games. With T-Mobile you can get a 64GB iPhone 6 for the price of a 16GB model.
I've used mobile devices heavily in my work for a long time but none in recent memory has impacted my routine more than the big new iPhone.
A newly unsealed legal document indicates that Samsung paid Microsoft $1 billion in Android patent-licensing royalties in 2013 alone.
Windows Phone 8.1 is the most widely-used version of its mobile OS, according to Microsoft, as new Windows Phone OEMs emerge in meaningful numbers.
On September 30 at its first official Windows 'Threshold' reveal, Microsoft officials may go public with the name of the coming OS, in addition to sharing some product specifics.
Since its release, I've put iOS 8 to the test on a range of hardware, from the aging iPhone 4s to a brand new iPhone 6 Plus, and I've gotten to know the operating system really well, and this has allowed me to draw up a pretty good picture of what's right and wrong with this new release.
Amidst this week's hoopla over iOS, Amazon announced a major update to its version of Android Fire OS, Google shared its vision for Android One, and Microsoft released a cool mobile keyboard that works on several platforms.
Apple's new mobile OS is now available, and IT managers need to know how to handle its new features. We examine what the leading Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) vendors have to offer on the subject.
The next version of Internet Explorer that will be included in Windows Threshold could get extension support, as well as task-completion smarts from Bing.
Microsoft may be phasing out usage of both 'Nokia' and 'Windows Phone' in its advertising and marketing materials as soon as this holiday season.
HTC launched a Windows Phone version of its HTC One on Verizon -- its first Windows Phone flagship in two years.
Microsoft's plan to integrate its Cortana digital assistant technology into Windows Threshold is looking more likely, according to a new report.
Microsoft is going to do more than reintroduce a Start menu as part of its plan to make Windows 9, a k a 'Threshold,' more appealing to Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7 users.
Microsoft is rolling out new OneNote features for iPhones, iPads and Macs, as well as first steps on the promised support for OneDrive for Business for Macs.
When you look at the raw dollar numbers, the Chromebook wins over the Mac in the lab scenario.
The day after Microsoft's announcement that it will lay off 18,000 employees, more specifics are coming into focus, including information about what's happening in the Operating Systems Group.
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