Artificial intelligence may soon reach the point where it can answer questions that make it seem indistinguishable from human intelligence. But machines and humans are a long way from answering the most basic question of all: Where did intelligence itself come from?
From smart phones that act as personal concierges to self-parking cars to medical robots, the artificial intelligence revolution is here. So where do humans fit in?
Apple first introduced Siri in October 2011, inspiring widespread excitement over what the virtual assistant was capable of. Still in her beta stage, she's full of surprises – and rumored to be gearing up for an upgrade with the next iPhone. In the meantime, we've compiled a list of Siri's 10 most useful, entertaining, and underused tricks.Think we missed one? Drop us a line in the comments section below.
Google showed off Android 4.1 'Jelly Bean,' its latest phone and tablet operating system, at its I/O developers conference on Wednesday. Jelly Bean's new features include better support for voice commands, a smoother interface, a predictive keyboard, and Google Now.
The Samsung Galaxy S III, which runs Android 4.0 software, could go head-to-head with the iPhone 4S.