Voice assistants aren't in just your pocket anymore. Today you'll find them on your comptuer, in speakers, on your TV, and even built into your thermostat or lightswitch. Whether it's Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Cortana, or any of the dozen upstarts nipping at their heels, these smart voice assistants are everywhere and getting smarter and more capable every day. They're more than just light controls and music players — they're woven deeper and deeper into our lives. Need a Lyft? Ask Google. Video call with family? Sup, Alexa. Directions to the park? Hey Siri.
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