New Google Trips app is a smart assistant for your vacations, currently in beta testing

New Google Trips app is a smart assistant for your vacations, currently in beta testing

One of Inbox’s most convenient features are Travel bundles that organize reservations and other related emails in an easy to read manner. Google is now testing (via Androidworld) a Trips app that organizes every aspect of your travels and offers useful suggestions.

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Filed under: Apps and Updates, Google Maps Tagged: assistant, Google Maps, Google Trip, smart assistant, travel

In pictures: Facebook’s new virtual assistant offers tricks Siri and Google Now can’t beat

In pictures: Facebook’s new virtual assistant offers tricks Siri and Google Now can’t beat

We’ve known for a while that Facebook is working on a special virtual assistant project that will be integrated into its popular Messenger chat application, and the service was finally launched on Wednesday. Dubbed “M,” the Messenger virtual assistant isn’t exactly a standalone service like Siri or Google Now. The whole thing works inside the Messenger app and the big difference is that the assistant combines both human and AI input to get you what you want. Here’s what it’ll look like. DON’T MISS: iPhone 6s Plus vs. Galaxy Note 5: Real world performance test (it’s not even close) Captured by Buzzfeed, the following screenshots show you various conversations between M, “your free personal assistant,” and users. From the looks