A smarter phone becomes a personal assistant

Artificial intelligence is a longstanding science fiction staple that is coming into its own. Google, Facebook, Apple, and others are all developing AI tools. You can try out some apps today that demonstrate fledgling forms of the technology by smartly, swiftly, and automatically doing tasks that would otherwise take lots of effort.


24Me is a personal digital assistant that connects to different online accounts and manages your affairs. It is styled more like a standard to-do list app or calendar app, which may suit those who like to organize their days as a timeline.


This article was originally posted on The Boston Globe