Google Now, which is amazing. Then over on iOS and the iPhone they have that mean lady Siri. Now Microsoft wants to join in on the virtual assistant excitement with a new project codenamed Cortana. Which will likely come with a different name once it arrives on Windows Phone devices.
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Nuance Dragon Mobile, which recently bought up Swype, has the ability to make the life of someone on the go a bit easier as well. The new 4.0 update brings some much needed new features, not to mention a slightly more intuitive interface.
Siri and Android users have Google Now. That is just the way it goes now, however once upon a time, it looked as if Siri was going to be the assistant app for some Android users. Not to mention, some may not even be aware, but before Apple launched Siri as a feature of the iPhone -- Siri was an app for the iPhone and it available by way of the iOS App Store. And not to try and make any iPhone users feel bad about having Siri, once a time Siri was quite a bit more capable.
official Twitter teasing an upcoming S-Voice and Siri rival voice assistant program -- only for dogs. Everyone quickly jumped on it thinking the dog part was just a cover but yes, this was indeed fake.
Project Majel -- and apparently the development has just been fast-tracked.
Star Trek shout-out "Majel"). A new report from the Wall Street Journal indicates that Google is investing heavily in semantic search, leveraging the power of its unrivaled data collection to power both its desktop and Android search engines. Google search executive Amit Singhal confirmed that semantic are a big part of their latest initiatives.