they’re ready to let Developers use it. Of course, there are some caveats, but the upside is also pretty big.
another easter egg built in, this time taking on a SciFi classic. When you say “Beam me up, Scotty” to Google Now, you’ll be met with a terrible accent and a familiar catch phrase. Hearing “I cannot do it, Captain. I do not have the power” in an automated, Scottish brogue is — interesting.
The project, which can best be described as Siri-esque, offers a new take on contextual data. Rather than offer snarky questions for odd questions, SAMI is aimed at being a true life companion, which can track your health and keep you focussed.
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.
Siri has been reported to have some very amusing replies when people, mistakenly or intentionally, address her as "Glass".
known Apple was looking to include the GALAXY S 4 in the patent suit with Samsung. As of today however, it looks like Apple has filed a motion with the courts to include both the GALAXY S 4 and Google Now. Specifically, Apple is claiming patent infringement for a total of seven patents -- five of which deal with the GALAXY S 4 and two of which deal with Google Now.
reports in January of Amazon buying IVONA, a speech recognition company, we are back today with something similar. Reports have surfaced claiming Amazon just purchased the popular Siri-like app and company EVI for roughly $26 million.
Amazon has acquired the IVONA Software company. They specialize in text-to-speech and Amazon's used their services in the past, but many think this will be the first step in a new direction. This could be Amazon getting ready to take on Google Now and Siri.
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.