Windows Phone 8.1 (Blue) Features Leaked: notification center and Siri-like assistant on the way

The Verge has fresh information on the upcoming Windows Phone 8.1 update and it looks promising to say the least. The thing that will be the biggest update for most users is the addition of "Cortana," the voice activated personal assistant which claims to be more integrated and useful than Siri or S-Voice. But there are a bunch of other new tricks coming to Windows Phone according to the report; let's take a look at them... With the...

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Google Voice Search vs Siri – Video Comparison

Google announced its improved Voice Search in the new Android Jelly Bean update. Is Google Voice Search better than Siri? Check the video after the break. I'm impressed with the new Google Voice Search! It's fast, accurate and the voice is much more fluid and less robotic, but we have to admit that Siri’s user interface can’t be beaten. What do you guys think?...

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Apple’s Siri vs Samsung’s S Voice – Video

Jon, over at TechnoBuffalo has posted a comparison video that puts Apple's Siri versus Samsung's S Voice. Check the video after the break....

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Siri struggles with Japanese language

Looks like iOS' brilliant virtual assistant Siri needs to brush up on her Japanese. She had trouble keeping up with local counterpart Syabette Concier as the latter exhibited mastery of Japan and any Japanese related queries. A youtube video pitting the iOS star against NTT Docomo's Syabette showed that Siri failed to impress when put into a one-on-one battle of the virtual assistants. Siri was either too slow providing answers to...

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Meet Siri’s Android step-sisters!

When Apple introduced iPhone 4S, the S in the name may have meant Star, and they did have a star in their hands, the sultry voice application software, Siri. Siri was Apple’s breakout star and she made Google’s Android nervous. Siri delighted and entertained many iPhone users while converting Android users to jump ship to Apple. While Google is still working into perfecting a worthy rival for Siri, she may have to contend with several...

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