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Google Now vs Siri, your opinion

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4th May 2014, 09:57 PM   |  #1  
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Hello, I recently switched from ios to android, google disadvantage now see that (in my opinion) do not fulfill specific functions, we changed the English but still not correctly answer general types: how's the weather today nearby restaurants etc.. What is your opinion about google now?
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I always think that google now is in development, cuz first of all is the voice engine its pretty "mechanical".That's all
5th May 2014, 12:25 PM   |  #3  
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You will be told soon comparison threads are not allowed.. Prepare for thread closure..
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Let's put it this way:

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Siri:

"What's the weather like today?" "Are you sure you want to delete all contacts?" "No! No! No! I didn't ask you to do that!" "Delete Confirmed."

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Google Now:

Open the app
Look at the weather card. (Usually the first thing you see when you go in the app)

Google now has handy "cards" for you to view wherever you are. Like what restraunts are nearby, Photo locations, Traffic information, ETA to Home/Work etc.

You don't need to ask it anything most of the time, although you can ask simple questions such as "How old is (Insert famous person here)" or "How tall is (Insert Famous Person here)" or "When was (Insert building/landmark here) built?" and it'll often tell you the answer
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5th May 2014, 06:48 PM   |  #5  
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What I've heard from people is if you live in the US and speak US english, like me, it's by far better than anything else out there. If you don't live here / don't speak US english, it's not that great. I've never tried any other language or country so I can't tell, but for me, Google now is miles ahead of siri. Cortana is actually pretty good though.
5th May 2014, 09:32 PM   |  #6  
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Thanks for the opinions guys, one more question, I have to search the motor google.us or have active locations to benefit from all functions of the application? thanks
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Thanks for the opinions guys, one more question, I have to search the motor google.us or have active locations to benefit from all functions of the application? thanks

Google search is normally set to your local one (I.e if you are in the US, you'll be automatically searching with the US one)

You need to have active location (GPS) to get the best benefit from all the function.

It needs to know where you are so it can show those cards with information relevant to your current location but hey, at least you don't have to keep on asking it questions!

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Siri feels like an assistant.I cant say the same for google now.Its my personal opinion

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To be honest I don't see much of a difference in what they do, besides their names and companies. After all, Google is my favorite search engine and database, and I definitely prefer Google Maps over Apple's, so Google Now does a pretty awesome job for me. Siri/Google Now would not really affect my purchasing decision in any case.
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I really like the functions of Google Now. It's more helpful and able to provide information when I need it. However, to enable the full functionality of Google Now means Google Service Framework is running all the time and producing a huge amount of wakelocks... Which means a lot of battery drainage.

So I would say neither one of these meets my expectation...Hope GSF could get better

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