TITLE

Battle of the digital assistants: Cortana, Siri, and Google Now

AUTHOR(S)
HACHMAN, MARK
PUB. DATE
June 2014
SOURCE
PCWorld;Jun2014, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses how the intelligent personal assistant smartphone software Cortana from computer company Microsoft, Siri from computer company Apple, and Google Now from Internet company Google, compare with each other. Topics include how well each intelligent personal assistant is able to complete smartphone tasks and find general information, how intuitive each one is, and how each system could improve.
ACCESSION #
96781307

 

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