Google Now Voice Assistant Will Be Used on iPhone Soon | Video
According to the latest news Google Now on iPhone is a reality. The news came directly from Google where told that the company added its voice assistant to iOS app Google Search.
Announcing the new version of the mobile operating system Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, Google introduced a its own voice assistant – Google Now. If you remember I already compared Google Now vs Siri and could see that this service provided users with useful information, relying on the calendar and the history of search queries. In particular, Google Now may provide information about flights, sports scores and upcoming meetings on the basis of previous queries.
Today, Google announced that in the coming days it will bring Google Now feature on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. As was told by the company’s employee on official blog, Google Voice Search on iPhone and iPad will work with the tips, which will provide users a visual and relevant information.
It should be noted that the service Google Now will work on the iOS, but it will not be available for owners of Android phones below version of current Jelly Bean. According to official statistics, based on the latest Android 4.1 operating system with less than 1% of all Android-Gadget, and iOS 5 firmware is installed by more than 80% of smart phones, music players and Apple tablets.
Check out the video where you can see how Google now functions on iPhone:
However, it is likely that the censors in Cupertino did not release an application with support for Google Now in the store App Store. The company can motivate its decision to duplicate basic iOS features. So we can only wait for Apple decision because many think that Google Now has much better performance than Siri.
But don’t forget about upcoming iOS 6 which will bring many updates including upgraded Siri and its options. We can see it from iOS 6 beta 4 features where Siri can show sport scores together with more other new queries as well.
It is interesting if Google now on iPhone will beat Siri in the future? How do you think?