Siri’s Competition Heats Up, Google Search iOS App Gets Voice Functionality

When Apple first introduced SIRI to the iPhone 4S, it was only a matter of time before major competitors followed suite with their own variants. Instead of flat-out copying Siri though, Google Now has done an excellent job at creating a Siri-like experience while maintaining its own unique certain functions and capabilities that help set it apart. Not content to just let things lay, Google is planning on bringing some of that same Google Now functionality to its Google Search application for iOS devices. With the Google Search app you can naturally ask about things like weather and get real results. While the search functions won’t provide full assistant capabilities, they certainly will make using Google Search a lot easier.

According to Google, the app is on its way to iTunes in the next couple of days.

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