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In this Inside Scoop, CNET's Kara Tsuboi and Casey Newton discuss the merits of the iOS Google App that now includes voice search. Newton, like most CNET editors, agrees that it's fast, effective, and by most counts, more useful than Apple's Siri.
Though Siri has a lot more uses with iOS integration, when it comes to the speed of Voice Search, Google Search wins in a landslide.
Indigo is a new personal voice assistant similar to Siri and Google Now, but will function across Android, iOS, Windows Phone 8, and your bowser.
Google is giving Apple's Siri personal digital assistant competition with a new search app for iOS that integrates the Google Now's voice recognition and predictive search. CNET's Dan Farber and Seth Rosenblatt have the Inside Scoop.
Apple CEO Tim Cook says changes are coming to Siri, Twitter's dropping the hashbang, and Google teams up with Zagat to add ratings to local searches.
This week on the CNET Tech Review: the Apple iPhone 4S boasts big improvements; new mobile goodies from CTIA; make your Android phone more like Siri; and a touching tribute to Steve Jobs.
This week on the CNET Tech Review: Android 4.0 comes to Samsung's Galaxy Nexus; make sure Siri keeps your data to herself; and focus problems are a thing of the past thanks to the Lytro camera.
We'll show you how to use the Google Maps app with Siri, Apple's camera could help us spot celebrities because you want that, and Apple and Samsung keep going at it.
As Apple announces the Siri voice command system for the iPhone, Android users may be wondering what took them so long. Sharon Vaknin has some tips for using voice recognition to complete helpful tasks, using apps that are available now.
Microsoft reports selling 40 million Windows 8 licenses, Gmail makes large file transfers easier, and several apps get a holiday makeover.