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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.
CNET editors Jeff Bakalar and Bonnie Cha take to the streets of New York to put the four major cell phone carriers to the test. See which provider offered the fastest data speeds. The result might surprise you.
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.
The Carrier IQ spy software scandal continues to grow: Al Franken wants an explanation and researchers say it might even be showing up in iOS. AT&T's T-Mobile bid is on death watch, and we perform a live demo of Siri's abortion "glitch" -- biggest problem? It's not search and it should be search. Meanwhile, Google announces that it's planning to map indoor spaces, and we envision a world of Google mapping guys on Segways in the mall and maybe even snooping around our cubicles and kitchens.
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.
Google releases an expanded voice control app for Android Froyo; A PSP/Android hybrid gaming device; and the first Android Trojan (if you live in Russia). Plus Justin reviews SwiftKey, and we cover all of the Voice commands achievable with the new Google app.
Of all the fantastic smartphones and cell phones you could tie up with a bow this holiday season, the most talked about is the one with sassy Siri. Find out why you should give the gift of the iPhone 4S.
By default, Siri gives access to your iPhone 4S, even when it's passcode-locked. Find out how to protect Siri from sharing your personal data with this quick tip.