Siri vs. Cortana vs. Google Now

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November 04, 2015

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Siri vs. Cortana vs. Google Now


Voice control of your devices can be a terrific thing, whether you’re driving, have limited vision, or just have your hands full. But Siri, Cortana, and Google Now aim to be more than the voice of your OS; they want to be digital personal assistants. We put the three assistants to the test with common queries and tasks and found that sometimes they’re smart and funny and sometimes they’re napping on the job. Read more »


Julie Wildhaber

Managing Editor


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