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Voice assistance service such as Google Now for Android, Apple Siri for iOS devices and Microsoft Cortana, which is available on cross platform, are one of the better way getting to do more stuff just by recognizing your voice.
Every Android smartphones are equipped with Google Now voice assistance application and the same to the Apple iPhone with Siri and Windows 10 powered devices with Cortana. Well, we came up with some tips on how these voice assistance apps will help to make your life easier. Read on to know more.
Google has included a smart calling feature to its voice assistance application. If you have added a relationship status of the contact like mom, dad, sister, brother, you can just say "Call Dad" on the Google Now and the Voice assistance will automatically search for the relevant contact and call the same number. The same smart calling feature also works for contacts with nicknames.
Google Now also helps to translate language for you. For instance, launch the voice assistance on your phone and ask "How do you say water in Japanese?"
You can quickly set location-based reminders like: "Remind me to buy slippers when I get to select Citywalk.". When you visit the mall, your reminder will pop-up.
Google Now also works with third-party apps, if you have opened any instant messaging apps, you can just speak to type the message and send it to particular contact.
Apple has made some intelligent changes in its voice assistance application. If you are searching the web for a restaurant, you can ask Siri "When will it open?" and the Siri will realise that you are asking about the restaurant and will provide the suitable answer.
You can search for specific photos with a condition of time, place or album. For example, if you want a photo that was taken on specific place or on date. Just say "Show me photos taken on August 25 this year or show me photos of my trip to New York.
Many Indian names might be a tongue twister for Siri. When Siri call you by name and doesn't say it correctly, then you can teach how to pronounce your name.
Person-based reminder is missing from both Google Now and Apple Siri. You can set Cortana to remind yo on certain topic when you speak to particular contact.
Cortana comes with built-in voice recognition, which helps to create a personal voice recognition for your particular voice.
Similar to the Google Now, Cortana can also be set on location-based reminder for Windows 10 devices.