Do You Use Your Phone's Digital Voice Assistant?

Discussion in 'polls' started by acr1965, Jun 13, 2015.

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Do You Use Your Phone's Digital Voice Assistant

  1. Yes

    7 vote(s)
    18.9%
  2. No

    25 vote(s)
    67.6%
  3. Don't have a smart phone.

    5 vote(s)
    13.5%
  1. acr1965

    acr1965 Registered Member

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    Siri, Google Now and Cortana are digital voice assistants people can use to communicate to their smart phone. Some people think these are great tools. Others think it's kinda creepy to speak to a machine as if it were a real person. What say you?
     
  2. roger_m

    roger_m Registered Member

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    I don't use Google Now currently, but I have used it in the past to set reminders.
     
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  3. Tyrizian

    Tyrizian Registered Member

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    I have used Siri in the past, but really never found it useful.

    As for now, Siri is disabled on my phone.
     
  4. Carver

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    From what I read Cortona runs and tells Uncle Microsoft and they slice and dice your data.
     
  5. zapjb

    zapjb Registered Member

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    I use voice on Google search & sometimes texting.
     
  6. Krusty

    Krusty Registered Member

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    Just no.
     
  7. Minimalist

    Minimalist Registered Member

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    No voice assistant for me, thank you.
     
  8. ArchiveX

    ArchiveX Registered Member

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    No, I do not.
     
  9. safeguy

    safeguy Registered Member

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  10. J_L

    J_L Registered Member

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    Only times I bothered to use it were testing it out and listening to "OK Glass" retorts...
     
  11. chrisretusn

    chrisretusn Registered Member

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  12. ams963

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    I use Cortana sometimes. It's fun but not useful. And it offers search results from Bing. I use Google for search results.
     
  13. Rolo42

    Rolo42 Registered Member

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    Rarely but I tap on the Google Now mic to use it.
     
  14. dogbite

    dogbite Registered Member

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    Siri just to set reminders.
     
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