There are few reckonable virtual voice-assistant app available in Windows Phone marketplace. Debut of smart and intelligent voice assistant Siri has spoiled the user of iOS as well as Windows Phone community. The advancement in smartphone technology put tremendous pressure on the developers to satisfy the end-user’s need. It would not be wrong if I call iOS community users as a spoiled kids, as they enjoy great application from iOS developers as well as Cydia developers.
In second quarter of 2011, the momentum shifted in favor of iOS and Android community. Apple being a pioneer in inventing great new technology and Android being a pioneer in copying Apple’s invention did a exceptionally good job in meeting user’s requirements. But after the second quarter of 2011, the third wing in smartphone arena a.k.a. Windows Phone quickly started adopting new technology.
When it comes to understanding user’s requirement no one can beat Microsoft. Apple innovated Siri, a smart and intelligent voice assistant app which created a huge demand in Android and Windows Phone community. While Android has so many clones of Siri, Windows Phone had only few countable app in its backyard.
Ask Ziggy 2.0 for Windows Phone
Developer Shai Leib had been working vigorously from past several months to provide a Siri like application called Ask Ziggy to Windows Phone community users. Ask Ziggy in itself is a remarkable feat considering the fact that it has been developed by a lone developer. The first version of Ask Ziggy brought much hopes and promises. Now, the version 2.0 is live in the marketplace waiting for you to review it and judge whether the developer has passed your expectations or not.
There is one more such promising app called Cora for Windows Phone.
New version adopts a whole new clutter less metro UI design. It integrates several new commands to fulfill your every single needs. Below are the list of commands that Ask Ziggy can understand
- Call, Text, Email
- Update Facebook, and Twitter
- Set reminders and read from calendar
- Split your dinner bill among friends and include tip
- math and conversions
- daily brief
- Ask any question and get an instant answer
- Get directions
- Find restaurants, and rest areas
- Find your location
- Get stock prices
- Get weather all over the world
- Get the time all over the world
Ask Ziggy has received remarkably good response from the Windows Phone community. The second iteration packs in more goodies. We’re pretty sure that you will love the whole new long list of commands that Ask Ziggy can understand. Nokia and Microsoft have already taken an interest in this project, which means that we will see more improvements in this application in near future.
Grab Ask Ziggy 2.0 from Windows Phone marketplace for free. Let us know if you have started communicating with this semi-intelligent app from the future.Tags: ask ziggy