Cluzee for Android scares Siri, lets you ‘multi-task like a pro’ (video)

Apple doesn’t always innovate. Sometimes it just picks up an idea that is already available in the market, adds its own classy style to it and leaves it to its fanbois to make it the biggest thing the world has seen. Siri is one such example.

Siri isn’t the first automated voice control system we have seen. And to be honest, no one really cared to have one until Apple came out with Siri. Since its launch with the iPhone 4S, the so-called intelligent virtual personal assistant became a must-have feature for every smartphone-owning geek, propelling many a developer to hack it to do extraordinary things, and some to develop a similar thing for other platforms. Over the last 2 months, we had seen several Siri-like apps emerge on Android itself, but none even close to matching Apple’s sophistication on Siri. Today, though, Siri should be scared.

Tronton LLC has matched Siri for iOS with Cluzee for Android – an intelligent personal assistant that lets you, according to its introductory video, multi-task like a pro!

Cluzee is the closest competitor to Siri which matches it neck-and-neck and probably even outdoes it given the variety of commands it understands as compared to Siri. Apart from giving you personalized recommendations, daily briefs (based on entries in Calendar), weather information, navigation, standard web search, and local search — all of which Siri can do — it also gives you local news/traffic/deals, allows you to update your Facebook/Twitter account, plan vacations, plan how much you’re eating and compare it with time spent exercising, manage notes, etc. In short, it is a complete package which can leave many Android users joyous and iOS users envious.

Talk to your phone! I can help you save your time and money. Ask me to do things just by talking to your phone. Do Siri features in iPhone 4S excite you but you don’t own an iPhone? I bring conversational interface, intelligence and many more capabilities on Android.

You can download Cluzee directly from the Android Market on your phone, or from this link.

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Microsoft: 64GB Zune HD launching April 12th; Current models get price cut

After rumours circulating the web about the launch of a 64GB Zune HD soon, Microsoft have confirmed that it is actually launching one. Zune fans can get their hands on one come April 12th for $349.99 through Zune Originals.

Key Features

  • 64GB space (of course)
  • Up to 16,000 songs
  • 20 hours of high definition video from Zune Marketplace
  • 25,000 pictures
  • OLED multi-touch screen
  • Built-in HD radio
  • HD video out capabilities
  • Internet browser

Customers can customize their 64GB Zune HD through Colors available: Platinum, Black, Blue, Red, Green, Purple and Magenta.

To compensate for a high price tag on the 64GB version, Microsoft have reduced the prices of the 16GB and 32GB devices with immediate effect. Both the devices have received a $20 cut. The 16GB device now costs $199.99 while the 32GB device costs $269.99.

Microsoft have also announced details of an upcoming firmware update which will add even more features to the device, such as Smart DJ auto-playlists directly on the Zune HD, ability to browse, stream and acquire music from Zune Marketplace on your TV (while the device is connected to a TV set through the A/V dock) and expanded codec support allowing users to play more video formats natively from the device.

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