Japanese carrier NTT DoCoMo unleashes its own Siri competitor
Apple hasn’t still gotten its Japanese language support in place. NTT DoCoMo’s Shabette Concier fills up the void by giving one access to recipes, train routes, maps, weather, dates, reminders etc. This app processes language from the cloud and therefore doesn’t rack up on your phone’s system. For search results, DoCoMo has tied up with Wikipedia. The only rant being that the app is currently available for Android 2.2 only.
The Japanese as always are pretty innovative. India, meanwhile has hardly gotten on the iPhone 4S bandwagon, although we would love to have a voice assistant that talks in Hindi at the very least.