Siri was revolutionary, when Apple introduced it in iPhone 4. Now Android also got a Siri-like personal assistant called Andy app, which turns out to be quite useful for the users. In developers own words, it is an intelligent personal assistant, knowledge navigator and voice control software designed for Android devices. You can get Andy Android app for $2.99 from Google Play Store.
Andy App Features
Andy app for Android is a voice controlled access to encyclopedic information on a vast array of topics. You can ask anything and most likely, it’ll reply in earnest with all the info that you’ve asked for. Andy got a huge database relating to topics such as culture and the arts, biographies and persons, geography and places, society and social sciences, history and events, natural and physical sciences, technology and applied science, religion and belief systems, health, mathematics and logic, philosophy and more.
You can also query Andy for the latest weather info in your town, get answers to algebra questions, conversions, or simply ask any question just like you would do a search online. To ask a question, simply tap the microphone button on the application home screen. Alternatively, you may give your device a little shake (you got to enable the Shake Recording option) or simply type in your question manually to get the answer. If you say it to Andy, it’ll quickly recognize your voice/speech, and search the Internet for the best answer, and read it back to you in a clear voice. The answer will also be displayed on your phone screen.
Android Andy app is designed to work with Bluetooth headsets. You can also use Andy for Android to send text messages, set alarms, initiate phone calls, give you directions and do distance measurements, translate English to about 65 languages, spell words, search photos, check flight status, and time range measurements. Andy is compatible with Android OS versions 2.2 and up.
Andy app for Android works much like Siri, but on Android platform. It provides quite a robust performance overall. The app is pretty easy to use, and has a quite user friendly interface. The fact that Andy is designed to work with Bluetooth headsets (A2DP only) is a plus. Verdict: A handy artificial intelligent personal assistant and knowledge navigator to have in your Android device. For the features it brings to the table, the app is worth the money spent.