Ask Ziggy: Windows Phone answer to Apple Siri

Just about everyone knows that the best thing to come with the iPhone 4S is the Siri voice assistant, and since Siri made its debut on the iOS smartphones other platforms such as Android have been wanting their own version of the app, Android has managed to do this to some extent but Siri still commands in the voice assistant game.

Now according to an article over on The Next Web by way of WPCentral, Microsoft’s Windows Phone as a Siri competitor of their own in an app called Ask Ziggy, which is a 3rd-party application that has been designed to bridge the gap between Windows Phone 7 and iOS.

Ask Ziggy for Windows Phone has been created by developer Shai Leib, and is apparently a free app for Windows Phone and according to Leib who gave an interview to the WPCentral guys, Ask Ziggy utilises speech recognition to translate speech in transcribed text and then displayed in a speech bubble.

The Ask Ziggy app for Windows Phone device is an ad free application and available from the Windows Phone Marketplace, and will apparently be receiving an update in the not too distant future, and the guys say Ask Ziggy isn’t a gimmick but a really impressive app.

For those Windows Phone users out there that would like to know ,ore about Ask Ziggy we have a video demonstration of the application in action for your viewing pleasure below, and you can download the app to your WP device for free from the Windows Phone Marketplace.

So I’ll leave it right there so you can head on down to mash that play button and check out the Ask Ziggy demo video…enjoy.

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