“‘I don’t believe that your phone should be an assistant,’ the Android chief said in an interview on Wednesday just after appearing on stage at AsiaD,” Fried reports. “[Rubin added], ‘Your phone is a tool for communicating. You shouldn’t be communicating with the phone; you should be communicating with somebody on the other side of the phone.’”
MacDailyNews Take: “He is not interested in turning Android devices into personal assistants” because he can’t. He doesn’t have the technology in place to do so. Hopefully, Apple has patented the hell out of Siri (not that patents seem to matter much to Google’s Android team so far).
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader "Rainy Day" for the heads up.]