“Regardless of the way search initially manifests itself on Apple Watch, it is going to make Google Search less and less important,” E. Werner Reschke writes for T-GAAP.
“Google Search, which is the lifeblood of revenue for Google, is a one-size-fits-all approach to finding information,” Reschke writes. “Apple continues to push the envelop, first with Siri, then with OS X Spotlight, to change the search paradigm.”
“If Apple Watch uses Siri or uses some stripped down form of Spotlight, look out Google. Here comes another culture changing, personal device that will not need Google Search to be useful,” Reschke writes. “Apple continues to migrate search away from Google without necessarily going directly at Google. It is clever, but more than that, it is working.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Yes, Apple Watch does indeed have Siri. From Apple’s Apple Watch webpages:
Siri. Closer and more useful than ever. Having Siri with you at all times means you can access it that much more quickly and conveniently. And be even more spontaneous with your requests. Simply raise your wrist and say “Hey, Siri,” or press and hold the Digital Crown to dictate messages, get turn-by-turn directions, or stay up to date on your events. You’ll get an instant response to your query… Turn-by-turn. Getting to your destination is much easier with Apple Watch. Just ask Siri for directions and Maps will guide the way.