Evi For iphone: The Worst Siri Replacement on The Market

Recently, a new Siri knockoff was launched into the app store, and Android Market. Bad idea. The knockoff called Evi($.99) had so many downloads, and concurrently so many people using the app at the same time (several thousand people) that the servers were overloaded meaning it has barely worked over the past few days.

That is coupled with the fact that it lacks a lot of core functionality you would expect. First of all, the voice recognition is weak at best, and works accurately about 35-40% of the time. The app cannot send messages like Siri, and has a very weak places section that is poor at sorting. You cannot make phone calls. There is no intergration with other apps. Until they improve this app it is a waste of money.
 Right now it scores a:  (1/5 Do not Buy). For cheap or free decent Siri replacements check out our other article here. Subscribe to our email list, or feed for daily Tech news, Reviews, and How To’s.

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Michael Sitver

Michael Sitver is a technology insider who has been blogging about technology since 2011. Along the way, he's interviewed founders of innovative startups, and executives from fortune 500 companies, and he's tried dozens or hundreds of gadgets. Michael has also contributed to works featured in Newsday, The San Francisco Chronicle, and the associated press. Michael also occasionally consults, and writes for Seeking Alpha and Yahoo News.

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