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SPEAK EASY

While some of us are now used to conversing with Siri, is it the only choice for Apple users or, for that matter, the best? Using some interesting data from Loup Ventures’ Annual Smart Speaker IQ Test (loupventures.com) and hours upon hours with each assistant, we can tell you this: the answers are no, and maybe.

The choice is a subjective one, and will depend on the devices you already own and the way you like to use them. There’s nothing to stop you taking advantage of the assistants we feature here — you can even use them on the Mac desktop — and while we can make some suggestions, you’ll

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