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Old 04-27-2008, 11:34 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I've downloaded each of the applications at different times, and gave each one a trial run for a couple days. I was very surprised to actually find that I preffered Tellme over OneSearch, by far.
I found Tellme to be much faster. Starting from when it picked up my GPS location, up until the information I had requested was available on screen. I also liked that Tellme had more search options and information available. I was stoked when Yahoo released OneSearch with voice command, and promptly downloaded it to give it a whirl. I found it simple and easy to use. A bit slow at times, worthwhile though since no others had software like it. However, Microsoft outdid Yahoo, by far with their release of a product that doesn't even match but far surpasses the previous. Just wanted to share my opinion on the two. I'm not saying I'm right or wrong, just my opinion. I would love to hear other people and their opinion on the two products. Thanks!!
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Old 04-28-2008, 08:59 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I tried them both, and I have to admit that Yahoo!OneSearch with voice works better for me. The search speed is really fast, havent had any problems with it yet! Gets it on the mark everytime!
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Old 04-28-2008, 11:47 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Just asked this question in the Yahoo oneSearch thread.

I prefer the yahoo oneSearch for the search results- especially if I'm looking for web results. However I prefer the tellme functionality for directions, maps etc.

I will keep them both.
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