Everfriends' characters will let you know about events on your calendar, tell you the weather or news, set an alarm, give you Facebook and Twitter updates, book travel, read information from Google maps and Wiki entries, provide jokes, music and fashion advice and more.
It has an online TV feature, can interact with other apps and can speak to you in Russian, English or Spanish.
It's a little bit cumbersome to use and I think it will take some time to get to know the Everfriends assistants and how to navigate the app. But if you don't have a voice assistant already on your Android phone and you want one, the free version gives you enough of an idea of what the app will do and whether it's something you want to explore.
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