Microsoft recently launched a private beta of Cortana for Android. Cortana is a personal digital assistant, just like Google Now.
Just like the Windows version of Cortana (introduced with the upcoming Windows 10), the Android version lets you search or ask questions by voice and it will let you view information and news that’s relevant to your interests.
According to Microsoft “By learning more about you over time, Cortana becomes more useful every day. Cortana helps you be more productive by completing basic tasks like sending emails, scheduling events, and using the power of Bing to quickly search your devices, the cloud, or the web. Cortana’s also the best at reminders, delivering them at the right time and place so you forget less and can do more.”
If you want to give Cortana a try on your Android device head over here to the Microsoft Insider site.