We believe that Siri is Apple’s not-so-surreptitious way to ultimately cut Google from our lives. But, for now, Siri just increases our use of Google.
Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster did a test of 800 search queries on Siri and found that 60% of the results were Google based. The rest came from Yelp, Wolfram Alpha, and Yahoo.
Munster estimates that when Apple releases iOS 6, which has more comprehensive answers from Siri, Google results will only be 48% of the results. So, it looks like slowly but surely, Apple is going to try to cut out Google.
The only catch with this plan? Siri isn’t all that good. Munster grades it a D.