Amazon Echo can currently connect with more third-party products and services while Google Home has a more recognizable name, but which one which virtual assistant makes the better best friend? New Atlas staffer Michael Franco reports on the site's quest to find that out by asking both various questions.

The virtual assistants were asked such questions as "What's your favorite food?" and "Star Wars or Star Trek?" Google Home edged out Amazon Echo thanks to it's clearly present personality:

While this exercise was clearly goofy, it does point out that Google's assistant seems to have an edge in the personality department. With a search giant standing behind it, it can simply access more information and respond better to a wider range of requests. So it's clearly the better device not only as a best friend, but as a source of voice-controlled information.

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