th the version 1.4 update, Hound will now fetch you an Uber, give you local business listings ratings from Yelp, work more quickly accurately, according to SoundHound. If you want to try it out, grab Hound now from the ay Store. You’ll just need to go through a brief setup process then you can start giving orders or asking questions. The story behind the story: In our virtual assistant showdown between Hound, Cortana, Now, the little dog put in a respectable showing. ile it doesn’t have the deep OS integration of Now or cross-platform support of Cortana, it shows some impressive capabilities thanks to years of research that pre-date the release of the SoundHound music app. Even if you’re still partial to , such competition can only make things better.