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Apple confirms Siri privacy bug, fix coming
Apple confirms Siri privacy bug, fix coming
Apple's latest iOS versions have been in some hot water lately. As you probably remember, the current iteration of iPhone's (and iPad's) operating ...... 24 Mar 2018
Apple's HomePod and Siri left on last place in a smart speaker bout
Apple's HomePod and Siri left on last place in a smart speaker bout
Apple finally managed to release their smart speaker to the public last week. First shown to the public last summer, Apple HomePod, was supposed ...... 13 Feb 2018 - 1 comment
Google brought Google Assistant to iPhone
Google brought Google Assistant to iPhone
Google has been focusing a lot lately on artificial intelligence and its applications. Obviously one of the bigger steps forward in that area ...... 20 May 2017
Samsung to rival Google and Apple with its own AI assistant
Samsung to rival Google and Apple with its own AI assistant
Samsung is trying to do its best to keep discussion away from the catastrophic failure of Galaxy Note7. Mostly this means talking about future ...... 07 Nov 2016 - 4 comments
Apple settles Siri lawsuit for $25 million
Apple settles Siri lawsuit for $25 million
Apple has agreed to pay $25 million to settle a long-standing lawsuit brought by Dynamic Advances over alleged patent infringement. The tech ...... 22 Apr 2016 - 1 comment
Apple TV is finally getting voice dictation
Apple TV is finally getting voice dictation
Thanks to the latest tvOS beta released this week, we have confirmation that the popular Apple TV set-top box is finally getting voice dictation ...... 11 Feb 2016
Siri does not like being asked what is zero divided by zero
Siri does not like being asked "what is zero divided by zero"
The Internet seemed to take offense to a 'sassy' response from Siri when asked "what is zero divided by zero." Siri has been known to be ...... 01 Jul 2015 - 3 comments
Apple appears in Chinese court over Siri claims
Apple appears in Chinese court over Siri claims
Apple appeared in court this week over claims that it stole software now used in the "Siri" personal assistant tech seen on iPhones. Shanghai's ...... 28 Mar 2013 - 5 comments
Google Nexus 4 ad shows off Google Now during Grammy Awards
Google Nexus 4 ad shows off Google Now during Grammy Awards
Google ran an ad for the popular Nexus 4 smartphone during the Grammys, featuring its Google Now service, widely seen as a Siri competitor. ...... 11 Feb 2013
Mac OS X 10.9 to include Siri, Apple Maps integration?
Mac OS X 10.9 to include Siri, Apple Maps integration?
According to sources, the upcoming Mac OS X 10.9 will integrate Siri and Apple Maps from its iOS counterpart. So far, these sources have ...... 19 Nov 2012
Siri stops pimping in China, following outcries
Siri stops pimping in China, following outcries
Siri cleans up its act in China. Chinese mobile users were shocked (or thrilled) that the iPhone's Siri mobile assistant was something of ...... 31 Oct 2012 - 1 comment
University in Taiwan sues Apple over Siri-related patents
University in Taiwan sues Apple over Siri-related patents
The National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan has filed a lawsuit against Apple, alleging that the mobile giant has infringed on two patents ...... 30 Jul 2012 - 4 comments
Report: Apple's Siri works poorly
Report: Apple's Siri works poorly
According to a new report by analyst firm Piper Jaffray, Apple's Siri virtual assistant works poorly, if at all. This has been the general ...... 30 Jun 2012 - 9 comments
WWDC: Apple shows off iOS 6, updated Siri
WWDC: Apple shows off iOS 6, updated Siri
One of the highlights of today's event was Apple's unveiling of iOS 6 alongside an updated Siri. The latest iteration of the mobile OS will ...... 12 Jun 2012
Siri blocked from use on IBM internal networks
Siri blocked from use on IBM internal networks
IBM has understandably blocked the voice-activated digital assistant from its work networks. As 'Big Blue' confirms, Siri has been blocked ...... 26 May 2012 - 1 comment
Nokia accuses Apple of Siri 'bias'
Nokia accuses Apple of Siri 'bias'
Siri no longer shows Lumia 900 love. Over the weekend, iPhone 4S users noticed that if you asked Siri what the best smartphone ever was, ...... 15 May 2012
Siri: Nokia Lumia 900 is the best smartphone ever
Siri: Nokia Lumia 900 is the best smartphone ever
Siri cheating on iPhone 4S. Users noticed that when Siri is asked to find the "best smartphone ever," it actually gives an answer that recommends ...... 12 May 2012 - 4 comments
Steve Jobs was not a fan of the name 'Siri'
Steve Jobs was not a fan of the name 'Siri'
According to VentureBeat, former Apple CEO Steve Jobs was never a fan of the name "Siri" for the company's virtual assistant technology. ...... 28 Mar 2012 - 4 comments
Siri-like Google Assistant coming by end of year?
Siri-like "Google Assistant" coming by end of year?
Google has been working on a virtual assistant for the Android platform that will rival and surpass Apple's Siri companion, and speculation ...... 04 Mar 2012 - 3 comments
Woz loves his iPhone, but prefers Android for navigation and voice recognition
Woz loves his iPhone, but prefers Android for navigation and voice recognition
Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak always made something of an odd pair during the early days of Apple. In many ways they were opposites, but really ...... 17 Jan 2012 - 3 comments
Siri causing a huge surge in iPhone data usage
Siri causing a huge surge in iPhone data usage
According to network firm Arieso, the voice recognition software Siri has led to a huge surge in iPhone data usage. Because of Siri, iPhone ...... 07 Jan 2012 - 20 comments
Latest iOS update makes it possible to enable Siri on older iPhones
Latest iOS update makes it possible to enable Siri on older iPhones
Along with some fixes in Apple's latest iOS update, there appears to be a new development for people who want to use the Siri Voice Assistant ...... 20 Dec 2011 - 3 comments
Jailbroken iPhone 4, iPod Touch get hacked Siri
Jailbroken iPhone 4, iPod Touch get hacked Siri
Jailbroken iPhone 4 users, rejoice. The blog InTech-BB (currently down) has posted a guide on how to add the popular Apple virtual assistant ...... 05 Dec 2011 - 7 comments
iPhone's Siri is not anti-abortion, Apple insists
iPhone's Siri is not anti-abortion, Apple insists
Apple responds to questions from bloggers and rights group. The iPhone 4S maker said that its new digital personal assistant, Siri, is not ...... 01 Dec 2011 - 4 comments
Apple's Siri has a sense of humor
Apple's "Siri" has a sense of humor
The Verge's Joshua Topolsky has posted a note today about Siri's sense of humor. Last week, Apple launched the iPhone 4S, a minor hardware ...... 13 Oct 2011 - 10 comments
     

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