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Apple Appears To Have Fixed Weird Siri Bug That Calls The Cops

07/17/2015, Yesterday we reported on an odd feature of Siri in which if you were to ask the voice assistant to charge your phone to 100%, it would instead make a 911 call to emergency services. It is unclear as to what the trigger might be, and some wondered if this...

Telling Siri To Charge Your Phone Will Actually Call The Cops

07/16/2015, Say you’re in a situation where you can’t openly dial 911, but you need to call the cops, what can you do? Interestingly enough it seems that you can actually “secretly” call the cops simply by telling Siri to charge your phone to 100%, as it was...

New Hound Video Surfaces, Goes Up Against The Competition

06/30/2015, Earlier this month SoundHound launched Hound, their own voice assistant software. The app is currently in beta although a recent video showed that it had no problems handling the competition. However if you don’t have access to the beta and want to see...

Canadian Police Cautions Against Asking Siri About 9/11

06/23/2015, Siri has some Easter Eggs which are pretty funny, like when you say “OK Google” to it, or tell you that you love her, and so on. However recently it seems that over in Canada, there is a Siri prank spreading in which it tells users to ask Siri about...

SoundHound’s “Hound” Beta Blows Away The Competition In Tests

06/12/2015, Earlier this month you might recall that music identification tool SoundHound launched their own voice assistant software called Hound. The app is currently in beta but so far from initial impressions, it seems that many were very impressed with Hound’s...

Apple To Build High Speed Network For Faster Content Delivery

06/08/2015, If you’ve ever tried to use Siri, you know that sometimes it can take a while for the feature to process what you’ve asked of it and a while for the results to be returned. This is because your commands are actually sent to a server to be parsed which...

SoundHound Debuts “Hound” Voice Assistant App

06/02/2015, When it comes to voice assistant features, having it baked into your operating system is probably the best as it would allow deeper control over the entire operating system. However sometimes third-party apps might be more powerful or in tune with what...

Apple’s “Proactive” Feature Will Take On Google Now

05/27/2015, When it comes to voice assistant features, Apple has Siri, and Google has Google Now. The latter is admittedly a more feature-rich tool as anyone who’s ever used an Android device can attest to, but apparently this is something that Apple will not take...

Siri To Get A Fresh Coat Of Paint In iOS 9

05/06/2015, Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference 2015 takes place next month which is why the rumor mill is now abuzz with what the company might show off during its keynote address. We have already heard about Apple’s new music streaming service and...

iOS 8.3 Arrives With New Emoji And More

04/08/2015, For the past few months iOS 8.3 has been in the beta program. Several betas were seeded to developers and even the general public which were allowed to take part in the process. It was an extension of the beta program that Apple launched for OS X Yosemite...

iOS 8.3 Lets You Make Speakerphone Calls With ‘Hey Siri’

03/22/2015, iOS 8.0 brought a neat little feature for the iPhone when it was released late last year. If the phone was plugged in users could use the virtual private assistant by simply saying “Hey Siri.” They didn’t need to pick up the device or...

Mysterious Apple Web Crawler Spotted Making Its Rounds

11/07/2014, As it stands, Apple relies on search engines such as Google and Bing to help provide search results in their apps. However interestingly enough, it seems that one developer has noticed that Apple has recently released their own web crawler which...