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Siri Found To Increase Mental Distractions While Driving

10/07/2014, The idea of using hands-free kits or tools like voice assistants such as Siri is so that drivers can keep their eyes on the road while at the same time attending to phone calls or notifications without having to reach for their phone. In theory this...

Siri Can Be Used To Access Apple Pay Credit Cards In iOS 8.1

09/30/2014, According to recent reports of iOS 8.1, it seems that the update has a hidden Apple Pay settings which seems to suggest and confirm Apple’s earlier promise of enabling Apple Pay in the near future. It also seemed to suggested that Apple Pay could be...

Apple’s Boston Siri Team Is Reportedly Expanding

09/08/2014, When it comes to voice assistants, we guess even Apple users have to admit that Siri isn’t quite as responsive compared to the competition out there. The feature does show promise but we guess there is still work left to be done. Now previously we had...

Accused Killer Asked Siri For A Place To Hide The Body

08/13/2014, We’ve all asked Siri goofy questions at some point. Its probably the first thing many people do when they use Siri for the very first time. Siri has been programmed to give quirky answers to such questions so its really not that big a deal. A man in...

Siri Could Arrive For OS X, According To Apple Patent

08/07/2014, Siri, for those unfamiliar, is Apple’s voice assistant for iOS. It is available on both the iPhone and iPad, but at the same time would it be a stretch of the imagination to think that it could eventually make its way onto computers as well? We suppose...

Ooloo Voice Assistant App Uses Actual Humans To Perform Searches

08/04/2014, Siri, Cortana, Google Now, these are the voice assistant features available on the different smartphone platforms at the moment. For the most part they work great. They can help you schedule certain things on your phone, search for information, and so on....

Mobile Home Lets You Add A Dedicated Siri Button To Your Car

08/03/2014, As cool as CarPlay is and having a dedicated Siri button integrated into your vehicle, we doubt many car owners would be willing to buy a brand new car just for those features, right? Well if you do want Siri functionality in the car but don’t want to...

Siri Vs Cortana: Fight!

07/28/2014, If you happen to have a superior product over the rest of the competition, but somehow are unable to translate such superiority in quality over to the real world, then you might want to take a second look at the kind of campaigns that your marketing...

Google Now Beats Out Siri In Accuracy Test

07/23/2014, When it come to voice assistants, naturally each company will claim that theirs is better. Apple has Siri while Google has Google Now. However according to a recent test conducted by Piper Jaffray analyst, Gene Munster, it seems that Google Now has...

Apple Could Turn To Neural Network Technology For Siri

06/30/2014, While voice recognition software is nothing new, Apple was the first to introduce an integrated solution for smartphones starting with the iPhone 4S in the form of Siri. However despite it being demonstrated with such aplomb, the end result did not live...

Apple Working On Additional Language Support For Siri

06/23/2014, Apple has been quietly working over the past few years and are making various improvements to Siri. However while Siri might be more adept at recognizing different words and might be slightly faster at processing them, this hardly matters if your native...