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Apple Hiring Engineers To Teach Siri About Sports

02/12/2016, Apple’s voice assistant software Siri is good enough to get certain tasks done, but obviously it could always be improved upon. Now if you’re a big sports fanatic and thinks that Siri might need some improvement in the sports area, you’re in luck...

People Are Beatboxing Along With Siri

01/26/2016, A couple of weeks ago, we reported that there was a rather fun feature of Siri in which if you asked Siri to beatbox, it would do so (even if it was very elementary). Now it seems that it has been discovered that if you were to ask Siri certain questions,...

Watch What Happens When You Ask Siri To Beatbox

01/13/2016, Siri is Apple’s voice assistant software and as we have discovered in the past, has a hidden sense of humor when you ask her to do certain things, like dividing by zero, or when you call her by a different name. Recently it seems that the internet has...

Study Finds Siri Outperforms Both Google Now And Cortana

11/09/2015, In terms of native voice assistant software on mobile devices, we have Siri, Google Now, and Cortana which are made by Apple, Google, and Microsoft respectively. They all have their strong traits and also their fair share of weaknesses, but speaking...

Siri Gets Search Support For Apple Music On New Apple TV In 2016

10/29/2015, Apple has already started taking pre-orders for the new Apple TV, the new set-top box is expected to arrive in stores tomorrow. It took the company a long time to come out with an updated model of the only TV offering that it has right now but it’s...

Radio Waves Can Control Siri, Google Now

10/14/2015, It looks as though anything that is of the digital age is never 100% secure, although it sure is a whole lot more secure than storing your password on a written piece of paper. Still, this does not mean that we do not do our part in making sure that the...

Apple Buys Speech Technology Startup VocalIQ

10/02/2015, When Apple first demonstrated Siri, it was heralded as being the ultimate voice assistant feature. However it kind of fell short of expectations when it was launched. Over the years Apple has made some pretty huge strides in terms of improving upon the...

Siri In iOS 9.1 Beta Could Be Activated By Specific Voices

09/13/2015, One of the features of the new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus is how the M9 co-processor has been built into the A9 chipset. According to Apple, this allows the M9 to be always-on, meaning that it will be able to detect your voice and commands like “Hey Siri”...

Butt Dialing Siri Might Have Saved This Man’s Life

08/14/2015, Have you ever accidentally been the recipient or initiated a “butt dial”, where basically you accidentally call someone while your phone is in your pocket? Sometimes it can be humorous, sometimes it can be embarrassing, and sometimes it might actually...

Apple May Allow Siri To Answer Your Calls

08/03/2015, A report published today claims that Apple employees are internally testing a new voicemail service which allows the Siri digital personal assistant to answer calls for a user and transcribe voicemail messages. The iCloud service would then be used to...

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...