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Apple’s Echo Competitor Will Reportedly Look Like A Mac Pro

04/28/2017, Following the success of the Amazon Echo, we started hearing rumors that companies such as Apple and Google could follow suit. Google indeed did launch their own take in the form of the Google Home, but Apple’s version has yet to surface. We have heard...

Apple Finalizing Design Of Its Amazon Echo Rival

04/27/2017, Amazon proved with its Echo lineup of devices that there’s significant demand for devices in the market that are powered by artificial intelligence smart assistants and are always listening for the user’s voice commands. We’ve seen...

WhatsApp Update Now Lets Siri Read Your Latest Messages

04/22/2017, One of changes that Apple made with iOS 10 is opening up Siri to third-party developers. Prior to this, one could say that Siri was a bit limited and restrictive in its functionality, but presumably Apple saw how successful Amazon was with Alexa that they...

Apple Patent Hints At Voice Identification Feature For Siri

04/04/2017, One of the “problems” with voice assistants right now is that they can react to just about anyone. This is why earlier this year, there was a bit of a humorous situation where a news broadcaster accidentally activated Alexa for many viewers while on...

Police Warn Of New ‘108’ Siri Prank

03/24/2017, Calling 911 as a prank is not a joke and can land you into some trouble. This is why in the past police have warned about certain pranks that will lead to you accidentally dialing emergency services when you don’t intend to, and recently it seems that a...

4-Year Old Saves Mom’s Life With Touch ID And Siri

03/23/2017, Touch ID is a great security measure for preventing unauthorized users from getting into your phone. However kids can be pretty creative and as we have seen in the past, putting a sleeping parent’s thumb or finger on Touch ID without their knowledge is...

Marriott Testing Siri And Alexa For Its Hotel Rooms

03/23/2017, Hotels are getting smarter and more hi-tech in this day and age, what with certain hotels choosing to equip their rooms with smart locks that can be unlocked via smartphones, or like the Wynn Las Vegas which has equipped its rooms with Amazon Echo...

Apple Might Not Make A Siri Standalone Speaker After All

02/20/2017, Following the success that is the Amazon Echo, there have been multiple reports in the past that have suggested that Apple could be following suit with a Siri speaker of their own. In fact Google themselves launched Google Home with Google Assistant baked...

Samsung’s Bixby Assistant Reportedly Based On S Voice

02/12/2017, Recent reports have suggested that the Galaxy S8 is going to come with an artificial intelligence virtual assistant called Bixby. The rumors started when Samsung announced that it had acquired Viv Labs, an AI company owned by the creators of Siri. Many...

‘Enhanced Siri’ Functionality Expected In Next-Gen iPhones

01/24/2017, It seems that artificial intelligence features will soon become a big differentiating factor in the smartphone market, Samsung seems to think so, and no wonder why companies like Huawei, LG, Samsung, and even Apple are working hard to come up with their...

Patent Shows Siri Integration With iMessages

11/18/2016, One of the unique features of Google’s Allo app is that it integrates Google Assistant into the chat. This means that when chatting with friends, you can actually chat with Google Assistant to check up on certain things, make restaurant bookings, and so...

Siri Can Now Send Money Over PayPal

11/10/2016, You can command Siri to do a lot of things for you that it will happily do, and now it can do even more. PayPal has announced support for Apple’s digital personal assistant which means that Siri can now be used to send money to people via PayPal....

Skype For iOS Updated, Lets You Send Messages Via Siri

10/28/2016, When Apple announced iOS 10, one of the main changes that they instituted was opening Siri up to third-party apps. Prior to that, Siri was pretty much limited in terms of functionality because for the most part, it only worked with Apple’s apps and...