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Developer manages to use Siri to control the Philips Hue light bulbs

11/22/2012, When Apple designed Siri, they made it so that iPhone owners (and now iPad owners) could perform tasks on their phones simply by using their voices. This included the ability to make calls, write messages, set reminders, set alarms, make restaurant books...

Siri could help purchase movie tickets in iOS 6.1

11/05/2012, It’s been a few days since Apple released iOS 6.0.1 to the masses, but what sort of features and changes can we expect in iOS 6.1, especially with Scott Forstall’s leave from Apple? Well while it remains to be seen, it looks like Siri will be gaining...

Apple Is Keeping Siri Out Of The Loop

10/31/2012, Poor Siri. She gets asked a bunch of stupid questions on a daily basis, and although Apple hardcodes the most common answers, she still looks really silly sometimes. Even worse: she may be the last to know about Apple’s regime change, and that her...

Google Brings Its Free Siri Competitor to the iPhone

10/30/2012, Google voice search is really handy: don’t just take my word for it, go to Google.com on your computer and try it out. Sure, on the computer, it feels silly, but on a mobile device it will fit right in. Google just updated its Google Search app for...

Siri dishes out prostitute advice in China no longer

10/30/2012, Apple might have performed the proverbial U-turn when it comes to their Siri voice assistant that helps locate prostitutes for iPhone users in China. According to state-run China Daily, the voice-activated assistant Siri actually directed users to...

Siri shows incorrect weather forecasts for New Yorkers

09/24/2012, If you are in New York City, New York and recently asked Siri to tell you about the weather forecast for a few upcoming days, you may be in for a surprise. Siri is going to tell you that the weather is going to stay in the mid-90s for a few days, which is...

Adam Cheyer, Siri’s co-creator bids Apple adieu

09/11/2012, Without Adam Cheyer, there would be no Siri. At least, Adam was the chief technical architect of Siri, Apple’s virtual personal assistant technology that debuted in the iPhone 4S so you know that he has a pretty big part to play in the development of...

IBM’s Watson is a genius compared to siri

08/28/2012, When Apple launched iPhone 4S with the voice-based personal assistant Siri, the world was mesmerized by the idea of Siri and this has popularized the concept of digital voice-activated assistant – in the real world, Siri wasn’t so hot (check...

Apple sued over Siri again

07/30/2012, It was only earlier this month when we reported that Apple was being sued over Siri and now it looks like they’re in trouble over the voice assistant again. This time, a Taiwanese university has sued Apple for alleged patent infringement. Apparently...

Apple sued again in China, this time over Siri

07/05/2012, Apple is usually on the opposite end of receiving lawsuits, but here’s another case where it isn’t. According to reports online, the Cupertino company is now under fire from a Chinese company, Zhizhen Network Technology, for copying its Xiaoi...