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Fake Siri arrives on the Android Market

12/30/2011, One of the problems with the Android Market (Google’s app store for Android) is the lack of app moderation. Tons of fake apps are uploaded on a daily basis, and are usually only pulled when apps are found to be malicious or infringing on copyrights...

Vocal project lets you control your Mac with Siri

12/21/2011, If you have fallen head over heels in love with your Mac, and wished that it could actually speak to you as the two of you hold a decent conversation, here is 50% of the answer to your prayers – Matthew Roberts has cobbled together the Vocal...

Siri can be used to play the piano too

12/20/2011, So Siri can be used to tell the time, the weather, compose and send messages, hand out directions and recommendations, so why shouldn’t it be able to play the piano, right? Well that’s what the guys down at Yamaha have managed to do, which is to get...

Latest iOS update makes Siri hacks easier and legal, hacker claims

12/16/2011, iOS users will find that a new update awaits them today which is essentially iOS 5.0.1 (Build 9A406). This is replace the current version of iOS 5.0.1 but does not appear to sport any major changes with one exception – decrypted ramdisks. For those...

Google responds to Siri with Majel?

12/14/2011, When Apple released the iPhone 4S earlier this year, Siri generated a lot of attention and received rave reviews due to its ability to understand natural speech commands. While Android users already had voice capabilities in their phones, it...

H1Siri is illegal and might break your iPhone

12/05/2011, Siri is one of the most popular features of the iPhone 4S and when people realized that it had no problem running on iOS devices, developers have been working hard at trying to port the app. Well, a group of hackers known as the CD-Dev Team recently...

TellMe squares off with Siri again

12/02/2011, Remember the earlier Siri vs TellMe video that we saw earlier this week? Of course Microsoft fans were peeved since this test was skewed in terms of its testing boundaries, but here is the second video that has started to make its round online, pitching...

TouchPad update offers Siri dictation

11/30/2011, While the masses will most probably need to sit it out until the next major version of Mac OS X delivers Siri to the Mac platform, someone out there managed to enable its dictation capabilities to function with the Mac and PC immediately, thanks to...

Older iPhones receive Siri dictation

11/30/2011, Now here is something that might just catch your interest – assuming you are part of the crowd who does not mind jailbreaking your iPhone, of course, as Siri, the interactive voice assistant that was introduced alongside iOS 5, is now available on...

Cluzee for Android is a Siri alternative

11/29/2011, Siri on the iPhone 4S has been the much raved about feature of the handset, and there have been some developers who have attempted to create alternatives to Siri not just for iOS devices, but for other platforms as well. Adding to that list is Cluzee who...

Siri used to watch videos on Plex

11/28/2011, We’ve seen Siri used to start your car, and now it looks like we’ve got another use for Apple’s famous voice-controlled assistant. A developer has managed to get the Siri Proxy working with a Plex command line interface to basically turn...

TellMe and Siri: Fight!

11/28/2011, Now here is an extremely interesting video that you might want to check out, even more so if you are an iPhone fan. I know that some of you are reeling from the recent video of Samsung’s ad that poked fun at those who lined up for the iPhone 4S will...

Developer creates proxy server for Siri with custom handlers

11/21/2011, So some developers over at Applidium have managed to get under the hood of Siri and found out how it works. It was through this discovery that led them to think that there is a possibility of porting Siri over to other iOS devices, and even possibly...

Apple Siri Request Sent From Non-iPhone 4S devices

11/14/2011, An developer has reverse-engineered how the iPhone 4S talks to the Siri servers, and has successfully sent requests from a non-iPhone device. In case you don’t know, Siri works by using a three-steps methods: 1/voice recording (on the phone) 2/voice...