• News tagged "siri"

Monday, 26 Oct 2015

Watch Jamie Foxx and NBA star Steph Curry in Apple's new iPhone 6s commercials

Watch Jamie Foxx and NBA star Steph Curry in Apple's new iPhone 6s commercials

Apple released a trio of star-studded iPhone 6s commercials over the weekend, with two shorts starring Jamie Foxx and Siri, and a minute-long ad showing off the 6s' camera with an assist from reigning NBA MVP Steph Curry.

Tuesday, 6 Oct 2015

Apple acquires artificial intelligence firms Perceptio and VocalIQ

Apple acquires artificial intelligence firms Perceptio and VocalIQ

Apple has just acquired two artificial intelligence firms, Perceptio and VocalIQ. The move is believed to be an effort to improve Siri's capabilities.

Tuesday, 9 Jun 2015

Apple's iOS 9 includes a smarter Siri, a new News app, and iPad split-screen multitasking

Apple's iOS 9 includes a smarter Siri, a new News app, and iPad split-screen multitasking

Apple announced iOS 9 at WWDC 2015 today. The latest version of the OS is focused on making it smarter and more powerful, with a major upgrade to Apple's Siri digital assistant, as well as better search functionality and a new News app.

Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014

Cortana and Siri battle it out in Microsoft's latest ad

Cortana and Siri battle it out in Microsoft's latest ad

Microsoft and Apple have a long history of taking shots at each other (remember I'm a Mac?), and Microsoft's latest TV spot continues that proud tradition.

Friday, 13 Sep 2013

Microsoft's Answer to Siri and Google Now is Cortana

Microsoft's Answer to Siri and Google Now is Cortana

Microsoft is currently working on its own personal assistant, codenamed Cortana, which was originally an artificial intelligent character from Microsoft's Halo series. Just like the character from the game, Cortana is built to learn and adapt to Windows Phone users.

Thursday, 23 May 2013

Apple Accuses Samsung Galaxy S4 & Google Now for Infringing Patents for Siri

Apple Accuses Samsung Galaxy S4 & Google Now for Infringing Patents for Siri

In its ongoing legal battles with Samsung, Apple is adding five new patents to its claim. The patents specifically targets Samsung's new S4 and the Google Now service for Android.

Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012

California Legalizes Voice-activated Hands-free Texting while Driving

California Legalizes Voice-activated Hands-free Texting while Driving

Stepping back from an outright ban on texting while driving, California has just passed a bill which legalizes voice-activated hands-free texting while driving.

Monday, 2 Jul 2012

Google Outscores Siri in Mobile Search Street Test

Google Outscores Siri in Mobile Search Street Test

In a Minneapolis street test administered by Piper Jaffray analyst, Gene Munster, Google systematically and consistently out-searched Apple in terms of accuracy.

Wednesday, 6 Jun 2012

Facebook Integration and Revamped iOS Stores in iOS 6?

Facebook Integration and Revamped iOS Stores in iOS 6?

Facebook integration will be baked into the upcoming iOS alongside revamped iOS digital stores, Tech Crunch and 9to5Mac reports.

Thursday, 31 May 2012

iOS 6 to Showcase Siri API and iPad Support, 3D Mapping Functionality

iOS 6 to Showcase Siri API and iPad Support, 3D Mapping Functionality

Apple's iOS 6 will allegedly welcome an assortment of improvements, including the availability of Siri on iPad, Siri API for developers and last but not least, Apple's own mapping system with 3D functionality.

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