News tagged ‘siri’

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.

Wednesday, 16 May 2012

Baidu Launching Smartphone with New Cloud OS (Updated)

Baidu Launching Smartphone with New Cloud OS (Updated)

China's largest search engine, Baidu is reported to be launching a smartphone with a new version of its mobile operating system next week. Leaked images point to a 3.5-inch display, a matte polycarbonate chassis that comes in different colors, and four touch sensitive navigation buttons.

Wednesday, 4 Apr 2012

Google’s Upcoming $199 Nexus Tablet To Pressure Vendors to Slash Prices (Update)

Google’s Upcoming $199 Nexus Tablet To Pressure Vendors to Slash Prices (Update)

With Google entering a relatively new low-cost tablet segment, tech pundits are expecting the Nexus tablet to apply significant pressure on other major Android vendors, Digitimes reports.

Wednesday, 22 Feb 2012

iPad 3 to Have Dual-core CPU, Full HD Camera, and Siri?

iPad 3 to Have Dual-core CPU, Full HD Camera, and Siri?

A new report from the Taiwanese website Apple.pro claims that Apple's next-generation iPad will have a dual-core chip, full HD video recording camera, and will run iOS 5.1 with Siri.

Thursday, 9 Feb 2012

Mandarin Chinese, Japanese and Russian Language Support Coming to Siri in March?

Mandarin Chinese, Japanese and Russian Language Support Coming to Siri in March?

Chinese information technology website DoNews claimed that Apple is bringing support for Mandarin Chinese, Japanese and Russian languages to Siri in March.

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