- News tagged "siri"
Tuesday, 6 Oct 2015
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 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
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 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
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
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
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 will be baked into the upcoming iOS alongside revamped iOS digital stores, Tech Crunch and 9to5Mac reports.
Thursday, 31 May 2012
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
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.