- News tagged "siri"
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.
Wednesday, 4 Apr 2012
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
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
Chinese information technology website DoNews claimed that Apple is bringing support for Mandarin Chinese, Japanese and Russian languages to Siri in March.
Tuesday, 20 Dec 2011
Google Chairman Eric Schmidt revealed details about the company's plans to introduce a competitive tablet within the next six months.
Thursday, 15 Dec 2011
Search giant Google has acquired Clever Sense, a Silicon Valley-based startup that develops the mobile app "Alfred". This acquisition seems to hint of Google's intentions to counter Apple's Siri on its Android platform.
Tuesday, 6 Dec 2011
Marcus Schappi, an Australian software developer, has revealed how he used a few relatively inexpensive components to hack the iPhone 4S voice recognition app Siri, enabling him to use voice commands to turn his house lights on and off and open web pages on his computer.
Microsoft has made plans to roll out an update for the Xbox 360 to expand on the Kinect's voice navigation faculties.
Friday, 2 Dec 2011
A survey carried out by ChangeWave Research revealed that the Apple iPhone 4S received the highest level of satisfaction ever for an iPhone model. Users also ranked Siri as their most liked feature but were unhappy about its short battery life.
Tuesday, 15 Nov 2011
iPhone design/development house Applidium has lay claims to cracking open Siri, prompting the possibility of the voice assistant being hacked onto other devices - including laptops and Android smartphones, according to Tech Crunch.