News tagged ‘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.

Tuesday, 20 Dec 2011

Google Unveiling Tablet Within the Next Six Months

Google Unveiling Tablet Within the Next Six Months

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

Google Acquires Clever Sense, Plans to Deliver More Personalized Information

Google Acquires Clever Sense, Plans to Deliver More Personalized Information

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

Man Hacks Siri To Voice Control His House

Man Hacks Siri To Voice Control His House

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 to Expand on Kinect's Voice Navigation Capabilities

Microsoft to Expand on Kinect's Voice Navigation Capabilities

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

iPhone 4S Users Like Siri, Dislike Short Battery Life

iPhone 4S Users Like Siri, Dislike Short Battery Life

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

Breaking Through Siri's Wall

Breaking Through Siri's Wall

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.

Friday, 4 Nov 2011

iPhone 4S Suffered From Siri Outage

iPhone 4S Suffered From Siri Outage

Another problem sprung up for Apple. Many iPhone 4S owners reported that Siri was not functioning on their phones.

Thursday, 3 Nov 2011

Siri's Data Usage

Siri's Data Usage

The folks at Ars Technica ran some tests recently to find out just how much data Siri is using over the 3G network.

Monday, 31 Oct 2011

Siri Fully Functional on The iPhone 4

Siri Fully Functional on The iPhone 4

After two weeks of hard work, developer Steven Troughton-Smith has managed to get the Siri to function fully on an iPhone 4.

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