• News tagged "siri"

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.

Tuesday, 25 Oct 2011

Siri Co-Founder Parts Ways with Apple

Siri Co-Founder Parts Ways with Apple

The man who was a co-founder and CEO of the company that envisaged Siri and worked to bring it to fruition, has amicably parted ways with Apple.

Monday, 17 Oct 2011

Siri Feature Ported From iPhone 4S to iPhone 4

Siri Feature Ported From iPhone 4S to iPhone 4

Siri, the intelligent voice command system which Apple claimed to be exclusive to the iPhone 4S, has been ported over to the iPhone 4.

Monday, 10 Oct 2011

Sensory Cures Siri Envy for Android Fans

Sensory Cures Siri Envy for Android Fans

Feeling left out when Apple announced Siri, a powerful voice-control app for the iOS? Don't worry. Check out Trulyhandsfree Voice Control, an equally powerful app from Sensory, tailored for Android.

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