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Google’s Siri Comes To iPhone And iPad Google’s Siri Comes To iPhone And iPad
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If you have an iPhone and were hoping to have another search assistant that talks back to you, Google has you covered. As one of a handful of search announcements this week, Google announced that its new and improved voice …

A Different, Funnier Take On That Martin Scorsese Siri Commercial A Different, Funnier Take On That Martin Scorsese Siri Commercial

Last week, we showed you an a new iPhone 4S commercial featuring Martin Scorsese using Siri. While much tamer, we couldn’t help but be reminded of a certain uncomfortable scene in Scorsese’s Taxi Driver. Now, there’s a funnier take on …

Don’t Take Siri Camping, She’s A Terrible Botanist Don’t Take Siri Camping, She’s A Terrible Botanist
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When iOS 6 launches this fall it will ship with a much smarter Siri, according to Apple. Siri’s base of knowledge will grow to include sports stats, restaurant reservation schedules, and movies times. You’ll even be able to update your …

iPhone 5 Could Be Bigger Hit Than Predecessors In China iPhone 5 Could Be Bigger Hit Than Predecessors In China
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As previously reported, Apple’s Q3 earnings reveal that the company is doing pretty well in the Chinese market. Half of the company’s revenue comes from international markets, and China is no doubt high on the list. CEO Tim Cook says …

This New Martin Scorsese Siri Commercial Is A Lot Tamer Than Taxi Driver This New Martin Scorsese Siri Commercial Is A Lot Tamer Than Taxi Driver

Apple has put out a new iPhone/Siri commercial featuring famed director Martin Scorsese. This follows ads featuring Samuel L. Jackson, John Malkovich and Zooey Deschanel. Watching the new one, I can’t help but think about a classic scene from Scorsese’s …

Wolfram Alpha Will Help Make Samsung S Voice More Like Siri Wolfram Alpha Will Help Make Samsung S Voice More Like Siri

Samsung has a smartphone voice feature called S Voice, which has been described as a Siri competitor. In fact, the Samsung Galaxy S III was just called a contender for the best Android smartphone, and it comes with the feature. …

Apple Sued In China For Second Time This Week Apple Sued In China For Second Time This Week
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It seems that Chinese companies absolutely love to sue Apple. After settling with Proview over the iPad name for $60 million, a chemical company named Xuebao, whose name translates to Snow Leopard, sued Apple over the name for their operating …

People Actually Liked That Zooey Deschanel iPhone Ad People Actually Liked That Zooey Deschanel iPhone Ad
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A few months ago, Apple debuted a couple of new iPhone 4S ads that centered around the use of Siri and featured the high-powered celebrity presences of Samuel L. Jackson and Zooey Deschanel. Jackson used Siri to help prepare dinner, …

Jelly Bean Voice Search Vs. Siri: A Video Throwdown Jelly Bean Voice Search Vs. Siri: A Video Throwdown

Earlier this month during their WWDC 2012 keynote, Apple unveiled iOS 6. With it came some significant improvements for Siri, including some general (and much needed) performance improvements and the ability to request sports scores, movie statistics, and more. Not …

Google I/O 2012: Jelly Bean’s Voice Search Is Siri With Some New Tricks Google I/O 2012: Jelly Bean’s Voice Search Is Siri With Some New Tricks
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It was only a matter of time before Google brought Siri-like functionality to Android. Today at Google I/O, Google showed off Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) and its new search functionality. The search is powered by Google’s recently announced Knowledge Graph, …

People Hesitant To Kill Life-like Robots, May Not Care So Much About Siri [Research]

All robots are not treated equally by humans, researchers are finding. The more lifelike a robot is, the more likely humans are to feel some kind of emotional connection or attachment to it. This is what Christoph Bartneck at the …

Chevy Sonic, Spark Are First To Get Siri Eyes-Free Chevy Sonic, Spark Are First To Get Siri Eyes-Free
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One of the highlights of Apple’s WWDC 2012 keynote was the introduction of iOS 6. During the presentation, Apple unveiled a bunch of great new features that would be coming to their mobile operating system when it launches alongside the …

Google Stepping Up Development Of Siri Competitor Google Stepping Up Development Of Siri Competitor
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Ever since Apple launched the iPhone 4S with its Siri personal assistant software built it, there has been an expectation that Google would follow suit and put a similar feature into Android. Back in December there were rumors that Google’s …

iOS 6: Video Shows Siri For iPad In Action iOS 6: Video Shows Siri For iPad In Action

One of the big stories from last week’s WWDC 2012 Apple keynote was iOS 6. The newest version of Apple’s mobile operating system comes with a slew of new features, many of them requested by users over the last couple …

Video Captures Siri, S Voice Showdown Video Captures Siri, S Voice Showdown

If you’ve heard much about Samsung’s new Galaxy S III, you’ve probably heard about S Voice. In case you’re not familiar, S Voice is the new voice-activated personal assistant software that’s integrated into the Galaxy S III. Of course, in …

Steve Wozniak Thinks Apple Messed Up Siri Steve Wozniak Thinks Apple Messed Up Siri

If there’s one thing Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak knows how to do, it’s speak his mind, even if the Apple fanboys hate him for it. Good ol’ Woz is well known for his nasty habit of pointing out the areas …

Apple And Search: Now Is Google A Monopoly? Apple And Search: Now Is Google A Monopoly?
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With all the talk about Google being a monopoly, the company is probably glad (at least partially) to see Apple make some search-related announcements during its WWDC keynote, which could help the argument in Google’s favor (even if hurting its …

Apple Dumps Google Maps with iOS 6; Nobody’s Surprised Apple Dumps Google Maps with iOS 6; Nobody’s Surprised
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If you’re a user of Apple’s mobile devices, you’re sure to notice a lot of new things if and when you decide to update the operating system to iOS 6, which was announced today at Apple’s World Wide Developers Conference. …

Siri Announced for New iPad with iOS 6 Siri Announced for New iPad with iOS 6

As expected, one of the perks that will be bundled up in the just-announced iOS 6 will be the inclusion of everybody’s favorite semi-sentient voice-commanded digital assistant, Siri, to the New iPad. Scott Forstall, speaking at Apple’s annual World Wide …

iOS 6 Announced With Facebook Integration, A Smarter Siri, 200+ New Features iOS 6 Announced With Facebook Integration, A Smarter Siri, 200+ New Features
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Today, at their WWDC, Apple unveiled the newest generation of their mobile operating system, iOS 6. They started off with some pretty impressive stats about features unveiled in iOS 5, for instance the success of iMessage – 140 million users …

Siri Wants To Kill Zooey Deschanel And Take Over Her Body Siri Wants To Kill Zooey Deschanel And Take Over Her Body

Siri, iPhone’s voice assistant, has gathered a lot of attention in recent weeks; between ads featuring some high-profile actors and IBM announcing they were banning Siri due to security concerns, she’s certainly getting a lot of play. One particular ad …