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Siri Desu: Siri’s Having Trouble With Japanese Siri Desu: Siri’s Having Trouble With Japanese
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While most iPhone users I know love talking to Siri–and especially enjoy making her say funny things–the iPhone-based human-like assistant seems even more human in having a flawed, sometimes divisive personality. Criticism of the assistant runs the gamut, from claims …

Siri Sucks and Apple Has Deceived Us, Claims Lawsuit Siri Sucks and Apple Has Deceived Us, Claims Lawsuit
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While it’s definitely true that Apple’s voice assistant Siri hasn’t always worked like a charm, one New Yorker thinks that Siri’s shortcomings are enough to warrant legal action. Frank M. Fazio has filed a class action complaint against Apple for …

Siri: A Breakthrough for Mobile Commerce Siri: A Breakthrough for Mobile Commerce
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For many Apple aficionados, the October 2011 release of the iPhone 4S failed to impress – at least initially. Although Apple touted the 4S as the “most amazing iPhone yet,” the device looked identical to the iPhone 4 and lacked …

Google’s Siri Competitor Will Reportedly Be Called “Assistant” Google’s Siri Competitor Will Reportedly Be Called “Assistant”

We’ve known that Google has been working on a competitor to Apple’s Siri for quite some time. A few months ago, it became known that it’s been in development under the name Majel, an homage to Star Trek. TechCrunch is …

Digital Artists Capture Siri’s Face in Recent Contest Digital Artists Capture Siri’s Face in Recent Contest
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We’ve all heard Siri speak, and we’ve all imagined what she might look like in the flesh. Personally, I tend to think of the AI from Halo or Resident Evil whenever i hear her(?) voice. The New York-based 3D printing …

Complaint About Siri In Britain Rejected Complaint About Siri In Britain Rejected
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Britain’s Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) has struck down a complaint about Siri, the personal assistant software on the iPhone 4S. The frustrated iPhone owner complained that Siri was not able to direct him to businesses in his area, despite advertising …

Google TV Turns Your Phone Into A Remote Google TV Turns Your Phone Into A Remote

There’s no denying that Siri has become the next big thing for Apple. Google appears to be taking the idea behind Siri and applying it to where it’s needed most – the television. Patently Apple got the exclusive scoop on …

Siri For Android: Utter Is Another, More Impressive Clone Siri For Android: Utter Is Another, More Impressive Clone

We’ve covered some other Siri clones for Android. A new one called Utter does something different, as it taps into the various apps on your phone. “The difference being that it tends to use the default applications already installed on …

Siri Will Be Learning Japanese Soon, Says Siri Siri Will Be Learning Japanese Soon, Says Siri
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Siri, the personal assistant software on the iPhone 4S, may have given clues about upcoming features. When asked which languages Siri speaks, she replies that she speaks English, French, German, and Japanese, and that the languages can be changed in …

Apple Kills Siri On Jailbroken iPhones Apple Kills Siri On Jailbroken iPhones
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Apple appears to have made some changes that make it difficult or impossible to run Siri clones on jailbroken iOS devices other than the iPhone 4S. According to a number of sources, Apple has changed the requirements for establishing a …

New iPhone 4S Ads Still Pushing Siri As Standout Feature New iPhone 4S Ads Still Pushing Siri As Standout Feature
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Are you guys still using Siri? As an iPhone 4S owner myself, I’ve noticed that I’ve been using Apple’s voice assistant less and less as time goes on. It’s not that Siri wasn’t useful on many occasions – because she …

Wolfram Alpha Pro: The New Paid Version Wolfram Alpha Pro: The New Paid Version
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Stephen Wolfram, the scientist behind Wolfram Alpha, announced that the launch of Wolfram Alpha Pro, which he calls “the biggest single step in the development of Wolfram Alpha since its original introduction.” I’d wager that there have been bigger steps …

Short Horror Film Proves That Siri Is Evil Short Horror Film Proves That Siri Is Evil

There are no shortage of parody videos involving Siri. Some are pretty lame, but others are hilarious. My favorites, though, are the scary ones, the ones that play on our innate fear of technology – the kind of fear that …

Lingual Jailbreak Tweak Turns Siri Into A Translator Lingual Jailbreak Tweak Turns Siri Into A Translator

Last week we brought you news of the release of the long-awaited jailbreak for the iPhone 4S and iPad 2. Now it looks like jailbreak developers have wasted no time in preparing some amazing tweaks for the iPhone 4S’s most …

Evi: Siri Competitor Comes To iOS And Android Evi: Siri Competitor Comes To iOS And Android
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Ever since the iPhone 4S launched last October, owners of other devices – including older iPhones – have been drooling over Siri, the 4S’s integrated voice-activated assistant. The iPhone’s “killer app” has prompted quite a bit of imitation and a …

Apple Never Stops Expanding: New Products, New Markets! Apple Never Stops Expanding: New Products, New Markets!

Market capitalization is a term which speaks to the total value (dollar amount) of the tradable (number available) shares of a publicly traded company. Apple has experienced market caps as large as $400 billion. Right now that is bigger than …

Apple’s Siri Patent Reveals Even Brighter Future Apple’s Siri Patent Reveals Even Brighter Future
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Very recently the United States Patent and Trademark Office published the patent from Apple’s Siri digital assistant service. The details of the patent reveal some interesting concepts about the design and theory of the interface. The information now has many …

Siri Lets You Talk To Your House Siri Lets You Talk To Your House
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You should talk to your house more often. It’s feeling left out. Carnes Audio Visual, makers of the Crestron home control system, have added Siri functionality to it. This allows the user to communicate with their home and give it …

Apple iTV May Come In 42”, 50” Models Apple iTV May Come In 42”, 50” Models

The last few weeks have seen a significant increase in the number of rumors surrounding Apple’s long-fabled iTV. USA Today stirred the pot late last night with reports that the iTV may be larger than some previous rumors had reported. …

Windows Phone Gets Siri Clone Windows Phone Gets Siri Clone
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It seems that Android users are not alone in wanting to bring Siri to their devices. While Windows Phone users have built-in voice search capabilities – Bing Voice – the platform does not have anything like the functionality Apple brought …

“Siri For Android” Pulled From Android Market “Siri For Android” Pulled From Android Market

Last week we brought you news that a Siri clone, Speerit, had appeared in the Android App Market. Speerit is actually one of several apps promising users the same functionality as the iPhone 4S’s Siri on their Android devices. While …