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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Siri’

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 of years. New features in iOS 6 include an overhauled (and Google-less) Maps app, Facebook integration, improvements to Siri, better …

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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 fine Samsung tradition, it totally doesn’t look anything at all like Siri, the voice-activated personal assistant software that’s integrated into …

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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 where Apple’s products may not quite measure up to the competition. Whether it’s that Android does some stuff better than …

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Apple And Search: Now Is Google A Monopoly?

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 market share). Should Google be worried about Apple’s announcements? Tell us what you think. For one, Apple’s web browser, Safari, …

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Apple Dumps Google Maps with iOS 6; Nobody’s Surprised

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. There’s one particular app icon that, while largely unchanged for the past five years, will appear noticeably different this time …

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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 Developers Conference today, listed a bevy of new updates that Siri will be receiving, such as support for many new …

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iOS 6 Announced With Facebook Integration, A Smarter Siri, 200+ New Features

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 and over 150 billion messages sent. In all, iOS 6 sports over 200 new features and will ship this fall, …

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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 has people buzzing and has even spawned a few spoofs; as with everything actress Zooey Deschanel does, people either really …

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John Malkovich Siri Ad Inspires Parody Twitter Account

You may recall a couple weeks ago, when Apple started airing two new commercials for the iPhone 4S – Siri, specifically – starring John Malkovich. The two ads showcased Siri’s ability to handle very simple commands, as opposed to the conversational style of interaction most commercials demonstrate. This is the second time in recent memory that Apple has used celebrities …

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iOS 6: Siri Coming To The New iPad?

There’s one thing you can always bet on with the Apple rumor mill: if they put a new feature in one of their devices, it will kick off speculation about them putting it in all the rest. Case in point: the original iPhone’s touchscreen technology was pretty amazing at the time (though we take it for granted now). No sooner …

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Tim Cook Promises Improvements To Siri Coming Soon

Even if you don’t have an iPhone 4S (or a jailbroken iOS device running Spire), you know what Siri is. It’s the voice-activated “killer app” for the iPhone 4S, introduced in October. It’s the focus of pretty much every ad for the iPhone 4S you’ve ever seen (including some recent ones with celebrities). Siri is also, however, a subject of …

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Apple Board Member Uses a Blackberry

In a new CNBC documentary, J.Crew CEO and Apple Board member Mickey Drexler was filmed using a Blackberry instead of an iPhone. In the scandalous clip below, one can see said Blackberry, a Bold 9900 model, at roughly 21 seconds in: It’s not clear if Drexler was also wearing J.Crew clothing, head to toe. Still, who cares really? Drexler has …

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