Tag Archives: Siri

WWDC 2016 dates announced in unusual way

When is Apple’s World Wide Developer Conference being held this year? While we haven’t seen anything on Apple’s site about it, there’s a way you can find out: ask Siri. In an odd move, Siri is giving an exact response for WWDC 2016 before any other presented source. It looks like the conference will be held June 13 through June 17 in San Francisco….

Apple shares ‘The Kiss’ Apple TV ad, focusing on Siri Remote

Today Apple published an advertisement focused mainly on the fourth-generation Apple TV. In it’s latest ad, “The Kiss”, the new Apple TV is shown using the Siri Remote that comes with the set-top box. The ad features the popular HBO TV series Game of Thrones and shows the Apple TV Siri Remote being used to find content to watch, and rewind content. In…

Customer data required to be signed off by ‘privacy czars’

As we’ve all seen with the Apple vs. FBI case, Apple deeply believes in customer privacy and security. According to a piece written by Reuters, Apple can internally debate about privacy concerns for a very long time. Any collection of Apple customer data requires sign-off from a committee of three “privacy czars” and a top executive, according to…

Apple posts ‘Timer’ iPhone 6s ad featuring Cookie Monster

By now many know that if you ask Siri “What is 0 divided by 0,” she’ll tell you a joke that relates to Cookie Monster. In a new ad dubbed “Timer”, Apple is putting Cookie Monster as the center of attention. During the ad, Cookie Monster is making cookies and asks Siri to create a timer using the hands-free “Hey Siri” feature found in the iPhone 6s, or…

Siri will be coming to the Mac in OS X 10.12

Apple will finally be pushing Siri to the Mac platform in its upcoming major release, better known as OS X 10.12. Last year, Apple expanded Siri across the Apple TV and Apple Watch, and for 2016 Apple plans to expand it to the Mac, via Mark Gurman from 9to5Mac. Apple has reportedly been working on Siri for OS X since at least 2012, but Apple now has a…

TiP Year in Review: First generation products, services, and more

2015 was a big year for Apple, the company unveiled a lot of new first-generation products, services, and accessories. There’s a lot to cover and this could easily become a long 3,000 word post (post edit: it is), but we’ll only be going over the essentials. Products Starting in March with Apple’s Spring Forward event, the company first started with…

This is why Siri is limited to 8 countries on Apple TV

If you are fortunate enough to live in the UK, US, Australia, Canada, Germany, France, Spain or Japan you’ll have Siri on your Apple TV fourth-generation. However, if you don’t live in those countries pressing the Siri button will bring up the search app on your Apple TV. In fact, outside of the countries listed above, the Siri remote is simply called…