Tag Archives: Siri

Jailbreak tweak AssistantEnhancer makes Siri more useful

If you’re like me, you thought Siri was the coolest thing ever… for about 10 minutes. It really doesn’t take long for the novelty factor to wear off. Luckily for those of you out there with jailbroken iPhones, a new tweak restores much of that awe factor back to your iPhone’s digital assistant, making her more useful than ever…

Judge may stop patent lawsuit between Apple and Samsung

Judge Lucy Koh, the same judge who awarded Apple over $1 billion last summer over Samsung, has decided that a second lawsuit over patents between the two tech giants may not be necessary. Koh has questioned whether either side is trying to reach a settlement, and said “I just don’t know if we really need two cases on this.” While Apple’s lawyer has argued…

‘Winston’ your iPhone’s digital Butler lands on the App Store today

Ever since Siri launched, more and more developers are thinking up clever ways to use your iPhone’s processing power to their advantage. With each new development we’re seemingly stepping in to the future Sci-Fi has long told us we’ll be having. The latest is an iPhone app named “Winston”. Unlike Siri, it doesn’t perform tasks, or set Reminders or send…

TiP Daily: Feb 5, 2013 [VID]

TiP Daily Feb 5, 2013: A job listing suggests Apple could be bringing Siri to Macs, buttons found in the code of iOS 6.1 hint at an Apple iRadio streaming service, and more! – Radio Buy Buttons in iOS 6.1: http://tinyurl.com/bfj4xrv – Siri on Mac?: http://tinyurl.com/ascemz3 – 128 GB iPad now on sale: http://tinyurl.com/curakfp – Matt’s top 5…

Is Apple putting Siri onto Mac?

You may remember a few weeks ago, Apple had a job listing to improve Siri. Well, today a new job listing on Apple’s website leads us to believe that Apple will be putting Siri onto OS X devices soon. The job listing, posted on Apple’s website, is looking for a “Siri UI Engineer” that is good at coding. The one new part of this story, however, is that…

Is Amazon planning to take on Siri?

If any of you are like me, you have a love-hate relationship with Siri. Apple’s personal assistant is great for many things, but has a tendency to not fully understand what the user wants. Even with her downfalls, though, Siri is still arguably the best digital assistant available. In an attempt to knock Siri off her throne as the best digital…

TiP Daily: Jan 23, 2013 [VID]

TiP Daily Jan 23, 2013: An awesome new iOS 7 concept hit the web, Siri was almost a DROID feature, and more! – Kubxlab Ampjacket: http://tinyurl.com/b8gncu7 – iOS 7 concept: http://tinyurl.com/bf7drx2 – Siri on DROID: http://tinyurl.com/azyr6ev – Follow me on Twitter: http://tinyurl.com/6xjt8hc – TiP on…

Siri will evolve in to a “distinct, recognizable” character if the latest job posting is anything to go by

Siri famously launched on the iPhone 4S just over a year ago. And, as new products arrived on the scene, it gradually made its way across the range of iOS devices. Upon launch, it immediately distinguished itself from the usual voice control options found on hundreds of smartphones by responding to questions with a little more character than expected….