Tag Archives: Siri

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….

Siri comes out slightly better than Google Now in latest test

When Gene Munster of Piper Jaffray isn’t listening to supply chain sources and predicting Apple releases, it seems he’s busy performing in depth tests of current services available on the market. Back in June he tested Siri on iOS 5, asking it a series of 1,600 questions. The results were not good. This time around he’s tested Siri in the same way again,…

How To: Get Siri to give you Directions via Google Maps [VID]

Cam shows a quick tip on how to get Siri to give directions via the Google Maps app instead of Apple’s own Maps. Tip of the hat to Tom at JailbreakNation: http://www.jailbreaknation.com/get-siri-to-give-you-directions-via-google-maps Cam on twitter: http://twitter.com/TiP_Cam TiP on Facebook: http://facebook.com/todaysiphone TiP on…

Apple to feature revolutionary 3D technology in its rumored TV set?

It seems like the Apple TV rumor mill spinners have been working hard for years now, and yet Apple is yet to surprise us be releasing an innovative television set. Almost as soon as Stephen hit “publish” on his editorial about the possibilities of great features on the rumored HDTV, a rumor popped up. Among the predicted sales figures for the as-yet…

Number of babies named after Apple, Siri, and Mac increase in 2012

This made me laugh, honestly. According to BabyCenter’s most recent list of baby name usage, the name “Apple” jumped 585 positions for girl’s names, 15% over last year’s place. For boys, the name “Mac” rose 12% over last year. You can’t forget Siri, Apple’s digital assistant, who saw a rise of 5% in girl’s names. Like I said, this news just kind of made…

Use Siri to control your Philips Hue lighting with SiriProxy

In the video above, the curious mind that is Brandon Evans decided he wanted to get his Philips Hue lighting system working in co-operation with Siri. So, he looked up a previous hack, SiriProxy, and somehow got it speaking to his connected light system. It’s pretty darn cool if you ask me. To check out how he figured it out, and what he’s up to with…

Jailbreak Tweak Review: Activoice

Today Matt takes a look at a tweak that can replace Siri for many users called Activoice which is going to allow users to make Goole voice search their new search utility using a number of activation methods. Tweak: Activoice See If Your Device Can Be Jailbroken!: http://mofodox.me/jbstats Matt’s Tech Channel: http://goo.gl/pclsK Gaming…

Fluent speakers in Arabic, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Norwegian and Swedish being hired by Apple to work on Siri

If you’re reading this, then you can speak the English language, so you’ll have no problem using Siri in Arabic, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Norwegian or Swedish. However, many people miss out on Apple’s personal assistant because of their language. Fortunately, Apple is currently hiring a team to bring Siri to those who are missing out. Apple made a listing…