Tag Archives: Siri

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….

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…