Tag Archives: Siri

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…

“iSiri” concept looks like a cool smartwatch-like device

Before reading further, watch that video above. Is that not a great idea? This concept, made by Ciccarese Design, is a smart watch looking device that would go on your wrist, and connect to your iPhone via Bluetooth. What this would do is allow you to use Siri without having to take your phone out of your pocket. I personally would love this. It looks like…

TiP Daily: Nov 7, 2012 [VID]

TiP Daily Nov 7, 2012: Rumors are circulating that Apple is already working on Retina displays for the next iPad mini, Microsoft could be launching Office for iOS as early as February, and more! – Replace Siri with Google Voice: http://tinyurl.com/a3fmvk8 – Office for iOS: http://tinyurl.com/awjqks6 – iPad mini with Retina…

Apple Store app updated with Passbook gift cards and Siri support

The iOS Apple Store application has always been the odd man out of the Apple-built app family. As far as new features are concerned, this app is always the last one to be updated. It took a week or two to gain support for the Retina display when the iPhone 4 first launched and, more recently, it went un-updated for days before finally gaining support…

Swap Siri for Google Voice with this cool jailbreak tweak

You may be familiar with Google’s ‘Google Search’ app, which has impressed many with its very accurate ‘Google Voice’ search feature. If you are, then you’ll be pleased to here about a cool new iOS tweak, that allows you to trade the default assistant Siri with something a little more Google-ey. I should say from the off that this tweak does, of course,…

TiP Daily: Nov. 5, 2012 [VID]

TiP Daily Nov 5, 2012: The iPad 4 with Retina display has officially been jailbroken, iPad mini sales broke records its opening weekend, iOS 6.1 has some marked improvements, and more! – Google Maps app trouble: http://tinyurl.com/ca4gzls – iPad 4 jailbreak: http://tinyurl.com/blaphj6 – iPad mini/iPad 4 sales: http://tinyurl.com/cfbyfk3 – Siri…

Coming soon to iOS 6.1 – Get Siri to order your movie tickets

When Apple releases the first major “dot” update to iOS 6, Siri – the  much maligned digital assistant – will be getting a really useful update. From iOS 6.1 onwards, Siri will be able to order/reserve seats at movie theaters. Developers using the service state that Siri links up with Fandango and responds to a few different commands. Apple’s Siri help…