Tag Archives: Siri

Google Search finally updated, Siri gets some competition

Remember way back in June when Google announced at its Google I/O conference that the updated Google Search application would include the Jelly Bean feature of “Google Now” voice search? Well, it has finally just arrived on the App Store. What this update brings is Siri’s first real competition on iOS in terms of voice assistants. Ask this app a…

Judge in Siri patent lawsuit steps down

A recent lawsuit filed by Dynamic Advances, LLC against Apple over its Siri voice assistant is already getting some news. Filed just last Friday, the patent in question is actually the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institutes’s, and deals with a “natural language interface using constrained intermediate dictionary of results.” To begin what is sure to be a…

iPad mini gets Siri, iPad 2 doesn’t

Unsurprisingly, the iPad mini will have access to Siri, Apple’s voice assistant software. The iPad 2, however, still will not. Apple’s excuse for excluding older devices from new software features usually leans on a loose explanation of the device’s hardware not being up-to-snuff, but the iPad mini has virtually the same hardware as the iPad 2 in…

Former Amazon exec picked up by Apple to lead Siri division

A new hire as been made at Apple in the realm of its Siri division coming in the form of former Amazon executive William Stasior. Described as a “prominent search technologist,” Stasior has been hired by Apple to lead the Siri search team, which some are saying could point towards something big coming from Apple in the search business. Google is…

TiP Daily: September 27, 2012

TiP Daily September 27, 2012: iPhone 5s purchased through AT&T at full price can be unlocked very easily, the Netflix app received an update to be compatible with the iPhone 5 and iOS 6, and more! – Netflix app update: http://tinyurl.com/9dmgfyp – Siri weather issues: http://tinyurl.com/9f3qg3t – iOS 6 connection…

Siri struggling with the weather in iOS 6?

Since it’s release, there has been a significant number of reports suggesting that Apple’s latest iOS instalment just isn’t cutting it. The latest news regarding Siri appears to reiterate that notion. ITProPortal has recently reported the news that Siri is giving some rather erratic results when it comes to forecasting the weather. This will be very…

Now That iOS 6 Is Here, What Are Some Of The Best, Or Worst Features?

There is little question that iOS 6 is just one half of the big story this week, and while it not be the revolutionary update some wanted, it’s a great improvement on an already great platform. The update itself adds new features which are front and center and some which will largely go unnoticed or never be seen at all. Still, there are a few excellent…

TiP Daily: September 19, 2012 [VID]

TiP Daily September 19, 2012: iOS 6 is now available to download for all your iOS devices, we have an overview of many major features including Maps and Safari, and more! – Apple launches iOS 6: http://tinyurl.com/9segpct – iOS 6 overview: Phone: http://tinyurl.com/9csq899 – iOS 6 overview: Safari: http://tinyurl.com/96gbru2 – iOS 6 overview:…

iOS 6 Overview: Siri For iPad 3

With the introduction of iOS 6 on the iPad 3, we see Siri’s debut and the opportunity for a whole bunch of new users to give Siri a try. With iOS 6 Siri gains new functionality, simplifies some tasks and offers up what we hope are more useful results. So, whether you’re just getting started with the iPhone 5, or upgrading your iPad 3 to iOS 6, Siri…

Siri co-founder reportedly leaves Apple

Information is scarce on his apparent departure from Apple, but Bloomberg’s Jon Erlichman tweeted today that Siri co-founder, Adam Cheyer, has left Apple. The reason he quit is currently unknown but if any information is to arise about his resignation, we will let you know. This could be very bad for the future development of Siri. Let’s hope Apple has a…