Maybe if Siri was voiced by Scarlett Johansson, like the wonderful operating system featured in the film, Her, you would never want to mute her. But given Siri’s sometimes unnecessary and repetitive prompts, there may come a time when you would want to silence her, immediately. Sorry, Siri, it is nothing personal. If you have ever set a reminder at work or even a timer, the Siri response can really travel in a quiet room. So, if you want to quickly mute Siri without completely disabling her voice feedback, keep on reading.
I can barely remember a time where the answer to any question wasn’t available from the palm of my hand. With our iPhones and iPads the frustration in not knowing the answer to a question is all but eliminated. A mobile browser like iOS’s Safari can have an answer for you in seconds. But how would you answer this question? “What are some of the top tips and tricks for my mobile Safari?” Well, let’s find the answer to that by reading this intensive iOS Safari tip list.
Spy firm Zerodium, a company that sells zero-day exploits to customers that include government agencies, has become the first “zero-day broker” to publish a full list of the prices it pays hackers for their skills. iOS exploits are by far the most expensive, netting some hackers half a million dollars each, while those that attack OS X can cost as little as $30,000.
The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has announced major improvements that are coming to Bluetooth in 2016, and you can expect to see them making their way to future Apple devices like the iPhone 7 — and some existing ones as well. Not only is Bluetooth going to get faster, but it will also boast better range, and become more intelligent for smart devices.
One of Apple’s biggest marketing bullet points of recent years has been security, especially towards its mobile products running iOS. But in the United Kingdom, some big changes could make Apple change its tune.