Siri has primarily been a voice based assistant. While other assistants like Microsoft’s Cortana and Google Assistant have the ability to text to the assistant, Siri remained voice only. iOS 11 finally adds the ability to type to Siri. This will come in really handy when you’re in a position where you can’t talk out loud to your virtual personal assistant.
In late July, Apple rolled out a brand new ad campaign for Siri that also starred Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.
Earlier this month, Apple and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson worked together to make new advertisements promoting the digital personal assistant Siri.
Some people use Siri every day to take care of tasks like opening apps, setting up meetings, or creating reminders. But, there are many others who completely forget that Siri exists. If you are in the latter group, you may not realize just how much Siri can help. Aside from ordinary tasks, take a look at what else Siri can do for you on your iOS device or Mac.
There are a lot of holidays all around the world, but there are even more cultural events, the Big Days that don’t necessarily get people off work but have them talking all about it wherever they go.
Apple was first to the virtual assistant game with Siri when it unveiled it in 2011. Back then, Siri wowed everyone with its capabilities and the whole world was spellbound by it. Six years later, Siri lacks behind Amazon’s Alexa and Google’s Assistant.
At WWDC next week, Apple will be unveiling iOS 11 with some major new upgrades to Siri. Among them, Reuters reports that Apple is planning on opening Siri to more third-party apps so that it can better compete with Amazon’s Alexa.
Google Assistant is a personal voice assistant developed originally for Android devices and is considered an upgrade of Google Now. Assistant is now available for iOS and this a good news for those who are not in favor of Apple’s native voice assistant, Siri.
Google Assistant is now available on the iPhone (well, at least in the US). Assistant is the manifestation of the future of Google, AI, and voice assistants. As we already know, Google is better at voice assistants and online services than Apple. But Google Assistant can’t really be compared to Siri as ultimately it’s an app and it can’t perform system functions that Siri can.
A new bug has been discovered in Siri that allows one to access the Cellular Data option on a locked iPhone through the virtual assistant.