Siri

Siri adds Russian, Dutch, Portuguese and other languages in iOS 8.3 beta 2

Siri adds Russian, Dutch, Portuguese and other languages in iOS 8.3 beta 2

Siri is always learning and getting better, especially when major new platform releases find their way out into the world.

Apple announces plan to invest €1.7bn in new European data centers

Apple announces plan to invest €1.7bn in new European data centers

Apple has today announced plans to invest €1.7 billion (approx. $1.93 billion) in two new data centers that will be built in Europe. Located in County Galway, Ireland, and central Jutland, Denmark, both will be powered by 100 percent renewable energy.

Siri’s voice gets improved in iOS 8.3 to pronounce words even better

Siri’s voice gets improved in iOS 8.3 to pronounce words even better

Every once in awhile, Apple will see fit to give Siri a small boost of personalization, or overall improvements in the way the digital personal assistant converses with iOS users.

New Apple TV expected to be the centerpiece of Apple’s fall product lineup

New Apple TV expected to be the centerpiece of Apple’s fall product lineup

Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster refuses to give up on his Apple TV dream, but it does seem to have changed ever so slightly. Rather than promising us a new television set this year, Munster now expects a revamped set-top box that could be the centerpiece of Apple’s fall 2015 product lineup.

Siri to gain support for Polish, Czech and Slovak languages soon

Siri to gain support for Polish, Czech and Slovak languages soon

A number of hidden text strings found in iOS 8.1.2 and previous versions of iOS suggest that Apple is working on expanding the language capabilities of Siri. 

Apple TV required for Siri control of HomeKit devices away from home

Apple TV required for Siri control of HomeKit devices away from home

At CES 2015, many manufacturers announced HomeKit devices like garage doors, light bulbs, door locks, power strips and so on.

QuickSiri allows you to ask Siri questions using Activator gestures

QuickSiri allows you to ask Siri questions using Activator gestures

Have you ever found yourself asking the same questions from Siri over and over again? If yes, you’d probably be interested in a brand new jailbreak tweak known as QuickSiri that will save your precious time.

How to invoke Siri’s music recognition feature using an Activator gesture

How to invoke Siri’s music recognition feature using an Activator gesture

One of the cool new iOS 8 features of Siri is its integration with Shazam allowing you to use it to quickly identify which song is playing. All you have to do is to launch Siri and say the phrase “What’s this song” and it will quickly use Shazam’s music recognition service to display the name of the song along with its price tag in the iTunes Store.

Adam Cheyer, creator of Siri, opines on the digital personal assistant’s creation

Adam Cheyer, creator of Siri, opines on the digital personal assistant’s creation

Siri, the digital personal assistant that made her debut on an iPhone, has been the source of countless emulation ever since. For those who might be interested in how it all started, who better to hear it from than the creator himself?

Apple responds to researchers that rated Siri ‘highly distracting’ while in the car

Apple responds to researchers that rated Siri ‘highly distracting’ while in the car

Our smartphones are always on us, and unfortunately using them in the car, while driving, is a reality that travelers need to be aware of.