Siri

Patent Hints at a Whispering Siri

Patent Hints at a Whispering Siri

Apple has expanded the way to interact with Siri since its inception, and now word is there might be another way coming down the pipe.

Siri Recognises Basic Voice Commands When Offline in iOS 11.2

Siri Recognises Basic Voice Commands When Offline in iOS 11.2

Apple seems to be planning to upgrade Siri with iOS 11.2 to ensure that it is able to recognise certain commands even when offline. As discovered by a Reddit user, Siri on iOS 11.2 beta 3 appears smart enough to be able to recognise commands like “play”, “pause” etc. while playing music even when your iPhone is not connected to the internet.

iOS 11.2 Introduces ‘SiriKit on HomePod’ for Limited Third-Party App Support

iOS 11.2 Introduces ‘SiriKit on HomePod’ for Limited Third-Party App Support

SiriKit was introduced alongside iOS 10, and now it will be implemented with the upcoming smart speaker, the HomePod.

Apple Reveals ‘Hey, Siri’ Details in Machine Learning Journal

Apple Reveals ‘Hey, Siri’ Details in Machine Learning Journal

Back in July, Apple launched a new journal to detail its efforts in machine learning and other areas, letting researchers talk about their work out in the open.

Apple Brought in the AI Team From Init.ai to Work on Siri

Apple Brought in the AI Team From Init.ai to Work on Siri

Siri is one of Apple’s most important features, with the digital personal assistant present not just on iOS devices, but now on Macs, the Apple Watch, and the company’s first smart speaker, the HomePod.

How to Translate Using Siri on iPhone and iPad in iOS 11

How to Translate Using Siri on iPhone and iPad in iOS 11

There’s no shortage of translation apps on the App Store. You can even use Google Translate in Safari browser to get the job done. But in iOS 11, you can just ask Siri to translate a phrase for you.

Greg Joswiak Talks Siri and a False Narrative Around Security

Greg Joswiak Talks Siri and a False Narrative Around Security

Siri has improved over the years, but when compared to competitor products like Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant, some believe that it is Apple’s focus on security that is holding back their own endeavors.

Apple Executives Talk About Making Siri ‘More Human’ and Not Like ‘Trivial Pursuit’

Apple Executives Talk About Making Siri ‘More Human’ and Not Like ‘Trivial Pursuit’

Siri is the digital personal assistant that essentially started all the focus on the feature, and since its arrival we’ve seen the market explode with options. There’s still plenty of room to improve for Siri, too, as Apple executives have made that perfectly clear since the release of iOS 10.

Apple’s Machine Learning Journal Adds Three Entries Detailing Siri Development

Apple’s Machine Learning Journal Adds Three Entries Detailing Siri Development

Back in July, Apple launched an online journal specifically dedicated to its machine learning (ML) efforts, as well as a means to allow researchers to share their work with others.

How to Type to Siri on iPhone and iPad in iOS 11

How to Type to Siri on iPhone and iPad in iOS 11

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.