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Blame the Lack of Improvements in Microphone Technology for Your Unreliable Virtual Assistant

Blame the Lack of Improvements in Microphone Technology for Your Unreliable Virtual Assistant

Apple, along with many of its rivals, is working to make virtual assistants like Siri even greater every year. But there’s one thing holding them back. According to experts, that’s digital microphones, which just aren’t advancing as fast as other gadget components.

Microphone Technology is Holding Siri Back

Microphone Technology is Holding Siri Back

Despite the fact that Siri has been getting better for a bit of time now, with only more improvements in store for the digital personal assistant, turns out it’s hardware that might be holding the software back.

Apple Executives Talk About Siri’s iOS 10 Improvements, and Benefits of Machine Learning

Apple Executives Talk About Siri’s iOS 10 Improvements, and Benefits of Machine Learning

When Apple introduced iOS 10 earlier this year, one of the tentpole additions in the software were blanket improvements for the company’s digital personal assistant, Siri.

Website Compiles an Exhaustive List of Siri Commands

Website Compiles an Exhaustive List of Siri Commands

Siri has quite a few options when it comes to voice commands, providing plenty of help for things on a user’s device.

iOS 10: How Siri Integration With Apps Will Work

iOS 10: How Siri Integration With Apps Will Work

Five years after launch, Siri is finally opening up to the developers in iOS 10. But as this Apple, there’s a catch. Well, more like five. At the Platforms State of the Union, Apple took some time to explain just how SiriKit will work and who can use it.

Saying ‘Hey Siri’ Around Multiple Devices Only Activates One in iOS 10

Saying ‘Hey Siri’ Around Multiple Devices Only Activates One in iOS 10

Don’t you just hate it when you say “Hey Siri” around multiple devices and they all wake up at once? You won’t have to worry about that with iOS 10, which automatically detects nearby devices and only activates one.

Siri Starts Making References to ‘Finder’ Ahead of OS X Launch

Siri Starts Making References to ‘Finder’ Ahead of OS X Launch

There have been multiple leaks and rumors to suggest that Apple will be bringing Siri to OS X (soon to be renamed to macOS) with the next release of the OS. Further solidifying this rumor is Siri itself, which has now started responding to some basic navigation commands of OS X.

Mother Uses ‘Hey Siri’ to Call an Ambulance and Save Her 1-Year Old Daughter

Mother Uses ‘Hey Siri’ to Call an Ambulance and Save Her 1-Year Old Daughter

Apple products aren’t strangers to getting credit when it comes to saving lives, and now Siri is seeing some of that attention, too.

Apple Working on a Google Home Competitor as it Prepares Siri SDK for WWDC

Apple Working on a Google Home Competitor as it Prepares Siri SDK for WWDC

Not too long ago, Google officially debuted its Amazon Echo competitor, called Home. Now, a report has surfaced that says Apple is hard at work on a competitor, too, plus much more.

Top iOS Developer Worries Apple Isn’t Investing Enough in AI Services Like Google

Top iOS Developer Worries Apple Isn’t Investing Enough in AI Services Like Google

Top iOS developer Marco Arment, creator of apps like Instapaper and Overcast, is worried Apple isn’t investing heavily enough in “big-data AI services” like Google, Amazon, Facebook, and others are. Arment warns that Apple “will find itself in a similar position as BlackBerry did almost a decade ago” if it doesn’t change that.