Siri

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.

Microsoft shows off HTC’s Dot View Case as it tries yet again to mock Siri [Update]

Microsoft shows off HTC’s Dot View Case as it tries yet again to mock Siri [Update]

Microsoft is no stranger to tossing in an Apple product to try to show how its own products shine. And, to show off a new (it’s actually old) accessory, it has done it again.

UntetheredHeySiri: Jailbreak tweak lets you use ‘Hey Siri’ hands-free activation without being plugged in

UntetheredHeySiri: Jailbreak tweak lets you use ‘Hey Siri’ hands-free activation without being plugged in

Apple added a really useful feature to Siri, that lets you activate it hands-free just by saying “Hey Siri.” The feature sadly works only when your device is plugged in.

Here’s how to see a list of all the songs you’ve asked Siri to identify

Here’s how to see a list of all the songs you’ve asked Siri to identify

Siri gained the ability to identify songs by listening to them in iOS 8. What went relatively unnoticed was that iOS stores a history of all the songs recognised, that you can see.

Siri’s usefulness outlined in a letter to Apple’s intelligent personal assistant

Siri’s usefulness outlined in a letter to Apple’s intelligent personal assistant

Siri has always been an extension of the iPhone, within the iPhone. A way to set up calendar events, check sports scores, movie times, or call someone without even looking at the phone. But, as a love letter to the software expresses, Siri can be so much more than that, too.