Coming up with unique passwords all the time can be a struggle with you’re supposed to be doing a hundred and one other things. If only Siri, your in-phone digital assistant, could help. Fortunately, it can. As you may already know, Siri takes many of its answers from the Wolfram Alpha knowledge engine, and that includes generating random passwords.
I prefer using Google’s Search app instead of Siri for couple of reasons, Google’s voice recognition technology does a better job of translating and I also love the way the text is streamed on the fly, so I can quickly figure out if it has translated what I saying correctly.
When Apple unveiled iOS 6 at the WWDC 2012, it showcased “Eyes Free” – a feature that allows users to fire up Siri using dedicated buttons on the steering wheel of a car. This would allow users to ask Siri questions without taking their eyes off the road.
If you’ve been eagerly waiting for Google Now on the iPhone and iPad then download the update for Google Search app from the App Store.
After months of rumors and speculations about whether Apple will approve the Google Now feature, Google Search 3.0 has just hit the App Store, which brings the Siri-like feature to iPhone and iPad.
Siri, the personal assistant feature that is available on newer iOS devices, isn’t as good as Apple would want us to think it is.
Though it works quite well for alarms, reminders, notes, calendar and the weather, its speech-to-text engine isn’t very good, especially if, like me, you’re living in a country that Siri doesn’t support officially.
Wouldn’t it be cool if we could tell Siri to turn on or off Settings toggles?
Unfortunately, even after almost two years, Apple’s personal assistant feature, which was touted as one of the killer features of iPhone 4S can’t be used to enable or disable Settings toggles.
Last year, Zhizhen Network Technology - a Chinese based voice application developer sued Apple for infringing on a patent it holds related to a “type of instant messaging chat bot system” called Xiaoi Bot.
Earlier this year, Chevrolet previewed Siri Eyes Free integration in its cars, Spark and Sonic, at the Consumer Electronics Show. The integration would let drivers access certain Siri features using a dedicated button on the steering wheel, making it much easier and safer to talk to the personal assistant.