With iOS 12, Apple is finally bringing automation right to the heart of the iPhone and iPad. Simple, sandboxed and third-party supported automation is now bundled in the OS. Oh, and it works with Siri. So now, you can be the James Bond of your dreams. Just pull up Siri on your AirPods, say your custom phrase, and watch as your iPhone initiates the 10 step shortcut that you’ve created.
One of the most oft-requested features up to this point, especially for family iPads, is multi-user support baked into iOS. And yet, Apple has yet to add it.
Siri Shows Massive Improvement in Yearly Voice Assistant Comparison, Still Lags behind Google Assistant
Every year, LoupVentures does a comparison between Google Assistant, Alexa, and Siri by asking them hundreds of questions to rank their performance. Siri’s performance in previous tests has been dismissal, with Google Assistant leading the pack.
While Apple may not be adding huge feature sets to Siri’s toolbox on a regular basis, the company has not forgotten about the digital personal assistant by any means.
Apple introduced a whole host of new features for iOS 12 earlier this year, and the company continues to build out beta versions of the software ahead of its public launch later this year.
With the World Cup about to kick off, Apple has seen fit to add support for the global event in a variety of its services and devices.
A Fortune report details how Siri could be used by phishers and scammers to bait unsuspecting users. The method relies on how Siri tries to identify unknown contacts, though the bait is easy to discover if you pay close attention to the details.
With WWDC just over a couple of weeks away, Apple’s personal assistant Siri has started teasing the event and has potentially dropped hints at some of its major upcoming changes. When you ask Siri about WWDC, it responds with “La la la, Siri is getting a brand new voice!” which clearly points to the digital assistant getting a new voice.