Back in February, Apple quietly updated the male Siri voices in the United Kingdom and Australia.
Siri has its strengths. However, when compared to some of the other digital personal assistants out there it has plenty to learn.
In June, it will be three years since Apple announced Siri for macOS. And I realized recently that I’ve used the digital assistant on my laptop maybe three times in total since then.
Siri lives in Apple’s first smart speaker, the HomePod, and it sounds like the digital personal assistant has been given a small tweak in some regions.
Amazon’s Alexa might have started off as a pipe dream, hoping to compete with Apple’s Siri and Google’s own efforts (which is now known as Assistant).
Galit Gura-Eini is the Hebrew voice of Siri, but the Israeli broadcaster is looking for a big change, along with some money.
The digital personal assistants out there are already pretty helpful, but the companies behind these services are always working to improve them.
How about a feel good story for your Tuesday before we head into the long holiday weekend? A four-year-old is here to help us out.
Along with updates to iOS, macOS, and tvOS, Apple also updated the Siri Shortcuts app to bring some more functionality to the mix, along with plenty of bug fixes.