You can now ask Siri for lyrics to your favorite songs

You can now ask Siri for lyrics to your favorite songs

Wolfram Alpha recently announced the addition of song lyrics to its powerful search engine, and Siri, piggybacking on the service, can now show you lyrics for your favorite songs in addition to the all the other cool things it can do.

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The Simpsons poke fun at Siri [Video]

The Simpsons poke fun at Siri [Video]

Siri, the personal assistant included in every iOS device, has received quite a lot of criticism for being unreliable, inaccurate and functionally limited. And although the service has improved quite a lot with iOS 7, the latest episode of The Simpsons aired this Sunday mocks Siri’s voice recognition and reliability.

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Pokémon fans: Use Siri to turn your iPhone into a Real-Life Pokédex

Pokémon fans: Use Siri to turn your iPhone into a Real-Life Pokédex

Wolfram Alpha today announced that it added information about 649 Pokémon to its database, which can be queried by users. If you’re a Pokémon fan, you’ll be happy to know that this information is accessible via Siri as well, so your iOS device is now also a real-life Pokédex.

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Susan Bennett: The real voice of Siri

Susan Bennett: The real voice of Siri

Siri, that personal assistant in each and every iPhone (4S and above), is actually a real person, not some computer generated piece of code. The team at CNN did some digging out, and they discovered that the real Siri isn’t Allison Dufty, as The Verge reported last month, it’s actually a woman from the Atlanta area known as Susan Bennett. She did some voice work in 2005 for a company called GM Voices. GM Voices then worked with ScanSoft, who added Susan’s voice in their database, a database that Apple then used to generate Siri.

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Siri can flip a coin, and also roll the dice

Siri can flip a coin, and also roll the dice

You can use Siri for tons of things and Apple has added even more features to it in iOS 7, but I’m sure many of you didn’t know it could also do this.

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How to use Siri to access App Settings in iOS 7 [Video]

How to use Siri to access App Settings in iOS 7 [Video]

One of the coolest Siri features in iOS 7 is the ability to turn on or turn off settings and features using voice commands.

However, one Siri features that has gone unnoticed is the ability to open Settings panel for app using voice commands.

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Get to know Siri in iOS 7 [Video]

Get to know Siri in iOS 7 [Video]

Apple launched Siri, the virtual assistant feature in 2011 with the launch of iPhone 4S. Since then it has been constantly tweaking the virtual assistant to make it smarter, and more reliable.

In iOS 6, Apple introduced a number of improvements to Siri such as the ability to respond to your sports, restaurants and movie related queries, give you turn-by-turn directions, open apps and update your status on Facebook and Twitter.

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Top Five Reasons to Install iOS 7 on your iOS device

Top Five Reasons to Install iOS 7 on your iOS device

Apple unveiled iOS 7 back in June at WWDC 2013, and the update is rolling out  to the public on Wednesday, September 18th. You’ve heard about all the new features and even may have watched the keynote introduction and the overview videos. Some have called it the biggest change to the iPhone since the iPhone, but you still may not be sold on the update. If you are still on the fence about installing iOS 7, here are five reasons to install the update onto your device.

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Siri will be out of beta when iOS 7 is released

Siri will be out of beta when iOS 7 is released

Apple launched Siri, its intelligent personal assistant feature in 2011. It was initially available only on iPhone 4s, but since then Apple has added available on iOS devices such as iPhone 5, iPod touch 5, iPad 4 and iPad mini that were launched last year and the new iPhones launched this week.

After the initial hype, Siri has been tagged as a gimmicky feature as it came with limited support for languages, was quite slow to respond, and did not work occasionally due to server issues.

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Donna your Personal iPhone Assistant [Review]

Donna your Personal iPhone Assistant [Review]

Miss the days of a beautiful personal assistant?  Whether it is the momentous Money Penny from James Bond or the joyous Joan Harris from Madmen, every person wants a personable person to help them.  Enter “Donna” the iPhone personal digital assistant.  She integrates your location, destination and travel method to keep you on schedule.

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