Siri

Infighting Between iCloud and Siri Teams Slowing Steps to Adopt In-House Cloud Infrastructure

Infighting Between iCloud and Siri Teams Slowing Steps to Adopt In-House Cloud Infrastructure

Apple has plans, according to unofficial reports, to adopt its own in-house cloud infrastructure and move away from third-party options, but those efforts are apparently being slowed by in-house conflict.

Apple to Pay Out $24.9 Million Over Siri Patent Infringement Settlement

Apple to Pay Out $24.9 Million Over Siri Patent Infringement Settlement

In a long-running patent lawsuit with Dynamic Advances over Siri, Apple will ultimately end up paying a relatively large sum of money.

Siri Can’t Tell You if Jon Snow from ‘Game of Thrones’ is Dead or Not

Siri Can’t Tell You if Jon Snow from ‘Game of Thrones’ is Dead or Not

Siri is no stranger when it comes to being helpful, or at least giving it her best shot. For fans of the series Game of Thrones, her efforts may all be in vein when it comes to one question in particular.

Apple Publishes Behind-the-Scenes Look at iPhone 6s Siri Ad Starring Cookie Monster

Apple Publishes Behind-the-Scenes Look at iPhone 6s Siri Ad Starring Cookie Monster

Last month, Apple released an ad that meant to show off the functionality of always-on “Hey, Siri,” feature in the iPhone 6s. It also starred Cookie Monster.

Apple has Fixed the Lockscreen Bug that Allowed Anyone to Bypass Passcode to Access Photos & Contacts

Apple has Fixed the Lockscreen Bug that Allowed Anyone to Bypass Passcode to Access Photos & Contacts

A vulnerability discovered in Siri last night has been patched by Apple through a server-side update. The vulnerability made it possible to access photos and contacts on a locked iPhone running iOS 9.3.1. This was done by asking Siri to do a Twitter search and then when a contact info came up, the virtual assistant would end up giving complete access to Photos and Contact data to anyone.

Siri Can Answer Even More of Your Baseball Questions Just in Time for Opening Day

Siri Can Answer Even More of Your Baseball Questions Just in Time for Opening Day

For many Major League Baseball teams, it’s Opening Day, which means the brand new season is about to get underway. Just in time for the first pitches, Siri‘s baseball knowledge has expanded in a big way.

SoundHound’s new Hound app is a digital personal assistant that gets down to the details

SoundHound’s new Hound app is a digital personal assistant that gets down to the details

Ever since Apple launched Siri, other digital personal assistants have cropped up pretty regularly. A newcomer looks to shake things up, though.

Siri for Mac said to be tentpole feature in upcoming OS X 10.12

Siri for Mac said to be tentpole feature in upcoming OS X 10.12

While OS X 10.11.4 is still in its beta stages, looking ahead has some promising new features lined up, if a new report is to be believed.

How to quickly enable Low Power mode on your iPhone

How to quickly enable Low Power mode on your iPhone

If only there were a way to enable low power mode for humans. Low Power Mode was introduced in iOS 9 and was met with a virtual round of applause from all iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch users. Basically, Low Power Mode temporarily reduces power consumption by turning off or reducing mail fetch, background app refresh, automatic downloads, and some visual effects.

How to silence Siri with the Mute Switch on your iPhone

How to silence Siri with the Mute Switch on your iPhone

Maybe if Siri was voiced by Scarlett Johansson, like the wonderful operating system featured in the film, Her,¬†you would never want to mute her. But given Siri’s sometimes unnecessary and repetitive prompts, there may come a time when you would want to silence her, immediately. Sorry, Siri, it is nothing personal. If you have ever set a reminder at work or even a timer, the Siri response can really travel in a quiet room. So, if you want to quickly mute Siri without completely disabling her voice feedback, keep on reading.¬†