Siri, the digital personal assistant that made her debut on an iPhone, has been the source of countless emulation ever since. For those who might be interested in how it all started, who better to hear it from than the creator himself?
UntetheredHeySiri: Jailbreak tweak lets you use ‘Hey Siri’ hands-free activation without being plugged in
Apple added a really useful feature to Siri, that lets you activate it hands-free just by saying “Hey Siri.” The feature sadly works only when your device is plugged in.
Siri gained the ability to identify songs by listening to them in iOS 8. What went relatively unnoticed was that iOS stores a history of all the songs recognised, that you can see.
A new study finds hands-free Siri interaction results in highest levels of distraction while driving
Before CarPlay was announced, and even before it becomes a standard utility in some cars coming off the assembly line, using our smartphones in cars usually meant we had to directly interact with them in some way or another. According to a new report, Siri’s hands-free solution is still quite distracting while you’re driving.