Ever since Apple launched Siri, other digital personal assistants have cropped up pretty regularly. A newcomer looks to shake things up, though.
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.
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.
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.
Six days ago, Apple released the first tvOS beta, for tvOS 9.1, and now an important new addition has been discovered in the software.
Apple has been building out support for Arabic within its software for quite some time, and now Siri is getting support as well.
Siri, Apple’s personal digital assistant, which is present on iOS, has plenty of functionality, but as far as artificial intelligence is concerned, Apple’s own culture could be slowing things down in a big way.
Apple launched Apple Music earlier this year, and, as such, Siri is uniquely tied to the music streaming service. Apparently, that’s not always a good thing, at least not for those not subscribed to the service.
A new study indicates that Siri is more distracting than Google Now, but less so than Cortana, while driving
Considering the fact that most drivers have access to a smartphone, especially while driving, studies crop up from time to time to indicate just how distracted drivers are.
It’s Wednesday, but more than that it’s October 21, 2015, which means it’s “Back to the Future Day.” If you’ve been anywhere near the internet since the beginning of the month, you were already fully aware of that, though.