Tag Archive: Recognition


How to Merge Faces in iOS Photos & Improve Facial Recognition

One of the many new features in iOS 10 is facial recognition software, which automatically scans every photo on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, determines what is a person, who has a unique face, and then automatically sorts those pictures into a “People” photos album for each unique face. The face recognition aspect of … Read More

Improve “Hey Siri” on iPhone by Re-Training Voice Recognition

Having Hey Siri enabled for hands-free activation of the virtual assistant is undoubtedly useful, but sometimes you may find that Siri doesn’t always respond on the iPhone. Conversely, sometimes you may experience Hey Siri activating out of the blue seemingly unsolicited. Both of these issues are usually a result of Siri not recognizing your voice … Read More

Microsoft’s new Lumia phones boast facial recognition, liquid cooling

Microsoft hopes to tempt you away from Android and iOS with a pair of flagship smartphones that boast built-in facial recognition and liquid cooling. The Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL scan your eyes instead of your fingerprints for lightning-fast unlocking, and they’re the first smartphones on the market powered by Windows 10. Microsoft’s new devices, which were announced […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Egg freckles? Apple is working on handwriting recognition for iPad Pro

Steve Jobs may have been adamant that the iPad would never ship with a stylus, but more and more evidence is mounting that the upcoming 12.9-inch iPad Pro will do exactly that. Today, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office published…Read more ›

Apple patent puts a twist on facial recognition unlocking

Apple is looking to up its selfie game in a new patent awarded to the company by the United States Patent and Trademark Offices today. The new patent would allow iPhone and iPad users to unlock their devices by simply…Read more ›

Last chance to get Dragon Dictate for Mac 4, the world’s #1 speech recognition software [Deals]

“A keyboard? How quaint,” said Scotty, the USS Enterprise’s Chief Engineer, when it was suggested he use a keyboard instead of voicing commands to a computer. How quaint indeed. Now, with Dragon Dictate for Mac 4, you can give your…Read more ›

Shazam unleashes new always-on music recognition app for Mac

Song recognition service Shazam has launched a cool new Mac app. Called, originally, Shazam for Mac, the always-on app lives in your Mac’s menu bar, and offers some neat features. Constantly listening for songs to identify, Shazam for Mac springs…Read more ›

iOS 7.1.1 Is Now Available With Improved Touch ID Recognition

It’s been over a month since Apple released its beefy iOS 7.1 update but iPhone and iPad users can now update to iOS 7.1.1 which was just made available this morning. The new update comes with a number of bug…Read more ›

Apple’s Facial Recognition Technology Could Create A Virtual You [Patent]

Remember that recent story about Apple’s lack of racially diverse emojis? A patent, published Tuesday, may solve some of those problems by promising Automatic Avatar Creation for Apple users — literally putting a virtual “you” inside your Apple device. The…Read more ›

Apple’s Facial Recognition Technology Could Create A Virtual You [Patent]

Remember that recent story about Apple’s lack of racially diverse emojis? A patent, published Tuesday, may solve some of those problems by promising Automatic Avatar Creation for Apple users — literally putting a virtual “you” inside your Apple device. The…Read more ›