Tag Archive: Siri


Tucked away in an assuming building in Cambridge, Massachusetts, a small Apple team has been working on the future of Siri. And that team is growing. A new report reveals that Apple is leasing a big new office and hiring away… Read more ›

Apple wants to teach Siri how to find your car

Find My iPhone has been invaluable at recovering lost Apple devices, but if you’re anything like me, keeping track of where you parked the car amid a sea of concrete and sedans is even harder than remembering where you dropped… Read more ›

Apple’s mega deal with IBM could give it a death grip on the enterprise market, but according to a report from The Information, Google’s Android team has been deep in talks with HP on ways it can push Android deeper… Read more ›

Alleged killer asked Siri where to stash body

A Florida man accused of killing his roommate allegedly asked Siri to help him find a hiding place for the body. “I need to hide my roommate,†20-year-old Pedro Bravo told Apple’s virtual assistant on the day Christian Aguilar was kidnapped and strangled… Read more ›

The brains behind Siri create an even smarter AI

In some ways Siri today is a little bit like the Macintosh circa 1984: everyone realizes the potential, but the technology is not yet as good as it could be. With that in mind, several of the creators of Siri… Read more ›

Whether you’re waiting for your favorite show to come on TV, some wet paint to dry, or that chicken parmesan to finish cooking in the oven, we all need to use a countdown for helping us wait for something throughout regular life. Fortunately, the iPhone and iPad has such a feature built right in, and … Read More

Siri could be on its way to your Mac desktop

I use OS X’s Dictation feature all the time while I’m working, but a new patent application published Thursday suggests that Apple’s looking to go much further when it comes to having users talk to their Macs. The Intelligent Digital Assistant In A… Read more ›

Meet OOLOO, the Siri alternative powered by people

While everyone’s focused on which virtual assistant can provide the best automated response, the company behind storage solution iDrive has come up with a different idea: Why not hand the job over to humans? Asking if users are “tired of… Read more ›

Cortana makes Siri look silly in new Windows Phone ad

Apple may be going harder than ever, while Microsoft is having to lay off 18,000 of its employees, but the Redmond, WA company is still intent on bragging about its “superiority” over Apple. Taking a page out of the Samsung… Read more ›

Apple’s Siri virtual assistant is getting better all the time, but Google Now still takes the biscuit, according to Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster. Munster ran both virtual assistants through a battery of tests, and shared the results in a… Read more ›