Tag Archive: Siri


The battle between virtual assistants is about to hot up again as Microsoft Cortana prepares to go cross-platform to take on Siri and Google Now. The intelligent virtual assistant will be arriving on Android and iOS later this year, but you… Read more ›

The battle between virtual assistants is about to hot up again as Microsoft Cortana prepares to go cross-platform to take on Siri and Google Now. The intelligent virtual assistant will be arriving on Android and iOS later this year, but you… Read more ›

Get Details of Movie Showtimes from Siri and iPhone

Wondering what time a movie starts? Or maybe you want to see a movie tonight and you aren’t sure which one? Maybe you just want to see any movie at a specific time? As long as you have your iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch handy, you can get all sorts of movie showtime details by … Read More

What it would be like if Siri was actually your mom

Mother’s Day is quickly approaching, which means that annual 30-minute phone call with mom is just around the corner. For me, it’s borderline unbearable to talk on the phone that long, but the folks over at Daily Dot have imagined… Read more ›

Getting direction from a computer sucks, but that could soon change based on a new patent filed by Apple for “Humanized Navigation Instructions for Mapping Applications. Rather than receiving instructions from an emotion-less robot, Apple’s new patent would make Siri’s… Read more ›

Siri’s the O.G. (Original Gangsta) personal assistant, and she doesn’t like it when you confuse her with her upstart rivals from Google or Microsoft. The revelation was discovered by Twitter user and tech writer Danny Sullivan, who found that spurring his… Read more ›

Apple is now using a revamped, custom Apache Mesos scheduler to power its Siri search enquiries. Given the backronym J.A.R.V.I.S. — apparently standing for Just A Rather Very Intelligent Scheduler — Marvel movie fans will likely recognize the name as a geeky… Read more ›

After showing us how to use the Messages app, clock faces, and Digital Touch on the Apple Watch, more guided tours have been posted by Apple online. In its latest round of video tours, Apple takes a look at how… Read more ›

Did ‘bug’ cause Russian Siri to be homophobic?

Apple’s Russian version of Siri launched earlier this month, and while the presence of Apple’s virtual assistant in Russia is certainly welcome, its early bigoted views (apparently now fixed) are not. According to one YouTube user, Siri not only refused to… Read more ›

Apple released the third major update for iOS 8 today with the public launch of iOS 8.3, which brings a host of new features to iPhones and iPads. The iOS 8.3 update is available as an over-the-air update, or via… Read more ›