Tag Archive: Siri


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 ›

New Apple TV with Apps & Siri Coming in June

Apple is planning on releasing an all new Apple TV set-top box this summer, according to a report from Buzzfeed. The new Apple TV is said to feature a redesign, all new hardware components, an App Store, and Siri. Updates to the device will apparently include significantly larger internal storage capacity, presumably to accommodate app … Read More

Siri and App Store will make Apple TV a game-changer

A new Apple TV set-top box is set to arrive this summer at Apple’s World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC), according to a report, citing sources familiar with the situation. Sources claim the upgrade will represent a much-needed “significant overhaul” of… Read more ›

Want to quickly make an iTunes Gift Card purchase? Just ask Siri. Yes, really. Siri, our very own personal assistant that lives on modern iPhones and iPads, can assist in the purchase of gift cards from the iTunes Store and App Stores, and even the Apple Store itself, at least kind of (more on that … Read More [Read More…]

Want to quickly make an iTunes Gift Card purchase? Just ask Siri. Yes, really. Siri, our very own personal assistant that lives on modern iPhones and iPads, can assist in the purchase of gift cards from the iTunes Store and App Stores, and even the Apple Store itself, at least kind of (more on that … Read More

Siri speaks 7 new languages in iOS 8.3

Apple’s second iOS 8.3 beta, which was pushed out to registered developers on Monday ahead of a public release later this year, enables Siri to speak seven new languages, testers have found. It also brings more performance improvements for older iOS devices… Read more ›

Siri lets you relive your audio misadventures

iOS 8 includes Shazam — a magical technology that gives your iPhone the power to listen to a song and tell you what it is. In the car, at a movie theater, or even at a crowded bar, you can… Read more ›