Siri just got better with iOS 9

Apple has introduced the next version of iOS – iOS 9. The latest version of the software comes with new features and enhancements. One of which is a better Siri. Here’s all you need to know about the new Siri, according to Apple: A smarter way to do justabout everything. Now Siri can search a […]

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 New Nokia Lumia 635 Valentine’s Day ads talks about Cortana – takes a jab at Siri

Microsoft has launched two new Valentine’s Day ads, which promotes its entry-level Nokia Lumia 635. The ads focus on its virtual personal assistant Cortana and at the same time takes a jab at Apple’s Siri. In the first ad, a guy talks about breaking up. He says, “It’s hard. One day I just had enough. […]

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 Virtual assistants go through 50 voice commands in videos

Want to know which virtual assistant (Microsoft’s Cortana, Apple’s Siri, and Google’s Google Voice) is better? Watch the three videos on YouTube uploaded by PhoneBuff. The videos make the assistants go through 50 voice commands. Here are the videos: [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hvxuV78xtDw&w=640&h=360] [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2vT0AWDq3DE&w=640&h=360] [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MtwVQhEXCcc&w=640&h=360] Which virtual assistant do you think is better? Is it […]

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 Accused killer asks Siri where to dump body of his roommate

According to a report, and accused killer has asked Siri on his iPhone where to dump his roommate’s body. The news comes to us courtesy of KIRO TV. According to the report, the prosecution presented evidence showing that accused murderer Pedro Bravo asked Siri on his iPhone 5, “I need to hide my roommate,” after […]

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 Apple replacing Siri’s engine Nuance with one that’s built in-house?

Back in June, the Wall Street Journal reported that Nuance, the engine that powers Apple’s virtual personal assistant Siri, was considering selling to either Apple or Samsung. It seems, however, that Apple will no longer need Nuance, as the Cupertino firm is reportedly building a new engine for Siri in-house. The news comes to us […]

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 Siri to soon speak 9 more languages?

Apple is looking for “Siri Language Engineers” that will allow the virtual personal assistant to speak and understand 9 more languages, including Arabic, Brazilian Portuguese, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, and Russian, MacRumors reports. Currently, Siri speaks and understands English (US, UK, Australia, Canada), Spanish (US, Spain, Mexico), Chinese (China-Mandarin, Hong Kong-Cantonese, Taiwan-Mandarin), French […]

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 Nuance that powers Siri to be purchased by Samsung?

Nuance Communications, developer of speech-recognition software that powers popular applications such as Samsung’s S Voice and Apple’s Siri, is reportedly going to be sold to a tech giant. That tech giant is none other than the Korean tech giant Samsung. The news comes to us courtesy of Wall Street Journal. According to the business news […]

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 Siri can give hackers access to some of your contacts

Apple rolled out iOS 7.1.1, which comes with a number of security updates. However, it also allows hackers to access some of your contacts if ever they get to your iPhone 5S. The process was demonstrated by Egyptian neurosurgeon and hacker Sherif Hashim in a video. Hit play below to watch the video. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6cHZBk-eKps&w=472&h=295] Of […]

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 Cortana explained by Microsoft in short funny videos

Recently at its BUILD 2014 conference, Microsoft officially announced Windows Phone 8.1 and its new features. However, there was one feature that stood out among the rest. This is Cortana, the software giant’s answer to Siri. To explain more about its digital personal assistant, Microsoft posted a number of short funny videos on its YouTube […]

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