How To Turn On Hey Siri On Your iPhone with iOS 8

iOS 8 testing expands as a rumor points to a new Siri feature and a hack shows the full potential of Siri.

Over the last few years, the way we feel comfortable interacting with our video game consoles, cars and smartphones has changed. Pushing buttons and touching screens is still the most reliable way to get at information on the go, but increasingly we all seem to be relying more on voice activation and actions to get […]

Siri Mac Support Teased in New Apple Patent

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Siri has become a staple on iOS devices, but soon it could be coming Mac to give OS X users the same conveniences, according to a new patent application. OS X already has a nifty dictation feature where you can talk out and loud and your Mac will convert it to text. However, it could […]

Cortana Windows Phone Ad Shows Everything Siri & the iPhone Can’t Do

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It’s been a longtime since any smartphone running Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system could be considered a legitimate iPhone 5s alternative. With Windows Phone 8.1 Microsoft smartly added a ton of features and now it’s showing one of the most important ones off in the new Siri vs. Cortana ad. In the commercial Microsoft pits […]

3 iOS 7 Cydia Tweaks to Improve Siri

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Siri is a nifty tool for iPhone and iPad users, but you can make it even better if your device is jailbroken. Here are three iOS 7 Cydia tweaks that improve Apple’s digital personal assistant. Hot on the heels of an iOS 7.1.2 jailbreak, we decided to discuss some jailbreak tweaks that iPhone and iPad users […]

How to Use Siri

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Siri is Apple’s voice recognition personal assistant on iPhone and iPad that allows users to execute commands by voice. We’ll be showing you how to use Siri, how to customize it, and how to get the most out of the virtual personal assistant. Siri first debuted in 2011 with the release of the iPhone 4s […]

Apple TV Siri Support in the Works to Take On Fire TV Voice Search

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The Apple TV may be adding support for Siri in a future hardware refresh, thanks to some code found in the software development kit of iOS 7.1, first spotted by Pierre Blazquez. The file that the code was found in deals with Assistant, which is Apple’s internal name for Siri. The UIDeviceFamily array in the code […]

How to Use Siri to Control Spotify, Nest and More

Siri appears to be faster, possibly pointing to a stealthy Siri upgrade by Apple.

A new tweak for the iPhone and iPad, called GoogolPlex, adds a ton of new functionality and commands to Siri, and it’s possible without the need for jailbreaking your iOS device, which is impossible to begin with if you’re iPhone or iPad is running the latest iOS 7.1 update. Normally the only way to add […]

iOS 8 Testing Expands as Rumors Point to New Siri Features

iOS 8 testing expands as a rumor points to a new Siri feature and a hack shows the full potential of Siri.

Apple is working on iOS 8 for a Summer WWDC 2014 reveal according to multiple reports and a new series of leaks point to extended iOS 8 testing and the ability to use Siri to figure out what song is playing — and then buy it in iTunes. While it looks like the iOS 8 Siri […]

iOS 8: Apple Bought the Key to a Better Siri

Apple could use a new purchase to deliver a better Siri in iOS 8 this year.

With the iOS 8 release this fall Apple may be prepared to deliver a vastly improved series experience on the iPhone and iPad. A new report shows that Apple recently purchased a speech recognition company, and the founders and speech recognition experts are now working for Apple. iOS 8 is an updated version of the […]

41 Siri Tips, Tricks and Hidden Features

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Siri is a big part of iOS 7, but many iPhone and iPad owners don’t know everything that the personal assistant is capable of. After using Siri for a few year’s we discovered a collection of hidden Siri features as well as a number of Siri tips and tricks that only come to light when […]

Will This new Windows Phone Feature Poach iPhone Users?

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Launched with the iPhone 4s, Apple’s Siri personal assistant has since become in icon in its own right. Boasting a personality that’s both playful and charming while providing users with the information that they need to know has made the voice-activate assistant so popular that’s it has become  a cultural icon with its own spoofs […]

10 iPad Settings to Change Today for a Better Experience

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When an iPad buyer gets their wonderful iPad mini or iPad Air home, they might eventually make their way to the iPad Settings screen and change a few things for a better experience. We wanted to share a few Settings that people usually don’t consider. Before continuing, connect the iPad to a computer via a […]

Yahoo & More: Why Apple Should Be Worried for Siri’s Safety

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When Apple launched Siri, the voice-controlled personal assistant that comes included on the iPhone and iPad, it had no competition, easily allowing the company to charge ahead of its rivals in the natural user interface market. Now with new video detailing a secret Yahoo project to create its own Siri-like app, it’s clear that Apple […]

Mobile Home Brings Siri to Auto Hands Free Systems

Mobile Home for Siri and auto hands free systems

Using Siri through a car’s hands free Bluetooth system only works well with cars that support it. Enter the Mobile Home, not a cheap trailer house susceptible to high winds, but a device that connects to an iPhone via Bluetooth that adds Siri functionality to a car’s hands free system. Car owners can buy aftermarket […]

Apple Siri Dock Patent Would Pit Siri Against Xbox One

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Apple, who seems to patent every idea their engineers think about, applied for an Apple Siri dock patent that would potentially bring Siri to the living room through a device called a “smart dock”. The dock would continuously listen for a user’s voice commands, like the Xbox Kinect that comes with the new Xbox One. […]

Steeri is The Driverless Car We All Think Might Happen

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It’s a very cold weekend in most parts of the U.S. so perhaps a little satirical humor will offer some warmth. Even better, the target of the satire is a favorite for many, and that’s Apple’s Siri. Well, actually it isn’t Siri. It’s Steeri. The very funny folks at the Smart Department have produced a […]

Honda Debuts Siri Eyes Free, HERE Connected Maps in 2014 Civic

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Auto-maker Honda is bringing a more connected experience to its 2014 Civic thanks to the introduction of new features, such as integration of Apple’s Siri Eyes Free as well as Nokia’s HERE connected maps. The technologies are appearing as Honday Display Audio and HondaLink inside the cars, and the automaker says that “together these technologies […]

Google Search Update Brings a Smarter Google Now

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Last week reports suggested Google was preparing to update the Search and Google Now app for Android with a serious overhaul and additional features. Today this update arrived right on schedule, rolling out late last night to Android devices, and users can now expect a smarter and more chatty experience. Google Now is already one […]

Google Now Voice Search to Get Smarter and More Chatty Next Week

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A rumored planned upgrade to Google Search, which powers Google Now on Android, will give the digital voice assistant app a more conversationalist approach a la Siri. According to Wired writer Matthew Honan in his review of the Nexus 5, the added voice and speech features of Google Search and Google Now will be arriving on […]