Leaked HTC Endeavor ROM Reveals HTC-Made Siri Competitor

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HTC may be taking on Apple outside of court as well by introducing a Siri competitor to bring a better voice and speech recognition engine called HTC Speak. Mention of HTC Speak was seen as part of a leaked ROM for the forthcoming HTC Endeavor smartphone, which was previously rumored to be called the HTC […]

Why the iPad 3 Will Have Siri

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Apple is poised to announce the iPad 3 in early March. While there is plenty of speculation about the specs and the design of the next iPad, there has been little talk about the inclusion of Siri on the iPad 3. Siri is Apple’s assistant app that launched in October 2011 for the iPhone 4S. […]

Why the iPhone 4 Will Never Have Siri

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The iPhone 4S launched in October with the Apple A5 processor and Apple’s new digital assistant Siri. There was much speculation about why Apple didn’t include Siri on the iPhone 4, which was updated to iOS 5 at the same time. My original thought was Apple wanted to create price discrimination among the product line. […]

Big Bang Theory Reveals the Truth about Siri and Relationships

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Siri helped Apple sell 37 million iPhones last quarter, and now it’s helping everyone’s shy scientist, Rajesh Koothrappali, get a date. If you caught The Big Bang Theory last night, you were treated to a hilarious look at the truth behind Siri and relationships. I’m not talking about setting up releationships with your contacts, but […]

Launch Apps and Change Settings with Siri and SiriToggles on iPhone 4S

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If there was anything keeping you from jailbreaking your iPhone 4S, SiriToggles might break your resolve. SiriToggles is a free app that lets you use Siri to control your iPhone 4S settings and launch apps. Essentially, this is the Siri you wanted from Apple, but like always the hackers deliver it first. In order to […]

Siri Works on a Jailbroken iPhone 4S

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To say Apple isn’t a fan of jailbroken iPhones an iPads is an understatement. Now that you can Jailbreak the iPhone 4S, may people are asking if Apple has cut off access to Siri on jailbroken iPhone 4S devices. While some apps take steps to prevent jailbroken iPhones from using their services, such as the Time […]

Spotify Claims Siri Integration, Sign of Siri Features to Come in iOS 5.1?

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We all know Siri as the sometimes helpful personal assistant that can schedule meetings, call your spouse and text your BFF, but unless you use the integrated iTunes app she falls short in helping out in the entertainment department. That is unless you are the CEO of Spotify, a music streaming service with a collection of mobile apps — including one that the […]

Review: 10 Reasons the iPhone 4s is Better Than the Galaxy Nexus

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The iPhone 4S is one of the best smartphones of the year, and for the first time it is going up against an incredibly capable phone — the Galaxy Nexus. The iPhone 4S didn’t bring a radical design change, but thanks to many improvements in hardware, a new version of iOS and a thriving ecosystem, […]

Spire Ports Siri to Older Jailbroken iPhones

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Developers are now making it easy for users of previous-generation jailbroken iPhones to join in on the popular voice personal assistant Siri, a feature that has so far only been available to iPhone 4S owners. Jailbroken devices can now head on to the Cydia app store (jailbreak required) to download the Spire app developed by […]

How to Set Up Your New iPhone

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The holidays are here and you know what that means? A lot of you will be the proud new owners of a new iPhone from Apple. For some of you, this will be your first experience with iOS and the iPhone. Others may be coming back from another operating system or just be plain old […]

Grading My 2011 Predictions

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It’s the end of the year and its time for wrap-ups, predictions and more crystal ball gazing than you can shake a branch of holly at. As usual before I make any predictions for 2012, I go back and grade my predictions for the this year now ending. The one thing that is predictable as […]

Siri Could be Coming to iPhone 4 Thanks to Apple Goof

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Since the iPhone 4S is essentially the iPhone 4 with Siri, users have been looking for ways to port the new feature to the older hardware. Up to this point efforts have violated copyright and been impractical. Thanks to what can only be a mistake on the part of Apple, this may no longer be true. […]

Siri Can Now Help You Shop at Best Buy

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Have you ever wanted Siri to help you shop for your loved ones? Well, it appears that that day has arrived as the personal assistant, found on Apple’s iPhone 4S, can now help you find products and deals at Best Buy. In fact, you can now browse the retailer’s entire product catalog which boasts somewhere […]

Google Already Working on Siri Competitor for Android

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Apple’s personal voice assistant on iOS, Siri, has garnered a lot of buzz, for better or worse, since the release of the iPhone 4S, which is the device that the voice command software is available on. Since then, various developers have tried to replicate Siri’s success on Google’s open mobile OS Android with titles such […]

Doc Thinks Siri is As Dangerous as Drugs and Violent Video Games for Kids

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Looks like the cuckoo birds are flying around Siri lately. According to this Cult of Mac report, Dr. Keith Ablow, a psychologist thinks that Siri might be potentially as harmful to kids as recreational drugs and/or violent video games. In fact he calls it “toxic psychologically.” Here’s the relevant quote: But I believe that personifying […]

H1Siri Could Kill Your iPhone, Compromise Data

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By now, you’ve probably heard of H1Siri, a hack that allows you to put Siri on your jailbroken iPhone 4. This is exciting news for users who want access to the much-lauded personal assistant app found exclusively on the iPhone 4. But, like many things, this is too good to be true. The H1Siri hack […]