Tag Archive | "Siri"

Mac 512K talks to Siri, requests directory listing and files [Video]

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

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The Mac 512K was the second Mac released by Apple, hitting store shelves all the way back in September, 1984 for the low low price of $2795. 29 years later, and some folks, believe it or not, still have working Mac 512Ks up and running. Not only that, but one enterprising user decided to have [...]

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Apple looking for Siri Writer to make Siri a “distinct, recognizable character”

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

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Well just look at what Apple is up to these days on the Siri front. A recent job posting from Apple on LinkedIn reveals that the company is looking for someone with writing skills to jazz up Siri’s dialogue. We’re looking for a uniquely creative individual to help us evolve and enrich Siri, our virtual [...]

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Apple spares no details when it comes to Mac dictation

Saturday, November 24, 2012

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In that it turns the Macs fans off. Nifty.

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Apple looking to add language support for Siri

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

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A new job posting on Apple indicates that everyone’s favorite purveyor of fruit based products is looking to add some language chops to Siri’s arsenal. Specifically, the job listing is for a 6-month internship in Cupertino and is specifically designed for folks looking to help deliver Siri to other parts of the world. The languages [...]

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With upcoming iOS 6.1 update, Siri will be able to purchase movie tickets via Fandago

Monday, November 5, 2012

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9to5Mac reports that the impending release of iOS 6.1 will bring with it a new Siri feature – namely the ability to purchase movie tickets via Fandago. To purchase movie tickets, a user simply needs to ask their iOS device to buy tickets for a certain movie. When a user asks for movie tickets for [...]

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Apple Siri ad with Martin Scorsese

Saturday, July 28, 2012

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Not sure how I’m feeling about these Siri ads. Does anyone really use Siri like this? Does the notion of talking to Siri like a real person really get people going?

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Siri coming to the iPad with iOS 6

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

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9to5Mac reports: Come this fall, people will start talking to their iPads. Apple’s breakthrough Siri Assistant, based on an incredible artificial-intelligence system, will no longer be exclusive to users of the popular iPhone 4S. According to trusted sources, one of the tentpole iOS 6 features is Siri support on the iPad. Not just the Voice [...]

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iOS 6, Google Maps, and Siri for iPad

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

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Following up on 9to5Mac’s scoop regarding a revamped and Google-less Maps app in iOS 6, All Things D corroborated the report, with one source in particular intimating that the 3D maps functionality in iOS 6 will “blow your head off”. To this end, MG Siegler was able to confirm with his own sources that Apple [...]

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Siri gone wild! Claims the Nokia Lumia 900 4G is the best smartphone ever

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

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Oh Siri, you precocious little whippersnapper, what kind of nonsense are you trying to pull? Are the new iPhone ads, featuring Samuel L. Jackson and Zooey Deschanel, going to your head? What are we to make of your latest transgression? The Next Web reports that some users who ask Siri what the best smarthone ever [...]

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Henry Blodget has no idea what he’s talking about when it comes to Apple

Monday, April 23, 2012

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You might say this has been a long time coming, what with Henry Blodget’s steady stream of ill-informed posts coupled with shoddy, second-rate analysis. The most recent example isn’t the most egregious, but it’s the most recent, so here we go. A few days ago, Blodget wrote that Apple may really be in trouble. Despite [...]

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Samuel L. Jackson and Zooey Deschanel star in new Siri ads [Video]

Monday, April 16, 2012

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The man who got the damn snakes off a plane and who expertly played Jules Winnfield in Pulp Fiction has settled down a tad. Yep, Samuel L Jackson can now be seen using Siri to help plan a date night for an oh so special lady. The following commercial is a Verizon production, but it’s interesting [...]

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Another moron files a Siri class action suit

Friday, March 30, 2012

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Yet another moron has filed a class action suit against Apple over Siri and it’s apparent inability to work as advertised. For me, Siri works fine, and I wonder why people choose to sue rather than return a device that doesn’t work as expected. The new suit, filed in a U.S. District Court by a [...]

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