Apple Makes Siri Sound More Natural

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We are all aware of Siri, and her voice. Siri is the virtual personal assistant, which is a part of iDevices and which answers your query in her robotic voice. However, Apple is now using artificial intelligence to upgrade Siri’s voice. Before the final launch of Apple iOS 11, there will be a significant change in the voice of Siri as compared to the previous softwares. It will sound more human and you can  actually compare the difference once you hear the new voice of Siri. Read More

SoundHound’s New App To Compete With Siri

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Google’s recent annual developers conference has proved just how much it focuses on its digital assistant and artificial intelligence. The goal in the technology world is to make a device think. Keeping in line with the ambition, SoundHound has launched a new App which could prove to be a competition for Google, Apple and Microsoft. The recently launched App dubbed “Hound” will come in direct competition with Cortana by Microsoft, Google Now and Apple’s Siri. Read More

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Where’s That Setting In iOS 8?

iOS 8It’s been three months since iOS 8 was released and we have all had time to play with the new operating system. While it has brought with it exciting new features, there are some settings which seem to have either disappeared or need additional set-up to work. If you have been unable to find an existing setting or make a new feature work then worry not, TheAppleGoogle is here to help. Read More

Apple Hiring Siri Engineers To Expand Language Support

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As Apple prepares for the launch of iOS 8 and other Apple products across the globe during September this year, it plans to also update Siri with a wide range of language support to act as a perfect virtual assistant people of any dialect can depend on. Apple Jobs page has listed a number of openings for Siri Language Engineers who are “highly motivated and an expert in foreign languages with strong software development skills.” Read More

How To Make The Most Of Siri

siriSiri, the digital assistant on iPhone, can be a very powerful and useful tool. However, it takes a little bit of time not just to get used to it but also to understand the many different ways that it can make our day to day lives easier. One thing that most people don’t know is that the more you use Siri the better it understands you. It learns the accent and nuances of your voice and is therefore more able to help you. From sending emails to getting directions, here are 10 ways to make the most of Siri. Read More

Apple’s Podcast App Gets Support For Siri And CarPlay

podcastsThe new update for Apple’s Podcast App allows users to use voice command for Podcasts using Siri integration. It also supports the new CarPlay mode for in-vehicle entertainment systems using either the physical or touchscreen console controls. Simple voice controls like “Play Podcasts” to start playing the list or just naming the Pod with the prefix “Play” would play the Pod or Station labeled accordingly. This hands free option is good during the in vehicle operation and supplements the latest launch – CarPlay. It gives podcasts a reach to car infotainment system that iOS 7 now offers through CarPlay. Read More

Here’s How Siri Works

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With Siri getting asked hundreds of thousands of questions everyday, it must take a lot of computer processing, considering it has to make out the words from different accents across the globe, analyze it, process it, and then return a witty and appropriate response, all in ~2 seconds. Read More