Tag "Siri"

Apple to fix bug that lets Siri read hidden notifications

By : CIOL Writers

Apple has promised to fix the Siri bug which allowed the digital assistant to read aloud hidden lock screen notifications from many apps on iPhones. Acknowledging the issue, Apple in a statement to MacRumors, said, “We are aware of the issue

Voice interfaces start crawling into the enterprises

Soma Tah Until last year, voice technology has not seen a widespread adoption because of its failings in one important aspect, i.e. speech recognition. But thanks to the advancement in Natural Language Processing(NLP) and speech recognition systems in the past couple of

You can now have Siri-powered news podcast with the latest iOS beta

By : CIOL Writers

If you are a lazy person who likes to get their cup of tea and news in their bed, there’s a good news for you. Apple has enhanced Siri’s features in the latest iOS 11.2.5 beta with the ability to

iOS head Craig Federighi officially takes over Siri from Eddy Cue

By : CIOL Writers

In an executive reshuffling of sorts, Apple has transferred the charge of its voice assistant- Siri from services chief Eddy Cue to operating systems chief Craig Federighi, an indication that iPhone-maker is looking to embed its voice assistant more deeply into both platforms. Though the change

Ikea’s smart light bulbs will now take commands from Alexa, Siri and Google Assistant

By : CIOL Writers

Remote-control or app-control lightning will soon be a thing of past as Ikea’s new smart light bulbs will now take voice commands from the likes of Siri, Alexa and Google Assistant. Powered by Digital Assistants Announcing the new line of

Apple’s Echo competitor with Siri could be launched at WWDC 2017

By : CIOL Writers

Apple, reportedly, is working on a Siri-based smart home device with a speaker that could be launched as early as this WWDC. That’s according to Sonny Dickson, who claims that Apple is currently in the process of finalising the speaker’s

Besides Siri, iPhone users can now also use Alexa’s services

By : CIOL Writers

Siri is getting a new roomie, Alexa. Yes, now iPhone users would not only be availing the services of the intelligent virtual assistant, Siri but could also use Amazon’s app with its digital voice assistant, Alexa. Though Siri will be the

Apple hires a University professor working on AI to fix Siri

By : CIOL Writers

Artificial Intelligence and machine learning have become the primary focus of the tech industry with almost every company investing in this future of technology. After Samsung’s recent acquisition of AI startup, Viv, Apple has also made a big move in

Ola to use customer data to improve user experience

By : CIOL Writers

After rolling out its latest update for iOS 10 that includes Siri and Apple Maps integration, Ola has unveiled another set of new technology solutions to further improve the user experience. The cab aggregator is using maps, geo-tagging and vast

iPhone users, now Siri can book Ola cab for you!

By : CIOL Writers

Using just their voice, iPhone and iPad users running iOS 10 can simply say, “Hey Siri, get me an Olacab” to book their next ride. Yes, you read it right. Now you can book an Ola cab with Siri, the

Microsoft acquires AI startup Genee that automatically schedule meetings

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Artificial Intelligence startups continue to be hot property in the market as Microsoft announced that it is acquiring automated calendaring service Genee. Genee, which launched in 2014, uses artificial intelligence to help automatically schedule meetings based on the participants’ schedules

Apple’s slew of OS and device improvements excite users

By : CIOL Writers

The passionate followers of Apple products are in for a real treat, as the company CEO Tim Cook announced at its recently concluded annual WWDC developer conference in San Francisco that the tenth version of iOS will be its biggest

Apple WWDC: No one is spared

By : Pratima Harigunani

SAN FRANCISCO: When people wait with bated breath for every word out of the keynote podium, and

Apple iOS 9.3.1 has a handy bug

By : CIOL Writers

iOS 9.3.1 was released by Apple Inc. specifically to fix some serious concerns with iOS 9.3.

Being a woman of colour in Tech Industry

By : CIOL Writers

Technology is for everyone. It sees all humanity as one. It doesn’t know it’s being handled

Siri updated to respond to sexual assaults

By : CIOL Writers

Last month, a research team under Adam S. Miner from Stanford University revealed that the built-in