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  1. col.bris

    Welcome to Apple's all new Siri Shortcuts

    With iOS 12 Apple released an all-new App, called Shortcuts. This can be downloaded from the App store to your iPad or iPhone. The App includes a library of templates to get you started. Below is a summary from Apple support. Be free to share your shortcuts here, however, please note remove...
  2. K

    How to get Siri savvy to two voices?

    Yes I searched before posting and failed to find an answer. It's a simple question. Thanks in measure to J.A. I/we now have the latest (termed "6th generation"; what's that - iPad 4? ..no matter). So when my wife set up this, her new iPad, it collected a sample of her voice for Siri to...
  3. M

    Audio Expert Says That HomePod is an “Audiophile-Grade Speaker”

    It seems like Apple’s determination to focus primarily on HomePod’s sound over anything else has really paid off, as according to AppleInsider, one particular audio expert is hailing the newly released speaker as acoustical “witchcraft” and “100 percent an Audiophile-grade Speaker.” In one...
  4. M

    Siri Suggested Website Showing Wrong Result

    Hi All, 1) When I search for my brand name in safari browser either in ipad, it is showing "siri suggested website and showing reviewcentre.com site of my brand first instead of my homepage. 2) My site is for UK and it is happening in UK region only 3) I am aware of this - How to Prevent Apps...
  5. M

    First HomePod Hands-On Review Outlines Privacy Safeguards

    9to5 Mac writes that according to the first hands-on HomePod review from Refinery29, Apple’s smart speaker, which will be available to pre-order from tomorrow, not only looks great, it also sounds better than Google Home Max, Amazon Echo, and Sonos One. The Refinery29 article also touched on...
  6. M

    Apple’s HomePod is Out on February 9

    Apple finally announced today that its highly anticipated, Siri-powered smart speaker will be released on February 9 in the US, UK, and Australia, with pre-orders starting this Friday, January 26. It will also be available in France and Germany in the spring. Apple says that the 7-inchs-tall...
  7. M

    Apple’s HomePod to Launch Within the Next 4 to 6 Weeks

    9to5 Mac reports today that analysts at GBH Insights are saying that Apple’s HomePod smart speaker is finally due to launch within the next 4 to 6 weeks. However, GBH says that Apple faces an “uphill climb” in the crowded smart speaker field, for two reasons in particular. Firstly, GBH...
  8. M

    Apple Explains Machine Leaning Tech Behind Siri

    AppleInsider reports today on a post on Apple’s Machine Learning blog that details exactly what happens when you use the “Hey Siri” command with your iOS device. In particular, the blog post explains the role of the detector, which is a speech recognizer that is always listening out for the...
  9. M

    Apple Releases More iPhone 7 Ads Featuring The Rock

    Apple has today released several smaller videos featuring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Siri, following on from last month’s Top-3-trending YouTube mini movie, writes 9to5 Mac. Two of the new videos show certain sections of the main video designed to highlight particular Siri commands, such as...
  10. M

    The Rock and Siri Dominate the Internet in New Apple Ad

    When Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson announced yesterday via a fantastic movie poster that he had teamed up with Apple’s Siri there were certainly a few cynics around wondering if Apple had lost its mind, but it turns out that Apple knew exactly what it was doing, as the YouTube short film, entitled...
  11. M

    Apple’s HomePod Smart Speaker is Unveiled at WWDC17

    Pretty much all the details about Apple’s new wireless smart speaker had already leaked ahead of time, but the company was still keeping us all guessing about the name. When Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing, Phil Schiller, announced that it would be called “HomePod” it was a...
  12. M

    Apple’s New Siri Speaker Could Launch at WWDC

    9to5 Mac reports that according to Bloomberg, Apple has already started manufacturing its Siri Speaker, ready for its launch at WWDC on Monday, June 5. Bloomberg’s sources say that Apple’s smart speaker will introduce “virtual surround sound technology” and integration with Apple products to...
  13. M

    “Over 50% Chance” That Apple Will Introduce Siri-Based Smart Speaker at WWDC

    MacRumors reports that according to well-sourced Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities, Apple’s rumoured Siri-based rival to Amazon’s Echo speaker has an “over 50% chance” of being announced at Apple’s WWDC, which takes place from June 5 to June 9. Kuo expects the device to launch in the...
  14. M

    Rumour: Apple Could Launch Echo-Rival Siri Speaker at WWDC in June

    Following on from yesterday’s news from noted Apple leaker Sonny Dickson that Apple could be working on its own version of Amazon’s Echo speaker, Cult of Mac reports today that Apple could be planning to launch its Siri speaker as soon as its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Jose...
  15. M

    Rumour: Apple Working on Siri-Driven Version of Amazon Echo

    According to a report on AppleInsider today, Apple is “currently finalizing” designs for its rival to Amazon’s Echo, which is set to include support for Siri and Apple AirPlay, as well as featuring Beats technology and running on a version of iOS. The news comes via noted Apple leaker Sonny...
  16. M

    Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa Battle it Out to Become Marriott’s Personal Assistant for Guests

    According to AppleInsider, Marriott is currently putting both Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa through their paces at an Aloft hotel in Boston in an effort to decide which one they will use to help guests control their rooms via voice commands. The original report by Bloomberg says that Marriott...
  17. M

    Have Some Fun With Siri and the LEGO Batman Movie

    MacRumors reports that Apple’s Siri is featured in the LEGO Batman movie that was released last Friday, in the role of Batman’s personal assistant. Aside from seeing the movie, you can also actually have fun with Siri on your Apple device by simply saying “Hey ‘puter,” just like Batman does in...
  18. M

    Siri Wants to be Part of Your Super Bowl Sunday Experience

    MacRumors reports that Apple has announced that Siri can be a big part of your Super Bowl Sunday experience if you want her to. First off there’s Live Tune-In support, where Apple TV users can ask Siri to play Super Bowl live by asking “Watch the Super Bowl.” This is the first time that Live...
  19. M

    Siri’s Response to Emergencies is Improving, but Still Needs Work

    According to a report on 9to5 Mac today, researchers have been testing Siri’s ability to respond to personal and medical emergencies, and have found that it has greatly improved since an initial survey was carried out by Stanford university a year ago, but that it is a long way off being...
  20. M

    Siri Partners With The Secret Life of Pets Movie for Fun Promotion

    iDownload Blog reports that Apple and Universal Pictures have teamed up to promote The Secret Life of Pets movie’s arrival on iTunes Movies by updating Siri to provide responses that tie in with the animated movie’s content and themes. There’s even a cute teaser video that showcases Siri’s...
  21. M

    Apple Launches macOS at WWDC

    Apple’s senior vice president of software engineering, Craig Federighi, took to the stage at Apple’s WWDC to announce that OS X is now macOS, and that the next update will be macOS Sierra. Federighi went through eight new features that will be included in Sierra. First feature up is Auto...
  22. M

    Siri Reveals This Year’s Apple WWDC Dates

    9to5 Mac reports that Apple has revealed the dates of its forthcoming Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) via Siri. While the Apple website has yet to formally announce the news, if you ask Siri on your iPhone or iPad “When is WWDC?” she will answer “The Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC)...
  23. NSquirrel

    Hey Siri...

    This has no doubt been posted before, but it took me by surprise, so I thought that I would post it. A few days ago my iPad was on charge, with the smart cover closed and hence in sleep mode, and we had the tv on. Suddenly, after about an hour watching something or other, I forget what, Siri...
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