Tag Archives: Siri

How to Build Your Own Siri or Sirius?

How about building your own virtual assistant with an open-source computing system using your voice the way Apple’s Siri is designed? A new generation of “intelligent personal assistants” for wearables and other devices can be made custom-ready with additional advancements in the datacenter infrastructure to support them, according to researchers. Sirius, built by University of Michigan engineering researchers, is similar ...

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Forget Siri, Here’s No Nonsense Blackberry Virtual Assistant

BlackBerry has unveiled its SIRI equivalent voice-based virtual assistant called Blackberry Assistant, joining the top-notch tech giants Apple (Siri), Google (Google Now), and Microsoft (Cortana) in the race. The Canadian mobile phone giant on Wednesday said on its its official blog post that the new voice-based virtual assistant will debut first on the BlackBerry Passport smartphone and will be a ...

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WWDC 2014: Apple Unveils 5 Key Products

Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) 2014 has kicked off on Monday with the keynote address that showcased iOS 8, OS X 10.10 Yosemite and other new tools for developers. Here are five new things that Apple showed at the conference: HomeKit: A product for amart home from Apple was launched by Craig Federighi, senior vice president, that allows users to ...

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Pre-orders begin for iPhone 4S in Hong Kong, South Korea

Pre-orders for iPhone 4S began on Friday in Hong Kong, South Korea and 13 additional countries and the smartphone will be available from Friday, November 11. iPhone 4S is packed with features including Apple’s dual-core A5 chip for graphics; a camera with advanced optics; 1080p HD resolution video recording; and Siri, an intelligent assistant that helps you get things done ...

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iPhone 4S sales racing towards 5 million

Apple said on Monday it has sold over 4 million of its new iPhone 4S, just three days after its launch on October 14. This is far above than what its rival Samsung Electronics sold in the first one week. Samsung could sell 10 million units of its Galaxy S II in the first five months. Apart from the latest ...

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The buck stops at iPhone 4S with Siri; Where is iPhone 5?

The press conference at Cupertino-based Apple’s headquarters on Wednesday morning turned out to be the most disappointing event for iPhone 5 lovers as Apple could only launch its updated iPhone 4S with voice navigation feature that it calls “Siri”. As the shortest invite said, “Let’s talk iPhone,” the outcome was not entire unexpected. What is Siri? Siri, Apple’s latest voice ...

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