Apple fires contractors who listened to Siri recordings: Report

An erlier report in Irish Examiner said that contractors in the city of Cork listened to over 1,000 Siri recordings per shift before Apple suspended the programme last month.

Aug 29, 2019, 12:33 PM IST

Apple tweaks Siri to protect users' privacy

According to Apple, Siri uses as little data as possible to deliver an accurate result.

Aug 29, 2019, 10:49 AM IST

Google Assistant beats Alexa, Siri again on smartphones

In its annual test, research-driven venture capital firm Loup Ventures found that Google Assistant understood every single query and answered correctly 92.9 per cent of the time.

Aug 19, 2019, 10:37 AM IST

iPhone users may soon tell Siri to play Spotify: Report

Google's Assistant and Amazon Alexa work with Spotify but Siri does not.

Aug 16, 2019, 14:52 PM IST

Apple halts Siri response grading program after privacy concerns

Apple`s decision comes in the light of a report from in Guardian last week which said the company`s contractors around the globe tasked with reviewing the recordings regularly heard confidential information and private conversations.

Aug 02, 2019, 13:41 PM IST

Apple iOS 13: Siri to soon talk in desi English accent

The users will be able to access content drawn from Indian languages in a seamless conversational style. Siri will also allow users to play their favourite Bollywood music just as easily as an English rap or rock number.

Jun 21, 2019, 14:54 PM IST

WWDC 2018: Apple previews iOS 12, introduces macOS 'Mojave'

iOS 12 will ensure better Augmented Reality (AR) experiences and new ways to communicate.

Jun 05, 2018, 13:43 PM IST

Apple WWDC 2018: From iOS 12 to iPhone SE 2 launch, here's what to expect

Apple has traditionally used the annual event to offer a sneak peek into the next version of its major software updates.

Jun 04, 2018, 10:42 AM IST

Apple may make Siri give smart response to unanswered calls

Apple already offers a list of simple, generic responses that users can choose when a call comes in that they cannot or do not want to answer.

May 25, 2018, 12:57 PM IST

Apple to stop Siri from reading hidden lock screen notifications

Siri's behaviour becomes a privacy issue because it can read out messages and emails from third-party apps.

Mar 23, 2018, 13:49 PM IST

Now ICICI allows NRIs to remit money by commanding it to Siri

The process starts by opening Siri and giving the command upon which the Apple software takes the user to a login page to complete the transaction.

Nov 02, 2017, 18:00 PM IST

Apple drops Bing search for Google

Apple`s web browser Safari on Mac and iOS already use Google search as the default provider, thanks to a deal worth billions to Apple (and Google) over the last decade, Tech Crunch reported on Monday.

Sep 26, 2017, 11:00 AM IST

Apple iOS 11 now available for iPhone, iPad users: Everything you need to know

Here’s all you want to know about the features of iOS 11.

Sep 20, 2017, 11:14 AM IST

Apple iOS 11 launched globally: 10 hot features

iOS 11 brings augmented reality to iOS devices and new professional capabilities improve images in Photos and Camera.

Sep 19, 2017, 11:43 AM IST

Siri could be activated by holding Sleep or Wake button in iPhone 8

As Apple decided to do away with the physical Home button in its upcoming iPhone flagship, a developer has suggested that the Sleep or Wake button in the soon-to-be-released device might activate Artificial Intelligence (AI) assistant Siri.

Sep 04, 2017, 11:33 AM IST

Dwayne Johnson announced a new movie co-starring Siri

Dwayne Johnson has a mysterious co-star in his new movie and her name is Siri.

Jul 24, 2017, 14:59 PM IST

A smart ring to control your smartphone

Available on crowd-funding platform for $99, the ring can be used to make calls, send messages, post to social media and more.

Jul 22, 2017, 13:07 PM IST

App to use smartphone compass to foil voice hacking

Using tools already on smartphones, including the compass, researchers are developing an app to stop machine-based voice impersonation attacks on voice-based smartphone apps such as Siri and WeChat.

Jun 07, 2017, 10:02 AM IST

WWDC 2017: Apple launches iOS 11, updates to watchOS

Apple on Monday launched a bunch of refinements in its all four platforms -- tvOS, watchOS, macOS and iOS -- at this years annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) with iOS 11, watchOS 4 and updates to its Mac line of desktops and notebooks.

Jun 06, 2017, 00:28 AM IST

Twitter for Apple TV updated with live 360 degree videos

Expanding its features for big screens, Twitter has updated its Apple TV app by adding support for live 360 degree videos and Periscope`s Global Map.

May 25, 2017, 14:36 PM IST