Articles about Siri
10 Apr 2021
Spotify claims "Hey Spotify" doesn't listen to everything you say
In 2020, music streaming giant Spotify was spotted developing a voice assistant triggered by the wake phrase "Hey Spotify". The feature resembles Amazon's Alexa and Apple's Siri.
04 Apr 2021
Siri won't default to female voice, two new voices added
Apple has added two new voice options to its voice assistant Siri. Users will get to select a Siri voice of their choice when they set up the service instead of having a default voice.
05 Mar 2021
iOS 14.5 doesn't have a default music service setting
Apple iOS version 14.5 beta testers noticed that Siri would ask you to select a player or streaming service when you instructed it to play music for the first time. This led them to assume Apple would allow users to set a default service for music.
12 Jan 2021
#CES2021: This hi-tech N95 mask has built-in earbuds and microphone
Capitalizing on the demand for devices tailored toward a COVID-19 lifestyle, Binatone has launched a one-of-a-kind face mask, called MASKFONE.
13 Oct 2020
Apple event: iPhone 12 series, HomePod Mini, and other announcements
Apple has finally announced its latest clutch of iPhones. The line-up includes the iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12, and a new iPhone 12 mini.
04 Aug 2020
NewsBytes Briefing: Twitter 'error' keeps users from tweeting, and more
In the updates since last night, Twitter drew flak for an error that restricted tweeting.
10 Jul 2020
iOS 14 public beta now available: Here's how to download
Apple's next big operating system for iPhones, the iOS 14, is now available for early testers.
25 Jun 2020
#TechBytes: iOS 14 hidden features you need to know about
Apple's all-new iOS 14 has come as a thought-through OS upgrade, a release packing several interesting and handy capabilities for iPhone users.
24 Jun 2020
Here's how iOS 14 will make your iPhone more private
From PiP mode to the new Siri, Apple's iOS 14 is brimming with handy, thought-through features.
23 Jun 2020
iOS 14: Is this the biggest update for iPhones?
A few hours ago, Apple hosted its first-ever "virtual" WWDC keynote and unveiled the next-generation of its software products - iOS 14, iPadOS 14, tvOS 14, watchOS 7, and macOS Big Sur.
19 Apr 2020
iPhone SE's pre-orders open, shipping to commence from April 24
Apple has started taking pre-orders for the new iPhone SE in the US and 40 other countries. The shipping for these models is slated to begin from April 24. However, for all forthcoming bookings, the delivery is likely to start from the first week of May.
08 Apr 2020
Is the low-cost version of Apple AirPods Pro already here?
Apple is gearing up to expand its range of audio products with a pair of new earbuds called the AirPods X and a set of premium over-ear headphones.
31 Mar 2020
Now, Apple can tell if you're at risk of COVID-19
As the number of deaths from the novel coronavirus disease continues to increase, Apple is striving to help the public screen themselves for an infection.
28 Mar 2020
Amazon's Alexa can help with preliminary coronavirus diagnosis: Here's how
In a bid to allay all your concerns regarding the novel coronavirus disease, Amazon has built a new triage tool in Alexa.
27 Mar 2020
Meet Celia, Huawei's answer to Google Assistant, Siri
Ever since US banned trade with Huawei, the smartphone ecosystem of the Chinese giant has been left devoid of key Google apps.
27 Mar 2020
MyJio can tell if you're at risk of coronavirus disease
As the number of coronavirus cases continues to increase in India, Reliance Jio is doing its bit to help people screen themselves for the disease.
23 Mar 2020
Siri can do preliminary screening for coronavirus (not for India)
As coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues to wreak havoc around the world, Apple is doing its bit to help those in need.
23 Mar 2020
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 v/s Apple AirPods Pro
Sennheiser has drawn the battle lines as it looks to take on Apple's AirPods Pro with its upgraded Momentum True Wireless 2.
16 Mar 2020
Ahead of launch, Apple's Powerbeats 4 earbuds hit the shelves
Apple's Powerbeats 4 seems to have gone on sale even before its official launch. The still-unannounced earbuds were spotted for sale at a Walmart store in Rochester, New York.
26 Feb 2020
Apple may launch over-ear headphones in March
Apple is expected to launch a pair of new over-ear headphones as early as next month, according to placeholder listings found in Target's product database.
22 Feb 2020
Apple may let you set third-party apps as iOS defaults
Apple is considering giving third-party apps more weightage on its devices, allowing users the freedom to choose 'rival' apps and services as default on their iPhone, iPad or even the HomePod, according to Bloomberg.
06 Feb 2020
Apple patches Mac bug that exposed encrypted emails: Details here
Finally, a long-existing security flaw exposing parts of encrypted emails has been patched in Apple's macOS.
31 Jan 2020
Apparently, Siri and Cortana are really bad at first-aid advice
While modern-day smart assistants can handle a number of queries, they are not really good at first-aid advice.
29 Jan 2020
Apple HomePod finally arrives in India, costs Rs. 20,000
Apple's HomePod, which debuted in countries like the US, UK, and Australia in February 2018, has finally arrived in India.
14 Dec 2019
Critical iPhone bug lets kids bypass parental controls: Details here
Just recently, Apple released iOS 13.3 with some major bug fixes and parental control improvements for iPhones.
09 Nov 2019
Apple AirPods Pro with Android phone: Good, bad and ugly
With features like active noise cancellation, adaptive music equalizer, high-quality sound output, and great battery life, the Apple AirPods Pro is surely one of the best wireless earbuds you can buy today.
04 Nov 2019
AirPods Pro to be launched in India by November 14
Apple's newly launched wireless earbuds, the AirPods Pro, will become available in India sometime during the second week of November.
03 Nov 2019
Apple AirPods Pro v/s AirPods: What has changed?
Apple has quietly launched the AirPods Pro as an upgraded version of its popular wireless earbuds, the AirPods.
26 Oct 2019
Apple's AirPods Pro charging case could look like this
The next-generation of Apple's wireless earphones, likely to be called AirPods Pro, have once again been leaked.
20 Oct 2019
Banana Phone is banana-shaped Bluetooth headset for weird gadget lovers
There's a bunch of weird gadgets out there and the Banana Phone has to be somewhere on the top.
19 Oct 2019
Apple to launch new AirPods Pro later this month: Report
The next-generation of AirPods, Apple's wireless earphones, could launch as soon as this month. According to China Economic Daily, the new AirPods "will be unveiled at the end of October" with a new "Pro" moniker.
13 Oct 2019
#TechBytes: Why Google Assistant is better than Siri and Alexa
We all see Google Assistant as a 'digital butler' that can do a range of tasks on a single command.
12 Oct 2019
Apple Watch 5 v/s Fitbit Versa 2: Which is better?
With the launch of the latest edition of the Apple Watch, it now competes with Fitbit Versa for the best smartwatch-cum-fitness tracker title.
05 Oct 2019
Apple AirPods v/s Microsoft Surface Earbuds: Which one is better?
Following in the footsteps of Apple, Samsung and other OEMs, Microsoft has launched is first-ever truly wireless earphones, the Surface Earbuds.
04 Oct 2019
#TechBytes: 5 features you should try on your Apple Watch
Apple has finally released watchOS 6, the latest software for Apple Watch Series 3, Series 4, and Series 5.
01 Oct 2019
Apple rolls out another iOS 13 update, fixes critical issues
Days after releasing iOS 13 and 13.1, Apple has released another incremental update for the platform - iOS 13.1.2.
30 Sep 2019
#TechBytes: 6 essential tricks you should try in WhatsApp
We all use WhatsApp as the daily driver to connect and interact with friends, family, and colleagues.
27 Sep 2019
Apple Watch Series 5 goes on sale in India today
Apple's latest wearable, the Apple Watch Series 5, will go on sale in India today via leading online platforms, as well as major offline retail stores across the country.
25 Sep 2019
#TechBytes: 5 India-specific iOS 13 features you need to try
Soon after unveiling fancy new iPhones, Apple released iOS 13 with features like dark mode, Sign in with Apple, swipe-to-type, gesture-based undo/redo and more.
11 Sep 2019
Apple Watch Series 5 v/s Series 4: What's different?
Alongside a trio of new iPhones, Apple has also upgraded its wearable to launch the Apple Watch Series 5.