Siri: News

30 May 2023


AI in Apple: Features that enhance tech giant's AI credentials

When we hear artificial intelligence (AI), companies like Microsoft, Google, and OpenAI come to our minds. No one would say they thought of Apple at the mention of AI.

16 May 2023


How Apple's new accessibility features will help users with disabilities 

Apple has previewed a set of new features for cognitive, vision, hearing, and mobility accessibility.

28 Mar 2023


How to upgrade your driving experience with Apple CarPlay

Apple CarPlay was introduced by Cupertino tech giant Apple to deliver access to your favorite apps and seamless smartphone connectivity, in bikes and cars.

How will voice assistants fare against AI chatbots in future

Generative AI is the talk of the town. AI chatbots that can answer questions and complete tasks with alacrity have caught the imagination of everyone.

19 Jan 2023


Apple's new smart speaker can check room temperature and humidity

Apple has launched the second generation HomePod smart speaker. Alongside playing music and performing other Siri-enabled functions, it can now check your room's temperature and humidity. You can also create a stereo pair by pairing two HomePods.

25 Dec 2022


Boult Rover smartwatch introduced in India: Should you buy?

India-based Boult has made its latest smartwatch, called the Boult Rover, available for purchase.

07 Nov 2022


Apple could soon change 'Hey Siri' command to just 'Siri'

Apple wants to change the wake-up command for its voice assistant from 'Hey Siri' to just '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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

04 Oct 2019

Health & Wellness

#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.

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.

09 Sep 2019


Soon, Siri will have health-focused conversations, translation, and more

Apple's Siri is set to get some big upgrades in the coming years, a report from The Guardian has revealed.

29 Aug 2019


Apple is sorry that its contractors listened to your sex-talks

A few weeks back, a report revealed that Apple's contractors had been listening to and reviewing recordings from Siri (Apple's digital assistant).

24 Aug 2019


The best smart speakers you can buy in 2019

Smart speaks are a great add-on to enrich your digital life. They are portable (some of them), affordable and easy to use.

19 Aug 2019


Google Assistant nails IQ test, beats both Alexa and Siri

AI-based voice assistants power modern-day gadgets and make them truly smart in ways more than you can imagine.

03 Aug 2019


Apple responds to criticism, stops contractors from hearing Siri conversations

Just recently, a scary report revealed how Apple's contractors listened to recordings of private Siri conversations.

29 Jul 2019


Like Amazon, Apple's contractors also listen to private Siri conversations

Just a few weeks ago, a report claimed that Amazon's employees get wide access to the recordings of Alexa conversations, something they could use to pin down the exact location of people.

21 Jun 2019


iOS13 will warn if you delete apps with active subscriptions

Apple has added a new feature in iOS 13 that will help you manage app subscriptions in a better way.

06 Jun 2019


Feminist chatbot F'xa to teach you about AI gender bias

If you have ever come across an AI voice assistant, you probably would have tried cussing at it.

29 Apr 2019


Top 5 iOS features we want to see on Android

As a long-time iOS user who recently switched to the open world of Android, I am enjoying every bit of Google's mobile software. It offers me the freedom to customize my phone, has better notification management, and fluid multitasking experience.

16 Apr 2019


Here's how tech giants handle data captured by voice assistants

From phones to speakers, everything is turning smart thanks to the power of voice recognition and artificial intelligence.

16 Apr 2019


iOS 13 features: Dark mode, undo gestures and much more

In a matter of months, Apple will unveil iOS 13, the next generation of its operating system for iPhones and iPads.

31 Dec 2018


Hebrew voice of Siri just sued Apple: Here's why

The artist behind the Hebrew version of Siri has filed a lawsuit against Apple, claiming that the company used her voice for the smart assistant without explicit permission.

23 Nov 2018

Donald Trump

Siri goes NSFW, shows penis image when asked about Trump

We have seen assistants fail, miserably.

23 Nov 2018


Google just found a 'shortcut' to link Assistant with Siri

Siri, as we all know, is the primary smart Assistant for iOS.