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January 8, 2018
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Moen wants you to take a shower with Siri and Alexa

Plumbing hardware giant Moen is building out its U by Moen smart shower system with the latest virtual assistant technology from Apple and Amazon, allowing users to turn on fixtures, adjust temperature settings and more with their voice. AppleInsider – … Continue reading

November 19, 2017
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‘Hey Siri’ may come to iMac Pro with rumored inclusion of A10 Fusion co-processor

The iMac Pro may have an A10 Fusion processor running it’s own iOS, called BridgeOS, to handle some functions — notably ‘Hey Siri’. AppleInsider – Frontpage News Incoming search terms:pro a10 fusion bridgeos apple millerA10 Fusion hey siri

November 19, 2017
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iMac Pro to feature A10 Fusion coprocessor, possibly for always-on ‘Hey Siri’

The HomePod may be delayed, but we have still have the launch of the iMac Pro to look forward to before the end of the year. This evening, a couple of tidbits regarding the iMac Pro have emerged thanks to … Continue reading

October 23, 2017
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How to: teach Siri to correctly pronounce names on your iPhone

Asking Siri to text or call contacts is one of the virtual assistant’s basic functions, but some names can be hard for the system to understand and pronounce. AppleInsider shows you how to ensure correct pronunciation, and contact retrieval, in … Continue reading

October 4, 2017
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Apple reinforcing macOS, iOS Siri team with acqui-hire of init.ai startup crew

Apple appears to have bought out a Init.ai — a startup focused on machine learning and processing of natural language originally intended to assist in customer service — to enhance Siri in some way. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

September 3, 2017
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Apple’s ‘iPhone 8’ may allow triggering Siri by holding sleep/wake button

To get around the absence of a physical home button, the "iPhone 8" may let people trigger Siri by holding down the sleep/wake button when they’re not using "Hey Siri." AppleInsider – Frontpage News

July 24, 2017
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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson promotes Apple team-up on ‘Rock X Siri: Dominate the Day’ YouTube flick

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has declared that he has partnered with Apple to develope The "Rock X Siri: Dominate the Day" — a film that will debut on YouTube on July 24. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

June 3, 2017
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Purported ‘Foxconn insider’ shares details on iPhone 8, Siri Speaker, Apple AR glasses, redesigned iMacs and more

An interesting thread appeared on Reddit this morning from a supposed Foxconn insider who apparently has knowledge about various Apple products in the pipeline as they have seen prototypes pass through the factory. There are various tidbits about the iPhone … Continue reading

June 2, 2017
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WWDC 2017: New Macs, Siri Speaker, iPads, iOS 11, and all the latest rumors

The biggest week of the year for many Apple fans is almost here. The company’s Worldwide Developer Conference officially kicks off on Monday at 10AM PT, and throughout the week we’ve been breaking down everything that’s on the docket. Now, … Continue reading

May 9, 2017
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What feature is a ‘must have’ for you to use Apple’s Siri Speaker? [Poll]

Reports related to Apple’s Siri Speaker have been gaining momentum over recent weeks, with some suggesting the possibility of the device even being shown off at WWDC next month. Earlier today, we outlined some of the potential features that the … Continue reading

April 30, 2017
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This week on AI: Apple’s Siri & AirPlay speaker, self-driving car tests & more

By far one of the most popular stories this week was that Apple’s Siri-based Amazon Echo competitor might not only be alive, but nearly finished. We also caught a glimpse of Apple’s self-driving testbed SUVs, and news that the fight … Continue reading

April 24, 2017
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On its 2nd anniversary, Apple Watch settling into role as fitness & notification wearable with Siri, Apple Pay

Originally pitched as a multitude of things, including an intimate communication tool and new frontier for mobile apps, the Apple Watch has been refined and simplified in the years since its debut, focusing on what Apple has determined to be … Continue reading

February 8, 2017
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Must-know Siri commands for Apple’s wireless AirPods

To keep AirPods as hassle-free — and aesthetically pleasing — as possible, Apple opted to completely replace physical controls with Siri voice commands, a first for the company. AppleInsider compiled a few key phrases new AirPods owners should know in … Continue reading