It's 2013. Some people send sexts; the practice is not abnormal. But if Siri could talk freely, like she does in this sketch by Slacktory, I doubt that she'd be very happy about what people send as attachments in texts, or in Snapchats. With good reason!
In Japan, it's been popular for the past several years to make "-tan" versions of electronics. These are cute personifications of game hardware or even computer operating systems. Most recently, Microsoft released the official Windows 8-tans; however, most of these "-tan" creations are not official. They are fan…
You know how some jokes make you laugh because they feel like they're hitting on some essential truth? That's how Mad Magazine's skewering of Siri and Apple's recent labor woes comes across in these fake ads from the comedy institution's upcoming issue.
The Foxconn scandals degraded some of Apple's vaunted…
Apple has the personal assistant Siri. DoCoMo, a major mobile service provider in Japan, has the Syabette Concier. With the Japanese version of Siri being recently introduced, one man on YouTube tested the two voice controlled assistants to see how they differ.
The iPhone iteration of 5th Cell's magical word puzzle game gains voice control on the 4S, integrating Siri's voice recognition technology in Scribblenauts: Remix to make you say things like "Giant Flying Kielbasa" in mixed company.
Siri is not only miffed by Scottish English, it also doesn't follow English spoken with a Japanese accent.
Once Apple introduced the Siri AI personal assistant, it was only a matter of time until someone mashed up the introductory video so that it was GLaDOS living inside of Cupertino's new smartphone.
Today at Apple's live iPhone event, Apple's Scott Forstall demoed a new iteration of the personal assistant "Siri," an artificial intelligence that understands questions users ask and responds with helpful information. Siri itself isn't new, but this latest version of the program is exclusive to the just-announced…