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Topic: Siri

Podcast discusses new MacBook Pro keyboard and thermal throttling, Siri, Thunderbolt 3

07/20/2018, 09:07 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor and Andrew discuss the new MacBook Pro, keyboards, and Mike joins us to talk about Siri, eGPU and the difficulties with ThunderBolt 3, USB-C, and the trouble with sorting cables that all look the same.

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Hands on with Apple's 15-inch 2018 MacBook Pro with i7 processor

07/19/2018, 12:07 pm

Apple's latest MacBook Pro refresh launched a week ago, and we've now spent some time with the base 15-inch model with six-core i7 processor. Read on for our first look and impressions as well as benchmarks for what will be one of the most popular MacBook Pro configurations.

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AI guru Tom Gruber, last of the Siri founders, retires from Apple

07/18/2018, 10:07 pm

Tom Gruber, an artificial intelligence expert who cofounded Siri, Inc., prior to its purchase by Apple, has announced his retirement from the company, becoming the last of Siri's three cofounders to leave Apple.

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Siri gets supercharged with watchOS 5 on Apple Watch

07/13/2018, 11:07 am

Siri got some seriously useful enhancements in watchOS 5, going a long way towards making the Apple Watch more independent. AppleInsider delves in to see how Apple's personal assistant will help out in the forthcoming update.

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Patent troll sues Apple over Siri's internet access, seeking licensing deal

07/12/2018, 07:07 am

Another non-practicing entity has filed suit against Apple and is taking issue with the company's use of network calls to enhance Siri's responses to users.

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Take control of notifications in iOS 12 with Do Not Disturb Siri Suggestions

07/10/2018, 09:07 pm

Siri is getting more proactive in iOS 12. When Apple's next-gen operating system launches this fall, it will get a slew of fresh Siri integrations that include smart notification management via Siri Suggestions for Do Not Disturb.

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Apple's Siri, Machine Learning teams now under control of new hire John Giannandrea [u]

07/10/2018, 02:07 pm

To improve the technologies at the core of Apple's future, the company has merged the Siri and Machine Learning teams into one entity, under the control of recent hire John Giannandrea.

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Hands on: Create your own Siri commands with Shortcuts in iOS 12

07/06/2018, 07:07 pm

Shortcuts is a hotly anticipated iOS 12 app that lets users create powerful macros built on the lattice of Workflow, the automation app Apple acquired not long ago. With an invite-only beta now live, AppleInsider takes a look at how the application works, how to create your own shortcuts, and how to invoke them via Siri.

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iOS 12's Siri Shortcuts app goes live for developers only

07/05/2018, 02:07 pm

Developers can now request access to an early version of Apple's Shortcuts app, which lets iOS 12 owners create custom automations triggered through Siri.

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How to turn 'Hey Siri' on and off on your iPhone and iPad

07/04/2018, 11:07 am

Apple's "Hey Siri" function may be handy for most users, but there are times when you don't want it to activate and cause an interruption. AppleInsider explains how to prevent the hands-free voice prompt from activating, and how to turn it back on again.

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Apple's Siri director to speak at AI Frontiers conference in November

07/03/2018, 11:07 pm

Apple senior director of Siri, Alex Acero, is scheduled to appear at this year's AI Frontiers conference, where he will be joined by other experts in the field to discuss the role natural language processing plays in modern personal assistant technology.

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Raise to Siri is now working with watchOS 5 beta

07/03/2018, 10:07 pm

One of the new watchOS 5 features demonstrated by Apple's Vice President of Technology Kevin Lynch at its Worldwide Developer Conference in June was "raise to Siri," a new Machine Learning shortcut that will invoke a Siri listening session without pushing a button or speaking the "Hey Siri" trigger phrase. It's now working in the latest beta versions, including beta 3 released today.

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Siri heckles UK defense secretary in parliamentary debate

07/03/2018, 10:07 am

A British Member of Parliament has demonstrated the issues of having the 'Hey Siri' function active during meetings, by suddenly being heckled by his iPhone while addressing his peers in the UK House of Commons on Tuesday.

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How to pick which wireless speaker is best for you

06/22/2018, 03:06 pm

As with any other gadget, the term "wireless speaker" is loaded with sometimes confusing categories. AppleInsider breaks them down and talks about how to pick what features you need, and which speaker you may want.

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Everything new in tvOS 12: Over 20 new features for Apple TV

06/19/2018, 11:06 am

During WWDC 2018, Apple devoted a bit of screentime to tvOS 12, but not nearly as much as the others. AppleInsider dives in and find over 20 new features and changes coming on Monday to the Apple TV.

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Here are over 150 new features and changes in iOS 12 for iPhone and iPad

06/15/2018, 12:06 pm

When Apple introduced iOS 12 during the WWDC 2018 keynote, they barely scratched the surface on what was changed in their latest major update. We've tracked down well over 150 features to find everything new in iOS 12 for iPhone and iPad.

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Apple gears up for World Cup with Siri, News, App Store refinements

06/12/2018, 02:06 pm

The U.S. may not be in the World Cup, but Apple is jumping in with a variety of features added to help users watch and enjoy Earth's biggest sporting event.

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macOS Mojave brings you 90 changes & new features to your Mac, and it arrives today

06/09/2018, 12:06 pm

Apple's Mojave update for the Mac is nearly upon us. AppleInsider has taken a deep dive on macOS Mojave since the reveal at the WWDC, and tells you 90 features to look forward to if you're upgrading on Monday

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65+ new features in watchOS 5 for Apple Watch

06/08/2018, 10:06 am

watchOS 5 is Apple's latest major release for Apple Watch, and it is releasing for everybody on Monday! In this update are a number of new features that aim to make the Apple Watch experience better, as well as making it more independent of the iPhone.

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Startup seeks $200,000 from Apple over 'stolen' Shortcuts app icon

06/07/2018, 09:06 pm

Apple's iOS 12 operating system, unveiled earlier this week, is already the target of a $200,000 legal overture alleging the design of the tech giant's new Shortcuts app icon was cribbed from the logo of tech startup Shift.

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