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iOS 11.1.1 is now available and it fixes an annoying bug which auto-corrects the commonly used letter “i” to “A [?]”. We haven’t encountered this problem on our Apple devices and if you’re facing such problems, you should download the latest update right away.
Yes, your eyes do not deceive you. Probably the most charismatic action superstar on Earth right now teamed up with that virtual assistant you have on your smartphone to make a kick-ass video that is as awesome as you think it is.
This is what happens when The Rock meets Siri.
Wow, Apple‘s doing it again. They’re taking yet another stab at reinventing the way we listen to music with a home speaker that they’re calling the….HomePod.
Hmm, we’re not too sure how we feel about that name, but the specs do seem enticing.
Unless you’ve been living under rock for the past few years, you would probably have heard of Siri, Apple‘s witty AI assistant that’s designed to make your life a little easier. It’s also no secret that Apple programs little jokes, quips and Easter eggs into Siri just to make her a little more human-like.
So, in this holy month of Ramadan, what happens when you ask Siri if she fasts?
Tim Cook candidly jested said that Apple took a “really long” time to bring an upgrade to the 2012 version of the Apple TV – even chuckling along with the crowd following the statement. Apple’s take on the TV set-top box is now bigger, more powerful and built with Siri to assist you through the new operating system.
Have you ever wondered what is like for someone to lend their voice to a program that people hear every day? Our technology still hasn’t really gotten to a level where you can perfectly simulate someone’s voice so people like Susan Bennett, the lady behind the voice of Siri, gives life to advertisements and that personal assistant we know and love.
This slightly satirical video by Vox gives us a glimpse on what its like to be a voice actor and how they can use their voice to influence you on a day to day basis.
Video after the break.
Currently there’s a bug with iOS Messages where a single message is able to crash the iPhone, iPad and even the Apple Watch. This is due to its difficulty to render specific unicodes which results a crash or a reboot.
Apple has acknowledged the issue and they are working on a new software update. In the time being if you’ve received such message and couldn’t open Message properly, Apple wants you to ask Siri for help.
Microsoft‘s Cortana is jumping off the Microsoft exclusive wagon and is heading straight to iOS and Android. This was just revealed in a video as explained by Redmond’s Joe Belfiore and Cortana will be presented as a “phone companion app” to be some serious competition for Apple’s Siri and Google Now.