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Apple has opened the floodgates to Siri for App Developers

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Voice assistants have always been one of the cornerstones of science fiction, and we have always visualized a voice assistant as one that responds to all of our commands, no matter how esoteric they are. Continue reading Apple has opened the floodgates to Siri for App Developers

Cortana exits testing and launches on Android and iOS

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Cortana, Microsoft’s virtual Assistant began its journey on Windows Phone, and over the past few months planted its seeds on iOS and Android. It first was available for testing on Android, and then on iOS earlier this year, and after months of user feedback, Microsoft has fixed the bugs and listened to the suggestions. Continue reading Cortana exits testing and launches on Android and iOS

You can now buy Amazon’s always-listening AI box without an Invite

We are making huge strides in the field of Virtual Assistants, with capable ones like Siri and Google Now present right in our Smartphones. We can just ask a query casually, and it will get answered right away. Continue reading You can now buy Amazon’s always-listening AI box without an Invite

Report: Apple is working on a Google Now competitor

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When it first came out, Siri looked like the future. You could actually talk to your phone, and it would talk back. Apple improved it substantially with subsequent updates, but then soon, it started to feel a little long in the tooth. Continue reading Report: Apple is working on a Google Now competitor

The creators of Siri are creating a better, more Intelligent AI Assistant, which can Learn

While the premise of AI Assistants is futuristic and attractive and while the Prospect of Getting Things done with your Voice is extremely convenient, the reality could not be farther from the truth. While today’s Mobile AI Assistants like Siri and Google Now can do tasks, they are extremely limited in their capabilities and more often than not, misunderstand your Words.

As Wired reports, the creators of SiriĀ  will make a new AI Assistant from an Independent Startup named Viv Labs. This AI Assistant will be called Viv, and will surpass Siri, and other AI Assistants for that matter, in everything: Be it accuracy, or usefulness. Continue reading The creators of Siri are creating a better, more Intelligent AI Assistant, which can Learn

Apple Patent Application hints at Possibility of Siri for Mac

Apple has applied for a new Patent, which suggests how Siri would work on a Mac. Lately we have been seeing a lot of iOS influence in Mac OSX, and vice versa, and it seems that Siri would be the next step. Continue reading Apple Patent Application hints at Possibility of Siri for Mac

Apple reportedly to integrate Shazam song detection into iOS 8

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We all have had that moment: You are sitting in a lobby, waiting for someone, when suddenly a really awesome piece of music starts playing. It really fits into your groove and you are jammin’ to it. You want to keep the song with you forever, so that you can listen to it again, but there’s one problem: You dont’t know the name of the song. Continue reading Apple reportedly to integrate Shazam song detection into iOS 8

Apple’s latest acquisition could bring Siri offline!

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Siri is one hell of an assistant with a charming personality and a penchant for misunderstanding commands. however, Siri relied on online servers and the moment you are without a connection, you would lose your beloved personal assistant. Continue reading Apple’s latest acquisition could bring Siri offline!