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Siri Can Now Do Your Barclays Banking For You

If you fall into the centre of a Venn diagram that covers Barclays bank customers and iPhone users, then I've got some great (?) news for you: you can now instruct Siri to make payments for you. Read More >>

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Here’s The Rock’s ‘Biggest, Coolest, Sexiest, Funnest Movie Ever’… With Siri

Yesterday, Dwayne Johnson — y'know, The Rock — dropped a bombshell: he had a new film coming out, funded by Apple, co-starring Siri. Read More >>

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The Coolest Stuff Apple Announced at WWDC 2017

Apple just kicked off its annual developer conference with a customary jumbo keynote, where it announced the next major updates for iOS and macOS. The company also launched a ton of new hardware, including upgraded MacBooks and a brand new smart speaker powered by Siri. Read More >>

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Here Are All of the New Upgrades to Siri

If you’re someone who’s constantly talking to Siri on your phone, you might be shocked by some of the big changes coming to the digital assistant. Today at Apple’s annual developer conference, the company announced a bunch of upgrades and tweaks that will be coming to Siri later this year with the launch of iOS 11. There’s an assortment of big changes being made to the artificially intelligent helper, so let’s dive right in. Read More >>

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Apple Looks Set To Increase The Amount Of Apps Siri Can Chat To

Apple looks set to have quite the week. As rumours persist the California tech giant is on the cusp of announcing the Siri Speaker at its upcoming annual developer conference, fresh reports also claim the firm's voice assistant will soon become compatible with more iOS apps. Read More >>

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Even If the Siri Speaker Sucks You’ll Want It

We all know Apple’s game by now. Wait in the wings while all of the other companies fuck up while trying to innovate, and then, just when it seems almost too late, introduce a product that does the same thing as everybody else’s product, but better. This is bound to be true with the rumored Siri speaker. The idea is oddly exciting. Read More >>

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What to Expect From Apple WWDC 2017: iOS, iPads, MacBooks, and More

On Monday, Apple’s annual developer conference, WWDC, kicks off, and that means we will soon learn more about the company’s newest and most exciting products. This year the event runs from June 5-9 and is expected to serve as the launching point for major updates to iOS and macOS, as well as some new hardware. Read More >>

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5 Things Google Assistant Does Better Than Siri

Good news for anyone with an Android phone that isn’t a Pixel: Google Assistant is rolling out to more phones, new and old. That means many more of us will be able to take advantage of Google’s latest and smartest AI. There are some things both the Google Assistant and Siri are excellent at—like pulling up emails or showing photos you’ve taken in the last week in a specific city (Apple really seems to be catching up to Google in the image analysis department). Read More >>

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You Can Donate To Comic Relief Through Siri And Apple Pay

Every year, it gets a little bit easier to contribute to the very worthwhile Comic Relief cause – and this year, iOS users can do it via Siri and Apple Pay. Read More >>

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A Four-Year-Old Boy Used Siri to Save His Unconscious Mother’s Life

When a young boy identified only as Roman couldn’t wake up his unconscious mother, he did what any astute, technologically-adept four-year-old would do: He used his mother’s finger to unlock her phone, and then asked Siri to call emergency services. The boy’s actions saved his mother, but the incident exposes some dark and dangerous flaws in our increasingly landline-less world. Read More >>

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Lego Batman Movie Easter Egg Puts the Batcomputer in Your iPhone

If you saw The Lego Batman Movie this past weekend, then you might’ve realised that the voice of the Batcomputer was none other than Siri, the digital voice command assistant found in Apple consumer electronics products. Well, if you’ve got an iPhone, Siri will turn into the Batcomputer if you say the magic words. Read More >>

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Nokia’s Answer To Siri Might Be Named Viki

There's already a battle raging between the big virtual assistants: Siri, Google Now, Cortana and Alexa have been locked in a database arms race to become the one virtual butler we all want to talk to. But as with many tech trends, no company wants to be left behind, and so we hear the newly rebooted Nokia is working on its own version, called Viki. Read More >>

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Will Siri Ever Learn Scottish?

Ask any Scottish person who lives in England, or has been to England, or has ever met an English person, and they’ll tell you about ‘the look’: people smiling at you with a knitted brow, nodding but baffled. It’s the look people get when they have no idea what you’re saying, no matter how often you repeat it. Sometimes they pat you on the arm, conciliatory, in case you’re trying to start a fight. Read More >>

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How to Use Siri to Find New Music

One of the tasks any respectable virtual assistant should be able to carry out for you is to discover new music, and Siri is certainly up to speed in this regard. If you’re lacking inspiration for your next road trip tune or party mix, here are some of the ways you can get Siri to help. Read More >>

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Bored Men are Talking Dirty to Their Virtual Assistants

Bored and supposedly lonely men are said to be turning to the robotic and slightly female tones of Apple's Siri assistant and its ilk for company -- and maybe more. Read More >>