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Pocketnow Daily: Google Hints Pixel 6 Event, Galaxy Z Fold 3 Teaser & more! (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the next Google Pixel event, the latest Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 teaser, and more.
Siri could lose some third-party functionality with iOS 15
It seems that upgrading to iOS 15 may not be such a great idea if you like to use Siri commands with third-party apps
Apple Event
Siri the leakster: Apple event on Tuesday, April 20
Mark your calendars, if Siri is to be believed, for Tuesday, April 20, 2021. We expect new iPad Pro models and AirTags on the virtual stage.
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Apple is still committed to developing Siri as it adds two new voices
Apple will now allow people setting up their phone to choose a voice for Siri for themselves, and it will no longer default to the voice assistant being female.
Apple has partnered with Vaccine Finder, allowing users to directly ask Siri, or search for vaccination sites, within Apple Maps.
Apple Maps will now help you find COVID-19 vaccination sites
Apple has partnered with Vaccine Finder, allowing users to directly ask Siri, or search for vaccination sites, within Apple Maps.
Smart Speakers could bring contactless health monitoring by detecting abnormal heart rhythms
It works by emitting audio signals into the room at a volume humans can’t hear.
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Apple, Google training their voice assistants to understand people with speech disabilities
Apple is working to help Siri automatically detect if someone speaks with a stutter.
Apple buys a machine learning startup named Inductiv to improve Siri
Inductiv is behind the creation of a technology that uses AI to automate the identification and correction of errors in data.
Apple buys AI startup to possibly improve Siri’s natural language understanding
Apple might employ Voysis’ expertise and resources to further improve how Siri responds to natural language, catching up with Google Assistant.
Apple, Amazon and Google will now work together to improve smart homes
Google, Amazon, and Apple are joining forces with other brands to make a new and unified Connected Home platform for all smart home devices
Former head of Apple Siri team joins Microsoft’s AI division
According to a newly published report, Stasior is now joining Microsoft as a corporate vice president, reporting to Chief Technology Officer Kevin Scott.
Research: Alexa is dumber than Siri and Google Assistant
A recent research, taking a look at popular digital assistants Amazon Alexa, Apple Siri, and Google Assistant reveals how they compete.
Motorola RAZR render
Pocketnow Daily: Moto RAZR foldable design leak, Samsung Gaming Service & more (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the new renders of Motorola’s new RAZR foldable smartphone, the periscope camera in the Honor 20 Pro, and more.
Facebook Assistant planned to compete with Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant
A couple of recent reports are suggesting that Facebook might be working on what could end up being the Facebook Assistant.
Samsung Galaxy S10 variants confirmed, Whatsapp security & more – Pocketnow Daily
Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the fact that the Samsung Galaxy S10 variants confirmed, Whatsapp security & more
Apple Siri executive is stepping down
Apple is forced to find a new Siri executive to lead the team as Bill Stasior has stepped down, without leaving the company though.
The Google Assistant for iPhone just got better thanks to Siri
Siri shortcuts in iPhones are going to help the Google Assistant be more useful to its users after its latest software update
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Is Apple working on making Siri multi-user?
A multi-user Siri that recognizes the person talking to it would allow the voice assistant to become even more useful. There’s a patent filed for that.
Apple Watch Series 4 rumors give us specs, price and release date
We may be less than a month away from the launch of the new Apple Watch Series 4 and rumors give us more information about its characteristics
Wireless Sony Xperia Ear Duo headset starts at $280 with Dual Listening support
The Sony Xperia Ear Duo is truly a one-of-a-kind wireless headset, supporting both Google Assistant and Siri while welcoming outside noise instead of trying to cancel it.
Apple’s Siri-powered Echo rival could break cover at WWDC with iOS and Beats technology
Apple’s long awaited answer to Amazon’s fast-growing Echo family of smart speakers is reportedly in the final stages of pre-release preparation.
Jaime Lannister fails to woo Annie from ‘Community’ in new Apple TV ad (video)
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, aka Jaime Lannister from Game of Thrones, and Community star Alison Brie fail to form a connection in a fun new Apple TV commercial.
I’m sick of vague unintelligible sound effects
Vague beeping sound effects don’t really communicate much information. Isn’t about time smartphones evolved to be better than that?
Here’s how “OK Google” everywhere could make your Android completely hands-free
Most of you already know that I began my digital life as…
Why I never want to touch my phone again
Siri, Cortana, and Google Now could all combine to bring voice control into the mainstream making it feasible to never have to touch my phone again.