Tag: Siri

Brief Thoughts: Questionable RF lawsuit, Apple TV+ vs. Disney+, Siri listening & more

Every week has dozens of things going on at any given time, too many to talk about in real-time. Here’s what we think about this week’s radio frequency revelations and… Read more »

Facebook confirms plans for voice assistant to match Siri, Alexa & Google Assistant

Facebook on Wednesday confirmed that it’s working on its own voice assistant, carving out a space among competitors like Apple’s Siri and Amazon Alexa. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Editorial: How AirPods and Shortcuts shifted Apple’s Siri story and blunted Amazon’s Alexa Echo threat

Two years ago there was no shortage of media coverage imagining that Apple’s entire hardware business was about to be eclipsed by a new voice-first world where Amazon’s Alexa, Google’s… Read more »

Magic Keyboard’s slim design meets mechanical keyboard with the wireless Keychron K1 for Mac with dedicated Siri key

A new mechanical keyboard made for Mac has officially launched with what looks like some compelling features. The Keychron K1 is a slim mechanical wireless keyboard with a RGB backlit… Read more »

Apple considering offline mode for Siri that could process voice locally on an iPhone

Apple wants Siri to become more useful to users when not connected to the internet, including the possibility of an offline mode that does not rely on a backend server… Read more »

Rachio 3 smart sprinkler system adds HomeKit and Siri integration with free software update

Elgato’s smart hose attachment led the way (reviewed) with sprinkler integration in HomeKit earlier this year. Today, Rachio is announcing the first smart sprinkler controller ($ 229) with HomeKit integration. After… Read more »

New patent lawsuit targets Apple over voice control tech in Siri- & HomeKit-enabled devices

A fellow Californian company, SpeakWare, on Thursday filed a lawsuit against Apple, accusing the iPhone maker of violating a U.S. voice control patent. AppleInsider – Frontpage News