iOS 8 : Siri
Jun02

iOS 8 : Siri

Apple has now introduced some interesting information about the new features Siri has for us in iOS 8. And let me just say, i’m impressed. You can now connect your phone to your car, and without even touching the phone you can say “Hey Siri” and it will automatically recognise it. You can also now just open Siri and use it to recognise a song and you can purchase it straight away from iTunes without you saying a...

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iOS 7.1 Released

Apple has just released their latest iOS update, iOS 7.1 The update includes CarPlay which Apple unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show last week, it will allow you to use your Maps application, answer calls, see text messages, etc. through Voice Command/Siri. Another new addition is you can manually control when Siri listens by holding down the Hold Button while you speak rather than letting Siri automatically notice when you stop...

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Offline Siri Dictation for iOS 7?
Jul07

Offline Siri Dictation for iOS 7?

Offline dictation is already on OS X Mavericks as Siri dictation to use, Apple will ask you to download files mostly about 1Gb for offline dictation to work! But recently Apple was caught testing offline dictation on iOS 7 which I think would be really helpful!   It was first discovered by Hamza Sood and first reported by Mark Gurman of 9to5Mac. Hamza spotted code references in both iOS 7 betas (but not in iOS 6)! Here is what he...

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iOS 7 Beta 2 Changelog!
Jun25

iOS 7 Beta 2 Changelog!

Here is the final changelog for the OS Apple just seeded a while back, iOS 7 Beta 2. Siri got new voices. Sadly, it seems the new voices previewed during the keynote are only available in the States. The UK Siri voice is exactly the same as it was before. But, if your Stateside, check out Siri, it has a much more natural speech engine. From doing a little digging around, it seems not everyone is getting the new voices. Voice Memos is...

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Siri learns how to pronounce names in iOS 7
Jun24

Siri learns how to pronounce names in iOS 7

Anyone who has tried to use Siri on their Apple device, we all know that it pronounces half of the things wrong, and doesn’t understand it when we say it right. Now, in iOS 7 you can teach Siri how to say a word which it wont be saying right. If you ask Siri to call up someone or something, and it pronounces the name wrong, all you have to say is “that’s not how you pronounce [name]“. And then it’ll ask you to pronounce it...

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