New Apple patent could help Siri learn newly created words and phrases

New Apple patent might assist Siri study newly created phrases and phrases

While you can truthfully debate about whether or not Google Assistant or Amazon Alexa is the higher digital assistant, Apple’s Siri is basically thought-about to be the worst of the three. Finally, it seems to be like Apple might be engaged on altering that — the corporate has been awarded a patent associated to discovering […]

With Alexa Skill Blueprints, Amazon leaves Apple’s Siri in the dust

With Alexa Skill Blueprints, Amazon leaves Apple’s Siri within the mud

Evidence that Amazon’s Alexa has neutralized Siri’s early lead within the race to popularize AI assistants has been mounting for months. But this morning’s announcement of Alexa Skill Blueprints — a manner for common folks to develop Alexa’s talents with personalised expertise — now means that Amazon has pulled too far forward for Apple to meaningfully shut […]

Apple considers using AI to improve ‘Hey Siri’

Apple considers utilizing AI to enhance ‘Hey Siri’

While the 12 months has been dominated by stories of Siri’s problems, one in all Siri’s successes — its skill to begin listening when invoked with “Hey Siri” — is the topic of Apple’s newest Machine Learning Journal entry, which additionally hints at future enhancements for the function. The weblog explains how iOS units now repeatedly hear […]

Is Apple’s HomePod failing?

Daniel CooperSenior Editor (Has a Google Home Mini, Sony HT-CT80 residence theater system and a Soundfreaq Sound Platform 2 speaker.) I am not in any manner stunned that the HomePod has fizzled, just because it is a bizarre product with a really bizarre proposition. I critically thought of shopping for it within the run-up to […]

Curious about Cortana? Here's how to set up the Windows 10 voice assistant

Curious about Cortana? Here's easy methods to arrange the Windows 10 voice assistant

You would possibly know Cortana as the digital voice assistant on the defunct Windows Phone cellular platform, named after the AI character in Microsoft’s Halo recreation collection. Starting with Windows 10, Cortana has graduated to the desktop working system’s main search instrument, plus many different customizable and private capabilities. Here’s easy methods to arrange and use […]

Looks Like Nobody Wants to Buy Apple’s HomePod

Looks Like Nobody Wants to Buy Apple’s HomePod

Photo: Adam Clark Estes (Gizmodo) Surprise, shock, seems Apple’s debut foray into the world of voice assistant-enabled audio system isn’t fairly dwelling as much as the corporate’s preliminary expectations. According to a Bloomberg report, the corporate has lowered the variety of Homepods being manufactured by one in all its companions, Inventec Corporation, and is reportedly […]

HomePod sales reportedly slow as Apple works on fixing Siri and wood rings

HomePod gross sales reportedly sluggish as Apple works on fixing Siri and wooden rings

Initial gross sales of Apple’s HomePod have underperformed — even measured in opposition to the corporate’s conservative forecasts — main Apple to chop manufacturing orders and decrease forecasts, Bloomberg stories. After debuting to mediocre reviews, the sensible speaker was discovered to damage wood surfaces and stumble over Siri requests, and Apple remains to be engaged on fixes. […]

Bloomberg: HomePod gross sales are gradual, per suppliers and analysts

With all of these parts going towards it, it isn’t laborious to see why the speaker won’t be flying off the shelf, with its present place as a high-priced iPhone accent as an alternative of a very good standalone unit. Most of the problems we noted in our original review, whereas others like its tendency […]

MIT's wearable gadget can 'hear' the phrases you say in your head

While the white gadget now seems to be like some bizarre medical gadget strapped to your face, it is easy to see future purposes getting smaller and fewer apparent, in addition to helpful with our cell lives (together with Hey Siri and OK Google conditions). The MIT system has electrodes that decide up the alerts […]

Apple’s latest hire should see Siri get seriously smarter

Apple’s newest rent ought to see Siri get significantly smarter

John Giannandrea talking in 2017. TechCrunch A day after information broke of John Giannandrea’s departure from Google, it’s emerged that the substitute intelligence (A.I.) and search specialist has gone to Apple in what’s broadly seen as a coup for the tech big. The 53-year-old Scot will head up Apple’s “machine learning and A.I. strategy,” in […]