Google Duplex demo reveals fresh details about how the AI-powered calling service will work

AI Weekly: If Duplex is the long run, then Google Assistant, Alexa, and Cortana ought to begin working collectively

Last week, Google gave the world more information about Duplex, its experimental conversational AI that makes cellphone calls to schedule appointments or make restaurant reservations in your behalf. With preliminary trials anticipated to start within the coming weeks, the corporate shared further particulars about the way it will navigate communication between a Google Assistant person and […]

Apple releases Siri Shortcuts beta for iOS 12 developers

Apple releases Siri Shortcuts beta for iOS 12 builders

Siri Shortcuts, one in every of iOS 12’s tentpole options, is now obtainable to pick out third-party builders for testing functions. The function will allow builders to create Siri voice triggers for particular options of their apps, increasing Apple’s digital private assistant’s capabilities past their present limitations. As we famous shortly after the function was […]

iPhone Confuses ‘Syria’ for ‘Siri’ During UK Defense Secretary’s Speech

iPhone Confuses ‘Syria’ for ‘Siri’ During UK Defense Secretary’s Speech

WhoopsScreenshot: BBC For fashionable smartphone house owners, it’s a typical sufficient of an incidence. You’re simply sitting there, speaking about no matter, when instantly you say one thing that triggers the digital assistant in your telephone. Now usually, you’d most likely get aggravated for a second, faucet a button to dismiss the interruption, after which […]

Siri Erroneously Told People Stan Lee Was Dead

Siri Erroneously Told People Stan Lee Was Dead

Stan Lee on the premiere of Spider-Man: Homecoming.Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez (Getty Images) For just a few transient moments, comedian e book followers all over the world had been shocked to listen to some tragic information. But fortunately, the panic didn’t final lengthy. As first reported by CinemaBlend, Siri spent a bit of time this […]

Apple confirms Maps outage: ‘Directions not available’ (Updated)

Apple confirms Maps outage: ‘Directions not out there’ (Updated)

Apple’s Maps, the default mapping and driving instructions software for iOS and Macs, skilled a uncommon however main outage immediately, as instructions turned unavailable throughout all of Apple’s gadgets. The outage has been acknowledged on Apple’s standing web page as affecting each Maps Search and Routing & Navigation, and seems to be hitting customers throughout many […]

Apple's HomePod in stereo: When two grow to be one

Having two HomePods means the already-impressive bass efficiency is even stronger, and you may crank up the amount much more. Just like with a single unit, you will get fairly near max quantity with out the music distorting. That was priceless for mainly all kinds of music I attempted, from the luxurious orchestration in Howard […]

Apple’s Shortcuts gives developers a reason to care about Siri

Apple’s Shortcuts offers builders a purpose to care about Siri

If you go to Apple’s App Store immediately and search “Siri,” you’ll discover a assortment of apps that join with the AI assistant to hail a Lyft, ship a WhatsApp message, or ship cash to a good friend with Square Cash. What you may not discover with out appreciable effort is a fast clarification of […]

‘Hey Siri’ is solely elective in watchOS 5

Why do you have to say Siri if you’ve already received your Apple Watch hovering proper in entrance of your face? Soon, you will not must . WatchOS 5 will drop the necessity so that you can vocally summon Siri, as an alternative, as quickly as your elevate your machine up, it’s going to begin […]