Samuel L. Jackson, John Malkovich and Zooey Deschanel have all appeared in commercials hawking Siri, the voice command feature on the iPhone. And now they’re joined by one of our greatest living directors, Martin Scorsese. Watch how Siri helps Mr. Scorsese change up his jam-packed schedule on the fly in the above video.
Anything is better when it’s deep fried, right? Inspired by an internet video of a Japanese youth deep frying and eating his PSP, Photographer Henry Hargreaves decided to refine the idea by toning down the danger and upping the artistry. With the concept in place, Hargreaves began gathering up used gadgets – ranging from MacBooks [...]
Siri is pretty amazing just as Apple has offered it, but more and more developers and hackers are beginning to ponder even stronger possibilities for Apple’s virtual assistant. Even though it is probably faster to start a car yourself, the hack in the above video is quite ridiculous. It shows Siri starting the engine of [...]
YouTube videos produced by Google start featuring the Galaxy Nexus, as seen above and below. “Calling all pretty faces” says one advertisement featuring the controversial Face Unlock novelty feature. Another video showcases the Android 4.0′s Android Beam sharing feature. One of the new Galaxy Nexus videos uploaded today is the “home screen how-to” explaining the [...]
Conversion rates are higher for tablet buyers than for desktop buyers. That’s what the infographic “Are Tablet Buyers Taking Over Ecommerce?” published by Monetate actually shows us. According to ReadWriteWeb in September 2011 alone, nearly half of tablet owners made purchases on their devices. Already 12% of the Internet-using U.S. owns a tablet and, according [...]
Scottish owners of the new Apple iPhone 4S have complained that Siri offers less than spectacular recognition of the Scottish accent. Apple claims that Siri is optimised to work on US, UK and Australian accents but some users north of Hadrian’s Wall have complained about Siri’s performance on the Scotch dialect of English. The following [...]
CNET UK has made a video that literally explains the evolution of Computers, Internet, Mobile Phones, App store, Media distribution and microprocessors in approximately 4 minutes, and dedicates it to the memory of Steve Jobs. Watch this amazing video of the history of the iPhone that tracks innovations from the first mobile phone call to [...]
Many users and technology pundits are wondering why Siri should be different from other voice recognition apps on other platforms, like the voice recognition features on Android and Windows Phone 7. The thing that makes Siri really special is about what happens after the voice command has been turned into text. E.g., tell another system [...]