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  1. HunnieBunnie

    Siri Unable to Hear Again

    I had this problem a few months ago, and then it improved, but now it seems to have returned. Siri cannot hear what i say and then respond. Everything is turned on in settings. If I shut down the mobile and then reboot it, it usually clears the problem for a little while, but then it returns...
  2. Kevin Barnes

    Siri Not Showing Up on Lock Screen

    I updated my iPhone x lately and now Siri not showing up on lock screen. Its worked perfectly before. why is this happening? Can anybody know how to fix it?
  3. DallasFan

    I can't hear Siri. I can see the text, but I can't hear the audio.

    I don't use Siri too often. The last time I used her ( I have the Australian female voice) was about 2,3 weeks ago. I tried to use it a little while ago to get the temperature. It is quite pleasant outside and I wondered how warm it was........( it is 68F / 20C). When I asked Siri for the...
  4. Col.bris

    Introduction to Siri Shortcuts

    Siri Shortcuts Streamline the things you do often with shortcuts. Siri can now intelligently pair your daily routines with third-party apps to suggest convenient shortcuts right when you need them.5 So if you typically pick up a coffee on the way to work, Siri will learn your routine and suggest...
  5. Maura

    Apple’s Got World Cup Fever

    The soccer World Cup kicked off today in Russia, and millions of people all over the world will be watching the month-long tournament and also looking for ways to keep informed about all aspects of the tournament both on the go and at home. MacRumors reports that Apple has outlined some of the...
  6. Maura

    New Survey Finds iPhone X Owners Love Everything About Their Phones Except Siri

    Forbes reports today on a new survey from Tech.pinions that polled early iPhone X adopters with the aim of finding out what features they like best and least about their new iPhone, and also how satisfied they are overall with the phone. For the most part, the survey has very good news for...
  7. Maura

    Apple to Issue Fix to Stop Siri Reading Hidden Lock Screen Notifications

    Apple has today told MacRumors that it is working on a fix to stop Siri being able to read out loud hidden lock screen notifications. “We are aware of the issue and it will be addressed in an upcoming software update,” said Apple. It’s not yet known if this will be in the forthcoming iOS 11.3...
  8. Maura

    Audio Expert Says That HomePod is an “Audiophile-Grade Speaker”

    It seems like Apple’s determination to focus primarily on HomePod’s sound over anything else has really paid off, as according to AppleInsider, one particular audio expert is hailing the newly released speaker as acoustical “witchcraft” and “100 percent an Audiophile-grade Speaker.” In one...
  9. Maura

    Early HomePod Reviews Heap Praise on the Sound but Say Siri Needs Work

    AppleInsider reports today on the first in-depth HomePod reviews to appear prior to the smart speaker’s arrival in stores on Friday. The New York Times’s Brian X. Cheng found HomePod lacking in terms of various task tests that he set for it in comparison with Google Home and Amazon Echo, and...
  10. Maura

    First HomePod Hands-On Review Outlines Privacy Safeguards

    9to5 Mac writes that according to the first hands-on HomePod review from Refinery29, Apple’s smart speaker, which will be available to pre-order from tomorrow, not only looks great, it also sounds better than Google Home Max, Amazon Echo, and Sonos One. The Refinery29 article also touched on...
  11. Maura

    Apple’s HomePod is Out on February 9

    Apple finally announced today that its highly anticipated, Siri-powered smart speaker will be released on February 9 in the US, UK, and Australia, with pre-orders starting this Friday, January 26. It will also be available in France and Germany in the spring. Apple says that the 7-inchs-tall...
  12. Maura

    Apple’s HomePod to Launch Within the Next 4 to 6 Weeks

    9to5 Mac reports today that analysts at GBH Insights are saying that Apple’s HomePod smart speaker is finally due to launch within the next 4 to 6 weeks. However, GBH says that Apple faces an “uphill climb” in the crowded smart speaker field, for two reasons in particular. Firstly, GBH...
  13. Maura

    Apple Delays Launch of HomePod Smart Speaker Until 2018

    If you’ve been planning to buy Apple’s Siri-driven HomePod smart speaker this holiday season, then unfortunately you’re going to be disappointed, as Apple has announced today in the following statement that it has pushed the HomePod release date back to the beginning of 2018. When the HomePod...
  14. KevinJS

    Siri's sense of humour

    Here's something to try if you are bored. Hey, Siri. What is zero divided by zero. No spoilers. Try it.
  15. Maura

    Apple Explains Machine Learning Tech Behind Siri

    AppleInsider reports today on a post on Apple’s Machine Learning blog that details exactly what happens when you use the “Hey Siri” command with your iOS device. In particular, the blog post explains the role of the detector, which is a speech recognizer that is always listening out for the...
  16. M

    Can Siri be my hands-free talking dictionary?

    Does anyone know how to get Siri to speak a requested word definition? E.g., if I say, "Siri, define arbitrary", it tells me that it has found web pages for "define arbitrary", which means I have to click on one and then read the definition. Is there a voice command that will simply make Siri...
  17. Maura

    OLED iPhone May Use Sleep/Wake Button For Non-Voice Siri Activation

    MacRumors reports that according to a tweet from iOS developer Guilherme Rambo, who has been digging around in source code, it looks like Apple might be getting round the lack of a physical home button to activate Siri by having users hold down the Sleep/Wake button if they don’t want to use the...
  18. Maura

    Barclays is the First UK High Street Bank to Let You Make Payments Via Siri

    Barclays has today announced that it is the first UK high street bank to enable payments by Apple’s virtual assistant, Siri. According to Barclays, customers can now make payments to existing payees or mobile contacts simply by saying “Hey Siri, Pay [Sarah] £15 with Barclays.” You don’t even...
  19. Maura

    Apple Releases More iPhone 7 Ads Featuring The Rock

    Apple has today released several smaller videos featuring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Siri, following on from last month’s Top-3-trending YouTube mini movie, writes 9to5 Mac. Two of the new videos show certain sections of the main video designed to highlight particular Siri commands, such as...
  20. Maura

    The Rock and Siri Dominate the Internet in New Apple Ad

    When Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson announced yesterday via a fantastic movie poster that he had teamed up with Apple’s Siri there were certainly a few cynics around wondering if Apple had lost its mind, but it turns out that Apple knew exactly what it was doing, as the YouTube short film, entitled...