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Bixby users. Yes, both of you! Samsung's unloved voice assistant now works with its unloved DeX desktop mode

Has anyone really ever seen someone else use either of these in the wild? Samsung hasn't given up on Bixby. No, the South Korean electronics giant has confirmed a major update to its voice assistant platform, introducing support for the DeX desktop computing mode while taking design cues from Apple's latest Siri refresh.…
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Amazon iOS Users Can Now Text Alexa Questions and Requests

Amazon has added a new feature to its Alexa app for iOS devices, which is designed to allow users to type Alexa commands rather than having to use voice commands to interact with the personal assistant. In a statement provided to The Verge, Amazon says that Type with Alexa is a new feature that's available as of today in public preview capacity in the United States. Alexa iOS users can type anything that would normally require a voice command into the app. Type to Alexa can be accessed by ta...
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$99 Speaker Showdown: HomePod Mini vs. Amazon Echo and Google Nest Audio

Apple recently released the HomePod mini, a new $99 version of the original HomePod that's smaller, cuter, and, most importantly, competitively priced. At $99, the ‌HomePod mini‌ can better compete with affordable smart speakers from companies like Google and Amazon. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. The ‌HomePod mini‌ has been praised for its high-quality sound at its price point, so we thought we'd compare it to Google's Nest Audio and Amazon's Echo to see how...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Spotify, Featured, Siri, Pandora, Nest, Amazon Echo, Apple Music, Alexa, Amazon Music, MacRumors YouTube, Alexa Amazon, Buyer's Guide, Amazon Subscribe


Telegram Beta Becomes First Third-Party App to Use Announce Messages With Siri

The latest beta of messaging app Telegram supports Apple's Announce Messages with Siri feature on AirPods, allowing users to listen and reply to new messages without an iPhone or iPad handy (via The 8-Bit). Announce Messages with ‌Siri‌ reads an incoming message to a user's headphones when they are connected to an ‌iPhone‌ or ‌iPad‌ and their device is locked. When a new message arrives, ‌Siri‌ plays a tone, announces the sender's name, and reads the message. There is then the option to reply...
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Roku Hires Apple’s Chief Architect for Siri to Lead Advanced Development

Roku recruited Apple exec Brian Pinkerton, a tech veteran who served as chief architect of Siri for the past three years, as senior VP of advanced development. Pinkerton, who joined Roku last month, will “lead technical innovation and strategic software development,” according to the company. He has more than 30 years of experience in leadership […]
Tags: Apple, News, Siri, Roku, Pinkerton, Brian Pinkerton, Roku Hires Apple


Microsoft Teams Getting CarPlay Integration and Device Swapping Support for Calls

Microsoft today updated its Microsoft Teams software to add improvements to Teams Calling, making it easier for organizations and their employees to keep in contact with one another. The Calls app has been overhauled to bring all of the important phone call info to one space. It includes a dial pad, call history, voicemail, contacts, and settings for a better call workflow. Call recordings can be shared in OneDrive and SharePoint, and there's a new spam identification tool that earmarks pote...
Tags: Apple, Microsoft, Siri, Microsoft Microsoft, Microsoft Teams


Apple Cyber Monday 2020 deals still available now — save on Apple Watch, AirPods, Macs, and more

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Apple;Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Today's Cyber Monday event may be coming to an end, and even though we didn't see deals on Apple products from Apple itself, plenty of retailers offered discounts on AirPods, Macs, iPhones, iPads, Apple Watches, and more, including Best Buy, Target, Amazon, and Walmart. And, many of these deals are still available.Since many r...
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Apple Cyber Monday 2020 deals still available — save on Apple Watch, AirPods, Macs, and more

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Apple;Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Today's Cyber Monday event may be coming to an end, and even though we didn't see deals on Apple products from Apple itself, plenty of retailers offered discounts on AirPods, Macs, iPhones, iPads, Apple Watches, and more, including Best Buy, Target, Amazon, and Walmart. And, many of these deals are still available.Since many r...
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Apple Cyber Monday 2020 deals are available today, with savings on Apple Watch, AirPods, Macs, and more

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Apple;Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Cyber Monday has become a major shopping holiday, even eclipsing Black Friday last year in terms of online sales. Today, Cyber Monday has already proven to be especially lucrative when it comes to Apple discounts, considering many retailers began posting deals even before Thanksgiving.Discounts on the Apple Watch, AirPods, and...
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Apple Cyber Monday 2020 deals are available right now, with savings on Apple Watch, AirPods, Macs, and more

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Apple; Gilbert Espinoza/Business Insider Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Cyber Monday has become a major shopping holiday, even eclipsing Black Friday last year in terms of online sales. This Cyber Monday has already proven to be especially lucrative when it comes to Apple discounts, and the deal event doesn't even officially start until tomorrow.Deals on the Apple Watch, AirPods, and other dev...
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Apple Cyber Monday 2020 deals are available right now, including the Apple Watch, AirPods, and more — here are the best discounts

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Apple; Gilbert Espinoza/Business Insider Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Cyber Monday has grown to be just as important as that other shopping holiday. In fact, it had even eclipsed Black Friday last year in terms of online sales. This Cyber Monday has already proven to be especially lucrative when it comes to Apple discounts, even on Saturday and Sunday.Deals on the Apple Watch, AirPods, and o...
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Apple Black Friday deals on AirPods, Apple Watches, and more devices are available now — here are the best discounts

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Apple; Gilbert Espinoza/Business Insider Black Friday is almost here, and retailers like Amazon, Target, Best Buy, and Walmart are offering noteworthy deals on Apple products.Some of the best discounts include price drops on the Apple Watch Series 6, AirPods Pro, and among others.Read Insider Reviews' Black Friday 2020 deals and Cyber Monday 2020 deals coverage for more savings.Sign up for Inside...
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What will tomorrow’s tech look like? Ask someone who can’t see

Will Butler Contributor Share on Twitter Will Butler is a writer, producer and podcast host from California. Legally blind since age of 19, Will has written and produced numerous stories about adjusting to vision loss. Will joined Be My Eyes as its VP in 2019 after four years at Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired in San Francisco. You can listen to Will’s interviews with leaders from the world of blindness and accessibilit...
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Noise-canceling headphones that pair big sound with sweet silence

I never thought I’d need a pair of serious noise-canceling headphones. I don’t mind hours of droning white noise on international flights and generally don’t like feeling like my head’s been locked in an airless tomb, so I’ve always used open headphones that let ambient sound in. But 2020 broke me. I’ve always preferred the hushed, mild chatter of a coworking space to the distractions of home (no offense to my wife who has to be on Zoom all day, every day!). Stranded without the productivi...
Tags: Reviews, TC, Hardware, Siri, Tech, Headphones, Buying Guide, Sony, Bose, Audiophile, Noise Canceling, Sennheiser, Alexa Google


The HomePod Mini's great sound and unique iPhone features make it a tempting purchase for Apple fans, but devices from Amazon and Google are still a better deal

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Lisa Eadicicco/Business Insider Apple's HomePod Mini offers rich sound quality and convenient features that make it a much more compelling sell than its predecessor.One of its most interesting perks is the ability to quickly transfer audio and other information between your iPhone and the speaker.But the HomePod Mini is still limited compared to its rivals when it comes to the services and devices ...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Google, Amazon, Spotify, Audio, Speakers, Trends, Siri, Tech, Bloomberg, Smart Home, Alexa, Apple Google, Google Amazon, Amazon Alexa


Universal Electronics Offers Alternative Apple TV Remote to Cable Companies

Universal Electronics has announced its own take on Apple's divisive Apple TV Remote that's "specifically developers and designed" for cable, satellite, and MVPD (multichannel video program distributor) customers, according to the company (via The Verge). The UEI Remote uses Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) connectivity together with Infrared to provide universal control, and offers ‌Apple TV‌ users content search and control via Siri and a program guide button for live TV viewing functions, along ...
Tags: Apple, Siri, Apple TV, EPG, Universal Electronics, UEI, Apple TV Don, Siri zwnj, Universal Electronics Offers Alternative Apple, Paul Arling CEO Universal Electronics Inc


Apple Cyber Monday deals on AirPods, the Apple Watch, and more are available now ahead of November 30 — here are the best discounts

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Lisa Eadicicco/Business Insider Thanksgiving is just around the corner, which means a lot of upcoming Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals are already underway.Apple products like the AirPods, Apple Watch, and iPhone are already on sale ahead of the shopping holiday at retailers like Amazon, Walmart, Target, and Best Buy. Read Insider Reviews' Black Friday 2020 deals and Cyber Monday 2020 deals cove...
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First HomePod Jailbreak Stokes Speculation About Smart Speaker's Hacking Potential

The team behind the "Checkra1n" jailbreaking tool for iOS claims to have used it to successfully jailbreak Apple's HomePod, although it's unclear what that could mean for the smart speaker in terms of hacking potential. The news was announced by Twitter user L1ngL1ng, who shared a screenshot of a macOS Terminal window that appears to show command line root access to the ‌HomePod‌ over a secure shell (SSH) connection. The command line grab suggests the device in question is an original 2018 ...
Tags: Apple, Jailbreak, Siri, HomePod


Apple Black Friday deals on AirPods, Apple Watches, and more devices are available now ahead of November 27 — here are the best discounts

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Apple Black Friday is fast approaching, and retailers like Amazon, Target, Best Buy, and Walmart are offering noteworthy deals on Apple products.Some of the best discounts include price drops on the Apple Watch Series 6, AirPods Pro, and among others.Read Insider Reviews' Black Friday 2020 deals and Cyber Monday 2020 deals coverage for more savings.Sign up for Insider Reviews' weekly newsletter f...
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Are Consumers Ready for Facial Technology? Amazon Bets On It With Smart Glasses

The public version of Amazon's Echo Frames, smart glasses with hands-free access to virtual assistants Alexa, Google Assistant and Siri, is now available for pre-order and will start shipping Dec. 10. The eyewear, which was announced as a "Day 1 Edition" last year and has until now been accessible by invitation only, is officially open...
Tags: Amazon, General, Advertising, Siri, Alexa Google


Neural’s guide to the glorious future of AI: Here’s how machines become sentient

Welcome to Neural’s guide to the glorious future of AI. What wonders will tomorrow’s machines be capable of? How do we get from Alexa and Siri to Rosie the Robot and R2D2? In this speculative science series we’ll put our optimist hats on and try to answer those questions and more. Let’s start with a big one: The Singularity. The future realization of robot lifeforms is referred to by a plethora of terms – sentience, artificial general intelligence (AGI), living machines, self-aware robots, and s...
Tags: Startups, Science, Siri, Artificial Intelligence, Robots, Agi, Alexa, Rosie, Neural


Hands-On With the New HomePod Mini

Apple's new $99 HomePod mini officially launched yesterday, with the first pre-order purchases arriving to customers and Apple beginning in-store sales. We picked up a new ‌HomePod mini‌ and thought we'd test it out for MacRumors readers who are curious how Apple's smaller HomePod measures up to the original model. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. The ‌HomePod mini‌ measures in at just 3.3 inches tall and 3.9 inches wide, so it's a good deal smaller than the st...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Siri, Apple Music, MacRumors YouTube, HomePod Mini


How to delete your Siri history on any Apple device, so that Apple won't save and analyze your voice files

It's possible to delete up to six months of your Siri history. Thomas Trutschel/Getty Images To delete your Siri history, make sure your Apple device is fully updated, and then open the "Siri" page in its settings menu. When you speak to Siri, your voice files are uploaded to Apple's servers for processing, but your personal information isn't attached to it. Deleting your Siri history will only erase the last six months of voice files.  Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library f...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ipad, Privacy, Mac, Trends, Siri, Apple TV, Apple Watch, Catalina, Dave Johnson, Internet History, Tech Insider, Apple HomePod, Smart Assistants, Thomas Trutschel Getty


Apple-Owned Shazam App Surpasses 200 Million Monthly Active Users Worldwide

Shazam, the music recognition app that Apple purchased in 2018, has surpassed 200 million monthly active users worldwide. Shazam is available as a standalone app and as a built-in feature on the iPhone and iPad, accessible through Siri and through a new Music Recognition toggle added to the Control Center in iOS 14. Oliver Schusser, Apple's vice president of Apple Music, Beats, and International Content, commented on the milestone and said that Apple and Shazam offer a "seamless experience" f...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Siri, Apple Music, Shazam, Control Center, Robin Schulz, Oliver Schusser Apple, Siri zwnj, Apple Music Beats and International Content


A comprehensive list of Siri voice commands you can use on an iPhone

Your iPhone's Siri assistant can help you with more than you may think. fizkes/Getty Images You can use Siri voice commands to control certain features of your iPhone through the virtual assistant hands-free. Siri has an ever-growing list of commands you can give, and some of them can be enormously helpful in day-to-day life. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. When voice commands first came out on phones, it was a bit of a joke — they were finicky, har...
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Apple's HomePod Mini review: Attractive price, more useful than Google speakers

With Apple's HomePod Mini you can dictate texts, find your phone and use as TV speakers. But some Siri commands will require some setup.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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How to create trust in artificial intelligence using open source

Artificial intelligence (AI) is being used more frequently in our daily lives, with systems such as Siri and Alexa becoming commonplace in many households. Many households themselves are "smart," powered by devices that can control your lights, heating and air, and even the music playing. And those music players are powered by AI that recommends songs and artists you may like.read more
Tags: Siri, Linux, Alexa


macOS Big Sur Features: Everything New in Today's Release (mac rumors)

Apple is set to release macOS Big Sur in a few hours based on past macOS release timelines, and it's a major update with a whole slew of new features. Ahead of the launch, we've highlighted the biggest changes so you can get a quick overview of what to expect when downloading it later today. Redesign ‌macOS Big Sur‌ brings a significant redesign to the Mac operating system, debuting the first design refinements that we've seen to macOS in years. It overhauls the entire look of the software...
Tags: Apple, Firefox, News, Siri, Eta, Catalina, Control Center, Juli Clover, Mac Photos Update Photos


The CDC Recommends You Watch These TikToks To Distract Yourself From This Never-Ending Quarantine

I spend more time watching these content creators on the internet than I do seeing my friends - and during COVID - that’s totally okay! Until there’s a widespread COVID vaccine available (or if we all get our sh*t together and wear our masks properly for a few weeks) we are living in perpetual captivity - weeeeeee! To distract you from the invisible prison we’re all trapped in for the foreseeable future, I wanted to show you a few viral comedians I came across this week on TikTok: , , ...
Tags: Cdc, Siri, Humor, Boomers, Moller, Tiktok, Kat Curtis, Katie Florence, Molly May Rockwell


[REVIEW] iASUS Stealth Throat Microphone

Introduction Real time, face-to-face communication in our COVID-19 world is or can be severely restricted and technology-based solution is more important than ever.  And thankfully, for the most part, our requirements are met or being met through solutions that provide the ability to communicate in real-time, at any time, with someone in virtually any part of the world. Communication and data technology products that can be used without compromising personal safety protocols and the integrity o...
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