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Guide to Voice Assistants in Business

We’ve all heard about Apple’s Siri, Google’s Assistant, Amazon’s Alexa and Microsoft’s Cortana but what do they do? They are voice assistants that use voice-activated apps and AI technology. As a result, they can help us get directions, research, make appointments and more. Spurred by the explosive growth in digital technologies, the voice assistant revolution is quietly finding its way into our daily lives. Where we were once limited by the tools for our business, today we have a wide variety ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft, Cortana, Samsung, Sales, Siri, Facebook Messenger, Voice, Pew Research Center, Shopify, Voice Assistants, Alexa, Siri Google


How to fast forward on your Apple TV in nearly any app, with either type of remote

You can fast forward on an Apple TV using the buttons on the remote — however, what you'll need to press depends on which type of remote you have. You can fast forward on an Apple TV frame-by-frame, or seconds at a time. Some programs can also be fast forwarded chapter-by-chapter. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. In most Apple TV apps, you can fast forward as well as rewind the content that you watch. This includes apps like Netflix, YouTube, Hulu, and more. The biggest exc...
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How to charge your Apple TV remote, or change its battery if you have an older model

To charge a newer Apple TV remote, you'll simply need to plug it into a wall, computer, or other USB outlet using a lightning cable. Older Apple TV remotes can't be charged, and will instead need to have their batteries changed. You can check how much charge is left in your Apple TV remotes by visiting your "Remotes and Devices" menu. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Apple TV's remotes are useful, but like all electronic devices, they'll eventually run out of charge. A remo...
Tags: Apple, Trends, Siri Remote, Siri Apple


Becky Jo’s Carfree Life: WTF Apple? (and other route questions)

Becky Jo’s bicycle phone mount sans phone. Let’s stop for a second. During this adventure, I’m going to be reconciling a lot of my previous car-driving lifestyle with my current carfree lifestyle. I’m excited to have a new world to learn about, and while I’m not technologically or mechanically inept, this is a whole new world of application. Also, yes, some of you will really want to send me to LMGTFY. Normally I would too – but there’s so much out there, and a lot of it is completely contradi...
Tags: Apple, Google, Samsung, Nike, Adidas, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Broadway, Google Maps, Kenton, Greeley, North Portland, Siri Apple, Becky Jo, Family Biking


Siri called Israel the 'Zionist occupation state' when users asked about President Reuven Rivlin, according to videos shared to social media

Siri, Apple's virtual assistant, appeared to call Israel the "Zionist occupation state" when users asked about the president of the country, according to posts made to social media. The edit likely came from Wikipedia, though Apple has not confirmed the source of the error.  While the issue appears to have been resolved, it is not the first instance of Siri providing a questionable response.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Apple is facing questions Sunday as to why Siri, ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Wikipedia, Israel, US, Trends, Siri, Benjamin Netanyahu, Donald Trump, Reuven Rivlin, Amazon Alexa, Rivlin, Siri Apple, Siri How, Michelle Sindyukov, Mayer Fertig


iPhone 11 will reportedly ditch a marquee feature that took Apple 5 years to develop

Another day, another potential iPhone 11 leak. We already know so much about Apple's upcoming next-generation iPhone models. The iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Max, and iPhone 11R (or whatever Apple ends up calling it) are basically shaping up to be "S" upgrades to last year's "S" upgrade. We've seen this before when Apple launched the iPhone 7 that looked just like the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6 but packed some new finishes and a new camera to encourage upgrades. The iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Max w...
Tags: Apple, News, Barclays, Max, Siri Apple, Avi Cieplinski


August Smart Lock Pro + Connect Review

August.com Love this lock! I’ve been using August locks in my home for YEARS now, love em. The ultimate smart lock for your smart home Lock and unlock your door from anywhere, grant secure access to friends and family, and track who is coming and going, all from the August app. Automatically unlocks when you arrive and locks when you leave. August Smart Lock Pro works with all three voice assistants – Siri, Amazon Alexa, and the Google Assistant. Add a Smart Keypad and save Total control ...
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The differences between Apple's original AirPods and the new AirPods (AAPL)

Apple quietly announced its new generation of AirPods, which come with a few differences over the original AirPods released back in December 2016. The majority of differences are general improvements in functionality.  There's also a new charging case option that can charge wirelessly. Apple on Wednesday released its new generation of AirPods, and they sure look a lot like the original AirPods that Apple released back in December 2016. But the exterior is where the similarities end with Apple...
Tags: Apple, Trends, Siri, Siri Apple, AirPods, AirPods AAPL


Apple is expected to launch new AirPods later this year — here are the features we want to see (AAPL)

Apple is expected to launch a new version of its AirPods wireless earbuds later this year, followed by a more significant redesign in 2020. Although AirPods have been generally well-received, there are a few features available on rival headphones that we'd like to see on Apple's earbuds in the future.  It's been more than two years since Apple introduced its AirPods in 2016 — the $159 wireless earbuds that automatically pair with iPhones, iPads, and Macs, and work with Siri. But the AirPods w...
Tags: Apple, Samsung, Trends, Siri, Bloomberg, Jabra, Bragi, Ming Chi Kuo, Siri Apple


Apple Acquires Voice App Startup PullString (mac rumors)

Apple recently purchased PullString, a San Francisco startup that enables the design and publishing of voice apps through its PullString Converse platform, reports Axios. PullString could be used to improve the voice capabilities of Siri, Apple's personal voice assistant. On its website, PullString says that it can be used to "collaboratively design, prototype and publish voice applications for Amazon Alexa."At PullString, we strive to help people talk effortlessly with voice technology ...
Tags: Apple, News, San Francisco, Pixar, Amazon Echo, Amazon Alexa, Juli Clover, Siri Apple, Amazon Alexa Google, Google Assistant Apple, Apple Acquires Voice App Startup, Axios PullString


New AirPods didn't make the cut at Apple's big event — here's what else Apple left out (AAPL)

If you were hoping that Apple would unveil an updated version of its popular AirPod headphones at its press event on Tuesday, you were out of luck. The company used the event to refresh its lineup of iPad Pro tablets and to finally update its aging Mac Mini desktop and MacBook Air computers. But despite rumors and reports circulating before the event, it didn't launch a new set of AirPods. And that wasn't all that the company left out. Although Apple has held two press events in the last two mo...
Tags: Apple, Congress, Trends, Siri, Bloomberg, Intel, Tim Cook, MacBook Air, Ming Chi Kuo, Siri Apple


Apple integrates top apps within Siri Shortcuts to make them easier to use

Apple has announced that top apps are integrated within the Siri Shortcuts making apps even easier to use with a simple tap or by asking Siri. Apple announced Siri Shortcuts at the WWDC event and uses powerful on-device intelligence to help users get things done faster. Apple says that Siri Shortcuts help users tackle daily tasks in an instant With just a tap on the Lock screen or by asking Siri, users quickly gain access to apps like Evernote, create audio and camera notes and print and much...
Tags: Apple, News, Siri, Blogging, Siri Apple, Siri Search, Siri Shortcuts, Trello Omnifocus


The new Apple Watch reviews are in — and the steep price tag is raising as many eyebrows as the features (AAPL)

The new Apple Watch models go on sale on Friday. It's the first major redesign of the product since Apple first released it in 2015. The Apple Watch Series 4 has a bigger screen and new health sensors, and it's thinner too. But specs don't really matter in day-to-day use. What matters is how the watch works — especially considering these models start at $400, a steep price for a watch or an iPhone accessory. Apple lent a bunch of bloggers and publications new Apple Watch units ahead of Friday's...
Tags: Apple, Trends, New York Times, Sydney, Apple Watch, Siri Apple, CNBC Hodinkee The New York Times USA Today


The new Apple Watch reviews are in — and its features may be overshadowed by its steep price tag (AAPL)

The new Apple Watch models go on sale on Friday. It's the first major redesign of the product since Apple first released it in 2015. The Apple Watch Series 4 has a bigger screen and new health sensors, and it's thinner too. But specs don't really matter in day-to-day use. What matters is how the watch works — especially considering these models start at $400, a steep price for a watch or an iPhone accessory. Apple lent a bunch of bloggers and publications new Apple Watch units ahead of Friday's...
Tags: Apple, Trends, New York Times, Sydney, Apple Watch, Aapl, Siri Apple, CNBC Hodinkee The New York Times USA Today


Apple just launched new MacBook Pro laptops — and they have a updated keyboard (AAPL)

Apple launched new MacBook Pro laptops on Thursday. The 13-inch model with Touch Bar and the 15-inch model with Touch Bar have new processors and a few other updates. They're not cheap though — the 13-inch starts at $1799, and the 15-inch is $2399.  The thin-and-light MacBook and the MacBook Air didn't get updates.   Apple launched new MacBook Pro laptops on Thursday with updated processors, displays, and a "quieter" keyboard.  There are several new configurations for both the 13-inch MacBoo...
Tags: Apple, Trends, Siri, Intel, Macbook, MacBook Air, Macbook Pro, Apple Stores, Siri Apple, MacBook Air Here, Touch Bar, MacBook Pro With Touch Bar, Touch Bar Touch ID


Apple's new AI chief takes on oversight of Siri

Apple's new head of artificial intelligence will also oversee the Siri digital assistant, taking on that responsibility from software executive Craig Federighi, according to the company's website.Apple listed John Giannandrea on the site as its first Chief of Machine Learning and AI Strategy. He's in charge of AI and machine learning, a potent type of AI software, across the whole company. He's also responsible for Core ML, an Apple tool that helps developers integrate machine learning features ...
Tags: Apple, Advertising, Siri, Eddy Cue, Craig Federighi, Siri Apple, Federighi, Giannandrea, John Giannandrea


Watch as the U.K.’s defense secretary gets ‘heckled’ by Siri during a speech

Siri, Apple's digital assistant, left a leading member of the U.K. government red-faced on Tuesday after it piped up while he was giving a statement to lawmakers in the British parliament. The post Watch as the U.K.’s defense secretary gets ‘heckled’ by Siri during a speech appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Apple is overhauling Siri — and the voice assistant may finally catch up with Amazon's Alexa (AAPL, GOOGL, AMZN)

Since it launched Apple's Siri voice assistant has promised to transform the way we use our devices, but has never lived up to its potential. But some new updates to Siri that are due out this fall could transform it, making it much more capable and useful. With the updates, Apple could regain ground lost to Google and Amazon in race to popularize voice computing. Apple may be about to transform Siri from being the butt of numerous jokes into the capable, powerful, and competent digital assi...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Trends, Siri, Tim Cook, Alexa, WWDC Apple, Craig Federighi Apple, Siri Apple, App Store Apple, HomePod, Federighi Siri


Apple introduces iOS 12

Apple announced the next version of iOS at its WWDC developer conference. While iOS 12 won’t be available before the fall, it’s always interesting to get a sneak peek at the next version of iOS. Apple’s senior vice president of Software Engineering Craig Federighi first talked about some numbers. 81 percent of iOS users are currently running iOS 11. 6 percent of Android users are currently on the last version. “For iOS 12, we’re doubling down on performance,” Federighi said. iOS 12 is going t...
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Top iOS Development Trends To Watch Out For In 2018 For Businesses

Ever since Apple launched the new iOS 11 update, the iOS app developers have sought out new and interesting ways of incorporating the latest technology with the iOS app development. If you ask the workers at an iOS app development company about the shifting of iOS app development trends, they will tell you that a lot has been changed since the beginning. Almost all of the latest business trends are relying upon iOS software to develop new ways for introducing their services to the consumers in ...
Tags: Apple, Ios, Startups, Web Development, Artificial Intelligence, App Development, Others, Siri Apple, Apple HomeKit, Apple Homekit Home


iPhone X early adopters aren't satisfied with Siri (AAPL)

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here. Early adopters of the iPhone X are very satisfied with the device,  according  to a new survey of iPhone X owners by Creative Strategies. The firm analyzed satisfaction levels with the iPhone X's design, speed, camera, OLED display, FaceID, battery life, handling, portrait-mode pictures and selfies, and Si...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Trends, Siri, Apple Watch, Alexa, Siri Apple, Business Insider Intelligence, John Giannandrea, Siri AAPL, Apple Watch Apple TV Mac Airpods, Business Insider Intelligence Apps, HomePod Loup Ventures


Why Is Apple Changing Its Approach to Software Updates?

After years of annually rolling out flashy new features and capabilities for its mobile operating system -- think Animojis, FaceID, virtual reality, redesigned lock screens, and an ever-smarter Siri -- Apple is dialing down its style ambitions to focus on substance, in particular, bug-free software. Apple's shift is aimed at giving its engineers more time to fine-tune existing iOS capabilities, and reduce the pressure on them to deliver big, new, headline-grabbing features, according to a repo...
Tags: Apple, Bloomberg, Craig Federighi, Siri Apple, Motherboard Fall Update Codenamed Peace Senior


The HomePod seems great, but Apple missed a much bigger opportunity (AAPL)

Apple's HomePod speaker goes on sale February 9. It'll be a great device, but it's much more limited than competing products from Amazon and Google. Apple missed an opportunity to be a major player in voice computing hardware, a growing and popular category now dominated by Amazon. After about a two-month delay, Apple's HomePod smart speaker will go on sale February 9. It seems like a great device, especially when it comes to sound quality. I heard one during a demo last year and it sounded ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, US, Trends, Siri, Amazon Echo, Apple Music, Alexa, Google Apple, Siri Apple, Google Home, HomePod, HomePod Siri, Amazon After


Sorry, Siri, Alexa's got you beat — Here's why Apple's going to lose the voice computing war to Amazon (AAPL, AMZN, GOOGL)

This year's CES was full of products powered by Amazon's Alexa voice assistant. Apple, which usually influences the rest of the tech industry, has fallen far behind in the voice-based computing, and there's no sign it can catch up with Amazon or Google. Apple's HomePod speaker won't stand a chance against Amazon's rival Echo line or the other Alexa-powered devices when it belatedly launches later this year. One of the favorite go-to talking points among Apple fans every year is how the compa...
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Apple Says 'Hey Siri' Detection Briefly Becomes Extra Sensitive If Your First Try Doesn't Work (mac rumors)

A new entry in Apple's Machine Learning Journal provides a closer look at how hardware, software, and internet services work together to power the hands-free "Hey Siri" feature on the latest iPhone and iPad Pro models. Specifically, a very small speech recognizer built into the embedded motion coprocessor runs all the time and listens for "Hey Siri." When just those two words are detected, Siri parses any subsequent speech as a command or query. The detector uses a Deep Neural Network to...
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iOS 11 Release: Design And Features, What's New With Update?

Apple released iOS 11 Tuesday, and with it came major changes to iPhones and iPads. The update comes with improvements to Siri, Apple Pay, Do Not Disturb and Maps. Here are some new changes on iOS 11. Design The update came with a new design for icons of many apps, including the Music App, App Store, Calculator, Messages, Contacts, Photos, iTunes Store, as well as Siri.
Tags: Apple, News, Siri Apple


The Impact of Robotic Process Automation in Financial Services

Robotic process automation, or RPA, is software that uses artificial intelligence to handle tasks. Today, RPA is being used in several fields, including health care and telecommunications. Photo by Fabian Blank But the use of Robotic Process Automation in financial services surpasses the rest of its uses. Take the example of approving and funding a home mortgage. RPA can handle application processing, background checking, credit checking, assessment of the property, and approval. When we com...
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Siri has a new boss (AAPL)

There's a new executive in charge of Apple's AI assistant, Siri. Apple updated its leadership page on Friday with new profiles for China managing director Isabel Ge Mahe, and Deirdre O'Brien, Apple's new head of HR.  But the update also revealed a shift in the executive who's leading Siri, which is widely seen as one of Apple's key technologies. Now Apple's Siri efforts are being led by software SVP Craig Federighi, instead of online services SVP Eddy Cue, who had previously led its development,...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft, China, Cortana, Samsung, Trends, Siri, Tim Cook, Craig, Alexa, Backchannel, Aapl, Scott Forstall, Siri Apple


Apple has revealed how it makes its AI assistant Siri's voice sound how it does (AAPL)

If you've ever used an iPhone, you're almost certainly familiar with Siri, Apple's virtual assistant. It can answer question, fulfill tasks, and manage calendars — most commonly with a soothing female voice. But how does Apple make Siri sound like it does? Thanks to some new research papers published by the Californian technology company, we now have a better idea. (We first saw them via The Register.) Most commonly using a soothing female voice, Siri answers questions, fulfills tasks and manage...
Tags: Apple, Trends, Siri, Ai, Siri Apple


Millennials Prefer Dentists Over Banks (and What This Means for Your Company Culture)

Would you rather go to the dentist or visit your financial institution for advice? If you’re like 71% of Millennials today, you’d rather listen to the sound of a drill in your mouth than listen to a banker discuss the ins and outs of smart financial planning, according to the Millennial Disruption Index . What does that have to do with your business? More than meets the eye. Even if you’re not in the financial industry, hearing how detested financial institutions are (to the point where yo...
Tags: Sales, Company Culture, Millennials, Guardian, Deloitte, Siri Apple, Agile management, Shifting Company Cultures Shifting