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Siri-Like Voice Control Coming to Xbox 720

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The current Xbox 360 already has some rudimentary voice controls by way of the Kinect accessory, but they're very menu-based and they're very restrictive. We're hearing that the next-generation Xbox, whether it's called the Xbox 720 or something else, will have better natural language processing capabilities, not unlike what you experience with Apple's Siri digital assistant.

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Siri and Maps Expected in Mac OS X 10.9

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While we're not yet sure which jungle cat they're going to choose next, we're hearing rumblings that Apple is planning to integrate both the Siri voice assistant and Apple Maps into the newest build of Mac OS X. This is based on early test builds of OS X 10.9, the retail version of which should be launching next year.

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Most People Just Use Siri for Calls and Text

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When Siri on the iPhone 4S was revealed to the world, many people marvelled at the possibilities. They were ecstatic that they could simply talk to their phones in regular language and Siri would respond with weather reports, restaurant recommedations, and useful facts. But that's not how most people actually use Siri on a day-to-day basis.

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