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IRIS 9000 Transforms SIRI Into Something More Useful Than Ever Before, and It’s Just $49.99!

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Looking to get more out of your SIRI experience? With the IRIS 9000, you can use SIRI while on the other side of a room. Even better, you can transform your iPhone into a across-the-room speakerphone system.

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Google Now For iOS (Video)

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Google Now is now available for iPhone, iPad and the iPod touch.

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Siri Acts as a Home Automation Remote Thanks to Raspberry Pi

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Wish Siri could act as a home automation remote? It can thanks to Youtube user "Elvis Impersonator" and his SiriProxy-loaded Raspberry Pi.

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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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What Could Have Been: SIRI was Originally Heading to Verizon Android Devices

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Today SIRI is known as one of the most impressive features found on Apple hardware, yet did you know that before Apple bought the technology, SIRI was preparing for a very different path: a home on Verizon's Droid range.

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Using Google Maps with Siri, is it Possible?

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When it comes to Siri, you get an excellent voice assistant. That said, it isn't perfect. One of its flaws could arguably be that it uses Apple Maps. What if you really want to use Google Maps instead? Don't worry, easy enough without a jailbreak.

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Siri “Eyes Free” Coming to Chevy Sonic and Spark Next Year

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This morning at the Los Angeles International Auto Show, General Motors (GM) released a press statement saying that sometime next year the Chevrolet Spark and Sonic will be outfitted with Siri, the intelligent 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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Video: NowNow App Delivers Google Now to Jailbroken iPhones

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Maybe you're not a fan of the Siri or you think your digital voice assistant could use some digital assistance. If you've got a jailbroken iPhone, you can now pick up the NowNow app to address that very need.

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Mamma Mia! “Accent-gate” Hits Apple iPhone in Italy

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It looks like the problems with the new Apple Maps aren't the only ones plaguing the iPhone 5. It turns out that the autocorrect feature is adding "random" accents to anything you type in Italian.

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Siri on Mac? New Patent Suggests It May Happen

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Siri has now made its way over to the new iPod Touch, and of course its on the 4S and iPhone 5. What about your Mac though? It seems that Apple may eventually bring SIRI abilities over to their desktop and laptop offerings as well.

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Siri’s Competition Heats Up, Google Search iOS App Gets Voice Functionality

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Google Now has done an excellent job at creating a Siri-like experience while maintaining its own unique certain functions and capabilities that help set it apart. Not content to just let things lay, Google is planning on bringing some of that same Google Now functionality to its Google Search application for iOS devices.

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Dragon Drive Is The Knight Rider Siri For Your Car

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You don't need to have an R2-D2 unit in the back to talk to your vehicle. You even need to whip out your cell phone either, because Nuance Communications has officially unveiled Dragon Drive, a voice-based system that some are calling Siri for cars. I'm sure Apple appreciates the connection.

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Siri Updated To Respond Witty Responses

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Siri has just gotten a little sassy, with a new update that provides a little wit along the way.

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Voice Answer, Another Alternative To Siri Hits The Apple Store

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After three months of negotiating, tweaking and pushing Apple, Sparkling Apps finally has their Siri-alternative, Voice Answer, out onto the market.

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