Shoes and felines indeed.
The Apple TV has a simple, straightforward interface but there are still a number of hidden features and tools available to take advantage of.
There are limitations designed to prevent battery drain, but you can actually access the shortcut anytime, anywhere on any iPhone just by keeping Siri active.
Microsoft makes moves to spread its digital assistant's wings away from its dying platform.
Ford rolls out support for its Siri Eyes-Free system to five million vehicles dating from 2011, allowing activation of Apple's Siri using the voice-recognition button on car steering wheels. Not full-blown CarPlay, but significant.
New features added to the Dictation tool and Spotlight mean you can get a close approximation of Siri on your Mac, even if it isn’t quite as good as the real thing.
If you don’t feel like pressing the Home button, you can call up Apple’s digital assistant app with a “hey Siri” voice command.
Stop press! Apple news incoming.
Is nothing sacred anymore?
Cool as it sounds, it's actually still quite limited.
It actually seems like every version of Apple’s mobile operating system ends up exposing a bug that grants anyone access. And iOS 9 is the latest.
Apple kick-started the mobile digital assistant thing with Siri some years ago, but based on its jobs postings Apple wants to play some catch-up ball.
Is there anything Apple's digital assistant can't do?
A technological twist that would have seen both American and UK versions of The Office require major rewrites.
A certain phrase triggers the emergency services to be called, for reasons so far unknown.
Zero divided by zero part deux.
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