Posts tagged "Siri"

Jailbreak: Questionable Siri Alternative Without Proxy

Meet Sara – the “best Siri alternative” from a group of Vietnamese developers who have made the virtual assistant available for [jailbroken] iOS devices, including predecessors. It’s been tested for months now, and it’s finally able to be downloaded from the Cydia store. Sara is supposedly an alternative to Siri

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Jailbreak Only: Add Another Functionality to Siri

We've lately been on a Siri streak first covering the new competition, Evi, and then providing you with a way to easily tweet using Siri. Still on the same road, today we're going to show you how to make Siri your own personal translator - the catch is, you've got to have a jailbroken iPhone 4S.

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iPhone Alley Showdown: Apple’s Siri vs. True Knowledge’s Evi

Though it's only been out for a few days, Evi has already risen to the top of the App Store charts but for some reason only has one and a half stars. Puzzling for an application that promises to function in ways that somewhat resemble Apple's creation currently in beta called Siri. Today we're going to take the two technologies through a variety of tests to see which is faster, more reliable, has a better interface and which of the two is ultimately the friendliest!

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Meet Evi, the One-Eyed Genius That Poses a Threat to Siri

With the announcement of Siri, Apple cleverly described something that the virtual assistant really is. Currently, it's a simple assistant with minimal capabilities and no APIs released to be built off of for use by developers, which you'd think would be extremely easy to recreate by another skilled developer. That's just what has happened - say hello to Evi.

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Jailbreak: Siri Can Be Given a New Vibrant Personality

One advantage to jailbreaking for iOS users in the past, anyways, has been due to the additional functionality that Cydia offers in terms of customability, and that has been taken even further today with the introduction of 1) an untethered jailbreak for A5 devices and 2) a way to change

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Alleyside Daily #10: AppTrackr Tracked, iPad 3 Rumors Continue, Siri Knockoffs, Snow Delays, Law and Order Game, Mini Speaker, Analog Controller for iOS

iPhone Alley introduces a brand new way to stay up-to-date on all things happening in the world of iOS. Alleyside Daily is a roundup of news headlines, applications, and products delivered in a unique IM-style, opinionated format.

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Alleyside Daily #4: AT&T Gets Cold Feet, Jurassic Park, Cute Dogs, Christmas Cases, iPhone Cake

iPhone Alley introduces a brand new way to stay up-to-date on all things happening in the world of iOS. Alleyside Daily is a roundup of news headlines, applications, and products delivered in a unique IM-style, opinionated format.

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Santa to Use Siri for Christmas Deliveries?

It seems as that Apple built Siri not only to act as an assistant to the handset's owner, but also for Mr. Claus come Christmas this 25th - well, that's what is depicted by Apple's most recent television advertisement that aired just today.

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Apple Airs Three More iPhone 4S Ads

Just launching today, Apple aired three new iPhone 4S advertisements on top of the already existent one that was originally aired last week. All three of these show off the iPhone 4S, of course, with Apple’s unique marketing technique. Watch them below. All three of the ads appeal to the

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Siri and iOS 5 Make Apple’s 1987 Vision of the Future a Reality

The future, the new era of technology, is officially upon us. Twenty-three years ago, as the idea of personal computing was gaining momentum, Apple envisioned a device that was at that time almost completely based on science fiction. It was one of the few concept videos that really struck a

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