‘Siri, let’s chill’: New Hue 2.0 hub from Philips lets Siri dim the lights, set the mood

A reworked base station from the Philips Hue line aims to be the backbone of your connected home, adding HomeKit compatibility to the company’s long-running line of smart lighting products. The new Philips Hue Bridge 2.0, announced…

Apple’s latest acquisition could make Siri sound more natural

Apple has picked up U.K. firm VocalIQ to help improve the voice recognition and speech technologies in its software: More advanced virtual assistant apps could be coming to an iPhone soon.

Hey Siri and Live Photos respect user privacy, Apple says

The iPhone 6S and 6S Plus bring with them a couple of new features that may have you worried about the data that's being collected by Apple, but the company wants to put your mind at rest.

Hear Siri’s genius interruption during a long-winded question at the White House

The iPhone's personal assistant Siri may be making a play in the world of politics. During a press session at the White House, Siri managed to interrupt a long-winded question, and provide a perfectly timed response.
Home Theater

Siri hits the big screen, but the new Apple TV is no revolution

We go hands on with the first demo of the new Apple TV, which adds App Store support, Siri, and a new paint job. Is Apple ready to take TV seriously?

How to watch Apple’s iPhone 6S event today, and chat with us live

Apple's September event is here. New iPhones, iPads, iOS 9, Apple TV, and Siri are all probably going to be featured at the event. Here's how you can watch Apple's September 9th event live online.

Siri butt-dial and 911 call saves a teen’s life after his truck falls on top of him

An 18-year-old in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, couldn’t use either of his arms to reach for his iPhone when the 5,000-pound truck he was working under fell off the jack. So he butt-dialed Siri to call 911 for help.

Apple is reportedly prepping a Siri-powered voicemail transcription service

Apple is reportedly prepping a Siri-powered voicemail transcription service not unlike Google Voice. It may debut in 2016, but contingent on its reliability -- accurate voice-to-text conversion is notoriously difficult to achieve.

My Surrey, the ‘Siri for cities,” is powered by IBM’s Watson

IBM's Watson is helping some city residents find out more information about their homes and environments in a program known as "Siri for Cities." The new app is being tested in Surrey, Canada.

Not so fast: Android Auto and Apple’s CarPlay have a dashboard full of downsides

Despite the beauty of being able to access your calendar or the angriest of birds on the go, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto aren't all sunshine and roses. Here’s why.

Siri gets sassy when you ask, ‘What’s zero divided by zero?’

In what is likely the first of many instances of snark to be expected from continued advancements in the realm of artificial intelligence, Siri gives us a rare glimpse of her sassy personality when asked, "What's zero divided by zero?"

This voice-to-text app translator makes Siri look dumb

Voice to text is great, in theory. If only it could do more, like put that text in relevant places, like your calendar, or your shopping list, or maybe even figure out how many calories are in the meal you just described. MYLE can do that…