MacOS Sierra ditches Flash for HTML5 push

MacOS Sierra is going to bring with it a lot more than just Siri. It's going to make the browsing experience through Safari 10 safer for everyone, by turning off Adobe's Flash player by default, with plans to do the same for Quicktime and…

Here’s how Siri will work in MacOS Sierra

Siri is coming to the Mac, and the WWDC Keynote gave us a look at what that will look like. Here are the features Apple VP Federighi showed off, and how you can expect to use them.
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Apple announces a new Home app for HomeKit

At WWDC, Apple announced its new app Home will come bundled with iOS 10. The app will help users control their HomeKit-compatible devices from a single app from the iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch.

‘Siri, get me an Uber!’ Apple opens up Siri to third-party developers

During its Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple confirmed that it will make Siri available to developers and third-party apps. Furthermore, Apple will use Siri's brains to make the iOS 10 keyboard much smarter than before.

Birds of a feather? A parakeet named Kiwi learns to summon Siri

A parakeet named Kiwi seems to have learned perhaps the most important thing it could from its owner -- how to summon Siri. The bird was recently filmed activating Siri on an iPhone.

Look out, Google Assistant! Siri could soon get a pretty significant upgrade

Apple isn't going to let Google have all the fun in the new generation of personal assistants -- it looks like the company is seeking to implement VocalIQ into Siri, making for an assistant that's much better at understanding context.
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Apple’s cooking up an answer to Amazon’s Echo and Google’s Home hub in the form of a new Apple TV

Apple is reportedly working on a new Apple TV with significantly enhanced Siri capabilities to rival Amazon's Echo devices and Google's Home hub. The device doesn't have a release date.
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Twitter hashes out future changes, Microsoft steps away from phones, Siri SDK

Twitter sticks to the 140-character limit but some major changes are on the way, Microsoft throws in the towel on smartphones, Apple to release an SDK for Siri in order to catch up to growing number of smart assistant competitors.
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Apple may unchain Siri to fight Amazon’s Echo and Google Home (Update)

Amazon's Echo is a hit, and it's leading other companies to look toward similar devices. Last week Google Home was unveiled, and now Apple may join the club as well with its own Siri-powered device.

Leaked images suggest Siri is coming to a Mac near you this fall

Siri's been on Apple's mobile devices for nearly five years. Now new leaked information suggests that the popular digital assistant is set to debut at WWDC next month, and in Mac OS X this fall.

Siri’s creators just showed off Viv, a brilliant new AI assistant

Viv wants to be the one-stop place for you to interact with everything. Its creators want you to book a hotel or an Uber, send money to friends -- all through the digital assistant, instead of an app.

The creators of Siri are now on a mission to destroy it

Siri's creators intended the virtual assistant to be more open, integrating with a variety of third-party services. That's why they created Viv, a new digital assistant to be unveiled on Monday.