Everything New With Siri and Dictation in iOS 16

With every iteration of iOS, Apple makes improvements to the built-in Siri voice assistant, and iOS 16 is no exception. Offline support has been expanded, ‌Siri‌ can finally hang up calls, and there’s improved guidance on when and where you can access ‌Siri‌. This guide outlines everything that’s new with ‌Siri‌, plus it includes details […]

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Apple Releases HomePod 15.6 Software With Siri Voice Recognition in Additional Languages

Alongside iOS 15.6, iPadOS 15.6, macOS Monterey 12.5, and tvOS 15.6, Apple today released a new 15.6 update for the HomePod and the HomePod mini. The HomePod 15.6 update is the sixth major HomePod software update since version 15 was released, and it comes around two months after the launch of HomePod software 15.5. Apple’s […]

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Apple TV HD With Original Siri Remote is Now Vintage

Apple this week added the Apple TV HD with the original Siri Remote to its vintage products list. The device became vintage on June 30, according to an internal memo obtained by MacRumors, but the public-facing list was only updated recently. When the Apple TV HD was first released in 2015, it came with a […]

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Apple Releases Firmware Update for Apple TV Siri Remote

Apple today released new firmware for the Siri Remote designed for the Apple TV, updating the software from version 9M6772 to 10M1103. The software is for the redesigned Siri Remote that was released in May 2021, aka the gray remote with the updated interface. There is no word on what’s new with the ‌Apple TV‌ […]

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What’s Next for Apple TV: A14 Chip, 4GB RAM, New Siri Remote, and More Rumors

Over a year has passed since the second-generation Apple TV 4K launched in May 2021, and rumors have started to surface about new features planned for the next model and beyond, including a faster chip, increased RAM, a new Siri Remote, and more. We’ve recapped all of the Apple TV rumors that have been shared […]

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New Siri Remote for Apple TV Seemingly Referenced in iOS 16 Beta

iOS 16 includes code-level references to what appears to be a new and unreleased version of the Siri Remote for the Apple TV. The first two betas of iOS 16 include strings for “SiriRemote4” and “WirelessRemoteFirmware.4” that do not correspond with any existing Siri Remote, according to Aaronp613, a contributor at AppleDB, an online database […]

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New Ecobee Smart Thermostat With Premium Design Revealed Ahead of Launch, Supports HomeKit and Hey Siri

Ecobee is planning to release a new HomeKit-compatible smart thermostat model with a premium design and built-in air quality monitoring, according to a product listing on home improvement retailer Lowe’s website in Canada. Similar to Google’s smart thermostat Nest, which does not support HomeKit, Ecobee’s new Smart Thermostat Premium appears to feature an improved design […]

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Sonos is Working on Its Own Version of Siri

Popular smart speaker manufacturer Sonos is planning to introduce a voice assistant service that will compete with Siri, Google Assistant, Alexa, and other voice-based personal assistants, reports The Verge. Sonos Voice will allow Sonos users to play and control playback on Sonos speakers. Sonos speakers already support Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant, and Sonos Voice […]

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Leaked EU Document Could Spell Major Changes for App Store, Messages, FaceTime, Browsers, and Siri

A leaked version of the European Union’s Digital Markets Act (DMA) indicates that Apple could be forced to make major changes to the App Store, Messages, FaceTime, third-party browsers, and Siri. According to a leaked working document intended to reflect the “final” version of the DMA, seen by MacRumors, the EU is planning to enact […]

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Tidal Gains Siri Integration on iPhone and iPad, But Still Lacks HomePod Support

Tidal has added Siri support in the latest update to its iOS app, meaning iPhone and iPad users can now ask Apple’s virtual assistant to play content from the music streaming service. As noted by XDA Developers, the added support doesn’t appear to extend to the HomePod or HomePod mini, which means Tidal users still […]

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Apple Scrapped Plans to Let Users Use Siri to Make Purchases Due to Privacy Concerns

Three years ago, Apple explored letting users use Siri to make purchases for apps and services, similar to how users can use Amazon’s Alexa to place orders online, but engineers scrapped the idea following privacy concerns, according to a new report today by The Information. The report highlights how engineers at Apple have limited access […]

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Apple Releases HomePod 15.4.1 Software With Siri Fix

Alongside iOS 15.4.1 and iPadOS 15.4.1, Apple today released a new 15.4.1 update designed for the HomePod and the HomePod mini. The 15.4.1 update comes two weeks after the release of the 15.4 HomePod software. According to Apple’s release notes, the ‌HomePod‌ 15.4.1 software update fixes an issue that could cause some HomeKit accessories to […]

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Studio Display Enables ‘Hey Siri’ on Several Older Macs

Apple’s new Studio Display enables the “Hey Siri” voice command on several older Macs that previously did not support the feature. For example, while “Hey Siri” normally requires a MacBook Pro released in 2018 or later, the feature can be used on 2016 and 2017 models of the 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro while connected […]

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Comment Configurer Siri Sur Un IPhone Ou Un IPad – fr.techtribune.net

Advertisements Vous devez configurer Siri sur votre iPhone ou iPad avant de pouvoir utiliser les fonctionnalités de l’assistant numérique. Pour activer Siri, accédez à Siri et recherche dans l’application Paramètres et activez Écoutez “Hey Siri”. Si vous désactivez Siri, vous devrez réentraîner Siri pour comprendre votre voix lorsque vous le réactiverez. Visitez la bibliothèque de […]

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HomePod 15.4 Beta Adds Dutch Siri Voice Recognition Support

Apple has added Dutch language voice recognition support for Siri in the latest HomePod 15.4 beta, further preparing the HomePod mini for release in the Netherlands in the near future. The addition of voice recognition, spotted by iCulture, means ‌HomePod‌ or ‌HomePod mini‌ will be able to identify who is talking to it in a […]

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Latest iOS 15.4 Beta Adds Fifth Siri Voice for U.S. Users

In iOS 15.4, Apple has introduced a fifth “American” Siri voice, which can be selected from the Settings app by going to ‌Siri‌ & Search and then selecting ‌Siri‌ Voice. The new voice is the fifth option, which joins the original four American ‌Siri‌ voices. The “American” voice is the only new voice that was […]

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Apple Still Hasn’t Fixed Siri Issue That Nixed Call, Email, and Voicemail Features Used by Low Vision and Blind Users

With the launch of iOS 15, Apple changed Siri functionality and removed features that were heavily relied on by low vision and blind iPhone users. ‌Siri‌ commands that provide details on phone calls, voice mails, and sending emails are no longer working, and Apple has yet to fix the issue. We first shared details on […]

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Ecobee’s SmartThermostat Gains ‘Hey Siri’ Support With Free Software Update Rolling Out Now

Ecobee today announced that its HomeKit-enabled SmartThermostat with voice control is gaining “Hey Siri” support with a free software update that is beginning to roll out now and will be available over the next few weeks for all users. “Hey Siri” support allows users with a HomePod or HomePod mini to control the SmartThermostat with […]

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