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Young boy insulted by Siri running on a store’s demo iPhone 4S

Young boy insulted by Siri running on a store’s demo iPhone 4S

A twelve year old boy and his mother have been left in a state of shock after a Siri on demonstration model of an iPhone 4S insulted them. The iPhone 4S was being displayed in a Tesco’s supermarket in the UK and earlier in the day pranksters had messed around with Siri and set its owners name as...
2011 TiPb Readers Choice Awards

2011 TiPb Readers Choice Awards

The TiPb Nation picks their favorite devices, features, stories, and new or majorly updated apps and accessories of 2011! Your votes have been counted. The results have been tallied. This is it, TiPb Nation! These are your 2011 Readers Choice Award winners! Want an alternate take? try our 2011...

SiriPrefs adds even more functionality to Siri [jailbreak]

If you [jailbreak](http://www.imore.com/jailbreak) you may soon be able to add even more functionality to Siri via SiriPrefs. While [A5 devices aren't jailbreakable yet](http://www.imore.com/2011/12/22/pod2g-hands-a4-untethered-jailbreak-focus-a5-devices/), [jailbroken A4 devices](http://www....
Santa Siri commercial deleted scenes

Santa Siri commercial deleted scenes

Strangely missing from the original cut
Rumor: Again with the Siri-powered Apple Television coming late 2012

Rumor: Again with the Siri-powered Apple Television coming late 2012

Hit-or-miss rumor site Digitimes has additional speculation from "industry sources" that Apple may be looking to Foxconn to assemble orders of their upcoming Siri-powered Apple Television. Following sources' claims that Samsung Electronics and Sharp will manufacture chips and displays,...
Use Siri dictation on your Mac with Air Dictate for iPhone

Use Siri dictation on your Mac with Air Dictate for iPhone

Air Dictate is an iPhone 4S app by Avatron that allows you to use Siri to dictate text to your Mac. To use, first you must visit avatron.com/i to install the Air Dictate Receiver app for you Mac. Then, over your shared Wi-Fi network, you can share your Siri dictation to any Mac application that...
Rumor: 32 and 37-inch Apple Television coming in late 2012

Rumor: 32 and 37-inch Apple Television coming in late 2012

Randomly accurate rumor site, Digitimes has word from "industry sources" that suppliers are starting to build materials for 32- and 37-inch Apple Televisions for release in the second or third quarter of 2012. Instead of a form of set-top box (STB) like the Apple TV launched in 2006, Apple's...
Legally port Siri to unsupported iPhones, iPad with Spire [Jailbreak]

Legally port Siri to unsupported iPhones, iPad with Spire [Jailbreak]

iPhone jailbreak developer chpwn, along with the help of planetbeing and Ryan Petrich, have released Spire -- a legal way to port Siri to currently unsupported iOS devices like iPhone 4 and iPad 2. Spire uses a new method to obtain the files necessary for Siri, so it doesn’t have the...
Apple’s iPhone 4S Santa Siri ad was the most effective holiday advertisement

Apple’s iPhone 4S Santa Siri ad was the most effective holiday advertisement

Apple’s iPhone 4S Santa Siri ad was the most effective advertisement for the holiday season according to ad analysis company Ace Metrix. Ace Metrix scores ads based on perceived effectiveness by a selection of randomly selected viewers, which it says are “representative of the U.S. TV viewing...
iPhone & iPad Live 185: Sexist Siri Santa

iPhone & iPad Live 185: Sexist Siri Santa

Rene, Georgia, and Seth talk Santa Siri commercial, sexism charges, AT&T and T-Mobile deal, Nuance buying Vlingo, how to replace your iPhone 4 vibrator assembly, jailbreak, Facebook Timelines, Kindle updates, FPS games, and more. This is iPhone and iPad Live! Note: Due to the holiday and...

Siri: The Holiday Horror Movie

Rooster Teeth Productions has put together a short tongue-in-cheek video trailer based upon the theory that Siri has become self aware and decides it no longer wants to be your personal assistant. Instead it turns against the human race and decides to go on a killing spree avenging all those...
Nuance acquiring voice-recognition app maker Vlingo

Nuance acquiring voice-recognition app maker Vlingo

Nuance Communications, makers Dragon Dictation and the voice recognition technology behind Siri in the iPhone 4S, have agreed to purchase competitor Vlingo. Nuance Communications Inc. agreed to buy Vlingo Inc. in a deal that gives the developer of voice- command technology a system that can...
Progress made on iPhone 4S, iPad 2 jailbreak

Progress made on iPhone 4S, iPad 2 jailbreak

An untethered jailbreak for Apple A5 chipset powered iOS devices (namely iPhone 4S and iPad 2) has finally been achieved according to pod2g's most recent blog entry. He updated his blog yesterday stating he had hit a stumbling block but would update us today again. He's kept true to his word and...
More details emerge of Apple's plans to concur the Television set

More details emerge of Apple's plans to concur the Television set

Rumors of an Apple Television just won't quit, and this new one from The Wall Street Journal pegs Apple ramping up for a release in the not-so-distant future with features like Siri voice-control, built-in AirPlay streaming and more. Apple executives have discussed their vision for the future...
Rumor: Apple working on wearable iPod with Siri control

Rumor: Apple working on wearable iPod with Siri control

According to the NYT, Apple is rumored to be testing wearable iPod-like devices that fit around your wrist and are controlled not by touch, but with your voice using Siri. Apple has also experimented with prototype products that could relay information back to the iPhone. These conceptual...
Santa uses Siri to help make his Christmas rounds

Santa uses Siri to help make his Christmas rounds

Apple has released a new iPhone 4S commercial outlining how Santa uses Siri on the new iPhone 4S to help make his rounds on Christmas. While Siri is still in beta, and still has plenty of rough edges, Apple continues to make it the staple feature in its advertising campaigns. Whether that...
Revised iOS 5.0.1 update may make Siri port legally possible

Revised iOS 5.0.1 update may make Siri port legally possible

Apple's revised iOS 5.0.1 update seems to have come with decrypted ramdisks, something which could make the port of Siri to other iOS devices legally possible. Before today’s firmware update, important files to get Siri working on other devices were encrypted in Apple’s file system. Decrypting...
Dilbert shares awkward Siri moments
Vote now for iOS feature of the year [2011 TiPb Awards]

Vote now for iOS feature of the year [2011 TiPb Awards]

TiPb Awards: iOS feature of the year iOS 5 is one of the biggest software updates Apple has ever released for their mobile operating system, with changes almost too many to enumerate (we've tried!). Siri is the first step in taking the digital assistant out of sci-fi and into reality. iMessage...
iPhone 4S two months later

iPhone 4S two months later

The iPhone 4S has been on the market for two months now so it's time for us -- your TiPb and Mobile Nations editors, writers, and podcasters -- to take a second look at it. Has it lived up to our expectations? Has our appreciation for the iPhone 4S grown deeper with time, or is the honeymoon over...

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