Tag Archives: Siri

New test shows Siri on HomePod answer 52% of questions correctly, lagging behind Alexa & Google Assistant

Now that Apple’s HomePod smart speaker is available to everyone, it’s being put through a slew of tests. Loup Ventures this weekend shared results from a detailed series of tests that it put the HomePod through, as well as how … Continue reading

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How to Ask Siri on HomePod to Play Apple Music Playlists, Genres, Moods, and More

One of the main uses for Siri on HomePod is to control your Apple Music collection. There are Siri voice commands for accessing content like playlists, genres, moods, liking or disliking songs, playing more music based on something you’ve heard, … Continue reading

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Apple shares HomePod how-to videos covering Siri, touch controls, and more

To commemorate HomePod launch weekend, Apple has shared a trio of tutorial videos for the smart speaker on YouTube. Each video covers a specific topic ranging from the touch controls on top of the device to Siri control… more… 9to5Mac

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Siri on HomePod Correctly Answered 52.3% of Queries in New AI Test

In a new test shared today by Loup Ventures, Apple’s HomePod was put through its paces in categories including Siri, sound quality, and ease of use. For Siri, Loup Ventures’ Gene Munster reported that while the AI assistant understood 99.4 … Continue reading

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How to use Siri News on iPhone & iPad

If your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch runs iOS 11.2.5 or later, Siri in hands-free mode can read out the news to you. You can even ask your smart digital assistant to read aloud news stories limited to specific domains, such … Continue reading

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iOS 11.2.5 Home app icons suggest HomePod will support HomeKit scenes for muting Siri, more

New icons discovered in the latest build of iOS 11.2.5 have revealed some of the functionality that may arrive with the release of the elusive HomePod in upcoming weeks. Specifically, users may be able to create custom scenes with support … Continue reading

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Siri Gains Info About Tennis and Golf Tournaments Ahead of Australian Open

Siri has been updated with additional sports information, allowing the personal assistant to provide details about a range of tennis and golf events. Siri’s new knowledge has been introduced just ahead of the Australian Open, which is set to kick … Continue reading

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Siri now plays daily podcasts when asked about the news in iOS 11.2.5 beta

In what is certainly a feature created with the HomePod in mind, Apple has enhanced Siri in iOS 11.2.5 beta with the ability to instantly stream a news podcast when asked about the news. The feature defaults to a daily … Continue reading

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Siri ad starring The Rock was the eighth most watched ad on YouTube in 2017

Apple’s ad titled “The Rock x Siri Dominate the Day” and featuring actor and professional wrestler Dwayne Johnson is not just one of its best commercials to date, but also the eighth most-watched ad on YouTube this year…. Read the … Continue reading

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Apple’s ‘The Rock x Siri’ Cracks Top 10 Most Watched Ads on YouTube in 2017

Apple’s short film “The Rock x Siri Dominate the Day” was the eighth most watched ad on YouTube around the world in 2017, according to Adweek. Adweek says the ad has been viewed more than 25 million times, although that … Continue reading

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