Siri, Alexa and Cortana never reached full potential
After years of telling us that the Internet of Things powered by voice activated assistants were going to be a big thing, Big Tech is finally admitting that they were too dumb to do what was claimed.
It may sound shocking but who hasn't wanted to do that?
Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant recommended to a 10 year-old that she electrocute herself as part of a “challenge”.
That Siri inovation was ours
Chinese artificial intelligence company Shanghai Zhizhen Intelligent Network Technology, also known as Xiao-i has filed a lawsuit against Apple, alleging it nicked its AI ideas for Siri
Hey Siri I am being pulled over by a cop with his name badge taped over
An iPhone user created a shortcut that prompts an iPhone to begin recording police interactions by the user simply uttering the phrase: "Hey Siri, I'm getting pulled over."
Hopefully this can bring it into the 21st century
Apple has been unable to improve its rather out of date Siri technology and has been shopping around technology companies to buy the tech it needs.
Might as well ask the cat, implies new study
Apple's Siri and Microsoft's Cortana offered first aid advice which was so bad they might as well have suggested a course of leeches, a study has suggested.
People talking to robots not people
Sales of devices that talk to you, switch off your lights, lock your door and regulate how hot and cold you get will show increased growth between now and 2023.
Privacy, Apple has heard of it and lectures others upon it
The Irish Examiner has discovered the extent of how much Apple was invading the privacy of fanboys.
Now that everyone has found out about it
Fruity cargo cult Apple, which spends rather a lot of time telling off other companies over privacy issues, has agreed to stop its contractors listening in to users conversations until everyone forgets it was doing it and permits it.