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Siri, Alexa or Google Assistant who assistants is worthy of the name “smart”

About a year ago Siri got smart HomePod column caught up with Amazon Echo and Google Home in this direction.

Siri, Alexa or Google Assistant who assistants is worthy of the name "smart"

In this article we compare the voice assistants of Apple, Google and Amazon, to learn more about their strengths and weaknesses.

Voice recognition

On the HomePod, unlike the iPhone, Siri can’t differentiate between voices. Anyone who says “Hey Siri” will get a response from the smart speakers Apple. Voice assistants from Google and Amazon can “learn” the voices in such a way …

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Screen Time is the main feature of iOS 12. Why it will change everything

iOS 12 is not a breakthrough, but was returned to the operating system the mark of quality — Apple has significantly tightened performance and corrected small mistakes. However, a revolutionary feature in the list of new still crept in.

Screen Time is the main feature of iOS 12. Why it will change everything

Is Screen Time system control using iOS devices. At first it seems a non-Intrusive way to change habits and abandon night trips on YouTube. But, at the end of beta testing, the effect is stronger.

How it works

Traditionally, the Apple is very …

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Siri will finally learn to recognize different voices

At least, Apple is counting on it.

Siri will finally learn to recognize different voices

The engineers of the Corporation is already working on how Siri should respond to the statements of different people, and as a voice assistant to handle requests when dealing with them.

The need for such a project came due to the emergence of a new Apple product – HomePod. iPhone, Apple Watch and iPad is designed for individual use. The opposite gadget family who will use everything in the house, so she should be able to recognize the …

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What’s new in beta 2 Siri Shortcuts

Apple released the second beta of app Shortcuts, adding several new features.

What's new in beta 2 Siri Shortcuts

First, you can create processes that are running in the background. That is, if earlier, when sending a message using Shortcuts to always open the program interface, now this is not happening. The message just goes to the specified destination without further notification.

Secondly, the opportunity to open in Safari from multiple web sites. Now users with several resources, can open an unlimited …

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Apple: “Our users, not a product”

An Apple representative said to the U.S. Congress about the relationship of the Corporation to sensitive user data, and told about how the function of the “Hey Siri”.

Apple: "Our users, not a product"

Tim Powderly published an open letter to a member of the U.S. Senate Committee on energy and Commerce, Greg Walden, in which he explained why the position Apple to personal data of its customers is radically different from that followed by other tech giants like Facebook and Google.

“We believe that privacy is a …

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tvOS 12 Beta 2 allows you to select the HomePod as the main sound source

Reddit users have discovered one useful change in the second beta tvOS 12. Now Apple TV allows you to select the column HomePod as a permanent source of the sound.

tvOS 12 Beta 2 allows you to select the HomePod as the main sound source

Apple TV owners and HomePod can associate the device so that the sound from the console is transmitted to the smart column. To do this go to settings audio and video out to Apple TV. The console also supports stereo HomePod.

This feature is useful if the HomePod is near the TV. One of the main features of smart speakers …

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Users complain of bugs Siri in iOS 12

Users of Twitter and Reddit reported that they had encountered problems Siri on iOS 12 Beta 2. Assistant refuses to respond.

Users complain of bugs Siri in iOS 12

After activating Siri, nothing happens. The assistant tries to respond to the phrase, but for unknown reasons fails. When Siri analyzes the text, she says, “Just a minute” or “Wait a bit”. She then gives an error saying “Um, excuse me, but I can hardly understand you.”

Users complain of bugs Siri in iOS 12

Judging by user reports, the error was observed only on devices with iOS 12, but …

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What’s new in iOS 12 Beta 2

July 19, Apple released the second beta of iOS to developers 12. As expected, there were changes and new bugs.

What's new in iOS 12 Beta 2

The use of the battery. In iOS 12 Beta 2 provides a revised section “the Battery”, which shows a graph of device usage over the last 24 hours.

What's new in iOS 12 Beta 2

Screen Time. A function of Time Screen now works for all users. The first beta version of iOS 12 when you click on the app, just open the menu “Limits”. The same action in iOS 12 Beta 2 displays a screen with detailed …

Released the second beta version of macOS 10.14 Mojave, tvOS 12, and watchOS 5 0

Released the second beta version of macOS 10.14 Mojave, tvOS 12, and watchOS 5

Apple released macOS 10.14 Mojave beta 2, tvOS 12 beta 2, watchOS 5 beta 2.

Released the second beta version of macOS 10.14 Mojave, tvOS 12, and watchOS 5

The firmware is intended for test developers. However, now they can install everyone. How to do this, we wrote earlier.

While in new systems it was not revealed any changes. Likely, they will be known in the coming hours. In the description to the update said that they fixed some bugs and improves performance.

macOS 10.14 Mojave, tvOS 12, and watchOS 5 was announced on 4 June at WWDC 2018. …

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How will iOS 13

Similar to Android like never before. Fully focused on performing specific tasks, not applications.

How will iOS 13

Recently, Apple introduced a new version of mobile operating system. One of the main innovations was the updated Siri with function Shortcuts. Now the voice assistant can directly interact with third-party apps and add quick actions to the lock screen and Spotlight search to activate them.

And this function can be a key clue to what will be the design of the iOS operating system …



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