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How To Get Siri On OS X El Capitan (Kind Of)

Windows 10 has Cortana, iOS has Siri, Android has Google Now, but what about Mac owners who want to bark orders at their computers? By using the new features OS X El Capitan adds to the Dictation tool and the Spotlight search interface, you can get a close approximation of Siri on your iMac or MacBook — even if it isn’t quite as good as the real thing.

Tim Cook, Siri, And Satya Nadella Want To Say 'Hi' To Those With Cerebral Palsy

Apple CEO Tim Cook wants to show you how easy it is to start a conversation with someone with a disability. So easy, in fact, you can just ask Siri.

Spoiler: The answer is somewhere along the lines of “Hi”.

Apple TV Will Get Siri Support For Apple Music Early 2016

Apple has confirmed that the new Apple TV will support Siri for Apple Music sometime early in 2016.

New Apple TV: Australian Pricing And Release Date

It’s been a long time coming, but the updated Apple TV is a thing you can finally plunk down your money for starting today.

Hackers Found A Sly Way To Look At Photos On A Locked iPhone

Apple doesn’t have a perfect track record when it comes to giving hackers access to locked iPhones. It actually seems like every version of Apple’s mobile operating system ends up exposing a bug that grants anyone access. And iOS 9 is the latest.

Siri Fields Iran Question At A White House Press Conference

Siri made a timely interruption at a White House press conference this week, chiming in to answer a reporter’s question about whether President Obama was disappointed by the lack of Republican support for the Iranian nuclear deal.

Apple's Latest Hiring Spree Suggests It's Upping Its AI Game

Apple kick-started the mobile digital assistant thing with Siri some years ago, but it’s Google who mostly run the machine learning show, with its creepily efficient Google Now service. Based on its jobs postings, Apple wants to play some catch-up ball.

Siri Has Another Cool Feature: Saving Lives

If you’re ever trapped under a truck, the last person you’d think to call for help would probably your creepy digital assistant. But as Siri recently proved, even fake humans can sometimes save lives.

Why Does Asking Siri To Charge Your Phone Call The Cops?

Utter the words — and we don’t suggest you do — “charge my phone 100 per cent” to Siri, and your iPhone will try and call emergency services, after a five-second grace period in which you can cancel it. But why?

Facebook Is Apparently Building A Human-Powered Personal Assistant

New reports suggest that Facebook is working on a personal assistant service baked into Messenger called Moneypenny. But unlike Apple’s Siri or Microsoft’s Cortanaa, this isn’t a virtual helper — it’s a real human service at the other end.

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