There’s a reason that companies like Apple and Microsoft have been in slumps over the last year or so. There hasn’t been anything to come out that has really impressed us. Sure, there are smartphones and smartwatches, tablets and glasses, but the wow factor hasn’t come along and smacked us on the face in quite… Continue reading Forget ‘smart’. I’m waiting for ‘brilliant’.
Google Glass is the new head-mounted computer being released by Google later this year. The device uses a clever prism design to project an unobtrusive, translucent image over your vision. Users control Glass with voice commands similar to Apple’s Siri. By uttering the words “ok, glass…” followed by a command, users can order Glass to… Continue reading How Google Glass works
Remember the days when drivers did nothing but drive. Sure, they could talk, maybe listen to the radio, have a Big Mac in one hand, but today there are people texting, talking on their phone, surfing the web, or playing an instrument while driving. Now, Honda is going to have your car listening and talking… Continue reading 2013 Honda Accord to add Siri to list of distractions
The Apple versus Google battle has been waging since well before anyone even knew there was a rift between the tech giants. Their relationship seemed fine to outsiders for years who saw no legal battles between them and integration of Google products as default on the iPhone, including Google Maps. What was brewing behind the… Continue reading Which is better, Siri or Google Voice Search?
There’s something particularly creepy about Google Now that not only makes it superior to Siri and other voice- and location-based digital personal assistants, it makes it worrisome to those who take their privacy seriously. For the first time, we get to see the full breadth of how much Google really knows about us as individuals.… Continue reading Does Google Now know too much about you for your own good?
Former CEO, Jeremy Stoppelman, has always been in Apple’s guest list as it sends out all its invitations for the major events. Although the chief executive officer of Yelp Inc, the consumer review website, has never been invited at these gatherings, his business has turned out to be a crucial weapon in Apple’s system as… Continue reading Apple Siri Vs Google Search, the new ‘S’ race
Celebrities are often called on by companies to promote their products by inserting their use into their “real” lives, demonstrating to their fans that they use this product or that one. Apple has never really had to do that. Verizon has, and they are doing so again on behalf of Apple’s Siri personal assistant product.… Continue reading Samuel J Jackson and Zooey Deschanel promote Siri for Verizon
Amongst the “big 4” tech companies that get most of the attention today, Google and Apple are two of the most bitter rivals. Before dying, Steve Jobs expressed an utter contempt for Google that has pretty much boiled over lately into an all-out war. Just because the companies do not get along doesn’t mean that… Continue reading Gmale and Siri fall in love
Google’s competitor for Apple’s Siri is codenamed “Majel” and could be launched before the end of the year according to AndroidandMe. Geeks are aware that Majel is a reference to Majel Barrett-Roddenberry, wife of Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry and the voice of the computer on Starships as well as various roles on several of… Continue reading Google has a Siri competitor around the corner
Apple has often been noted as having the uncanny ability to see into their future. It isn’t simply having products that are ahead of their time. It’s about having a vision that can come true. On today, the day that Steve Jobs died, let’s take a look at one of the most profound examples of… Continue reading Further proof that Apple can predict the future: Siri, 1987