Posts Tagged ‘ siri ’

Nexus 4 with Google Now Promoted During Grammys in New Commercial (Video)

February 11, 2013

Google aired a new ad during the Grammys tonight which highly promoted Google Now and the Nexus 4 Android smartphone. The commercial does a fantastic job at informing consumers across the globe that the Nexus 4 can give you “just the right information at just the right time” with Google Now. A rival to...
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Apple Announces New iPhone 5 (Specs, Images, Video)

September 12, 2012

Today, at a media event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco, Apple announced the new iPhone 5 smartphone to the masses. Let’s start with the device specifications. The new iPhone features a larger 4-inch Retina display with 1136×640 resolution at 326 ppi and 16:9 aspect ratio, the new A6 processor...
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Google Bringing Enhanced Voice Search to iPhone

August 8, 2012

The Google Search app for iOS is about to get enhanced with similar features found on the Nexus 7 tablet and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. The updated app will not only allow search functionality using voice, but it will speak answers back to the user as well. Like on Jelly Bean, it’s all powered...
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Google Nexus 7 Unboxing (Video)

July 22, 2012

The first tablet to run Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, the Google Nexus 7 from Asus, is in our labs for a proper unboxing and review. The Nexus 7 features a 7-inch HD (1280×800, 216ppi) back-lit IPS display, Nvidia’s Tegra 3 quad-core 1.3GHz processor (12-core GPU), 1GB of RAM, 1.2 megapixel front-facing camera, and 4325...
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Google Announces Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, Coming in July

June 27, 2012

Today, Google announced Android 4.1 Jelly Bean at their annual I/O developers conference. While Jelly Bean isn’t the huge upgrade to the OS that we experienced with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, it’s still a significant update with several key elements. Android 4.1 will be available on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, Samsung Nexus S...
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HTC Hinting Voice Assistant Android App with Fake Image?

June 22, 2012

HTC teased a photo of a voice assistant app with the capability to translate a dog’s bark today. The image, which shows an elegant-looking Android application with Sense UI styling and Siri-like back and forth dialogue, was accompanied by the comment, “Ever wonder what your pet has been trying to tell you all these...
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LG ‘Quick Voice’ Android App to Compete with Siri, S Voice

June 20, 2012

LG just announced an “intelligent voice recognition” app for their Android smartphones. The in-house app, called “Quick Voice,” will directly rival Apple’s Siri (iPhone) and Samsung’s S Voice (Galaxy S III) by implementing voice activated features on a select number of their Optimus line of smartphones. The app is apparently capable of handling commands...
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Apple Reveals iOS 6 Features: Siri for iPad, Facebook Integration, New Maps, Passbook and More

June 11, 2012

Apple took to the stage at WWDC 2012 today to announce new features in iOS 6, which will be available this fall for the iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPod touch 4th generation, iPad 2 and the new iPad. While we typically focus on Android coverage, it’s always good to check out what...
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New Samsung Galaxy S III Promo Video: A Day in the Life

May 31, 2012

Here’s the latest Galaxy S III promotional video from Samsung. It’s essentially an elegantly made overview video that focuses on all the main features of the handset. It’s actually quite long at just over three and a half minutes. See why the Galaxy S3 is “designed for humans” in the clip below. Introducing Samsung...
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Samsung Unveils Galaxy S3, Coming May 29 (Specs, Video)

May 3, 2012

Samsung finally (I repeat, finally!) announced and unveiled the Galaxy S III Android smartphone at a press event in London today. So what’s one of the most anticipated smartphones of the year packing? For starters, it’s rocking a gigantic 4.8-inch HD Super AMOLED display (1280×720). That’s much larger than what we’ve seen on the...
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Zooey Deschanel Apple iPhone 4S Siri Commercial (Video)

April 18, 2012

Apple typically doesn’t need celebrities in their advertisements to sell their products, but it looks like they’ve decided to use that strategy with the iPhone 4s anyway. In the following videos, Zooey Deschanel and Samuel L. Jackson star in a pair of iPhone commercials to help sell the idea of using voice activated assistant...
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Apple Announces ‘the new iPad’ with Retina Display, A5X CPU

March 7, 2012

Today, Apple announced the next generation iPad. The 2012 edition will be referred to simply as “The new iPad,” rather than iPad 3 or iPad HD like previously rumored, and it finally brings the updated HD display panel that everybody has been awaiting. Sporting a resolution of 2048 x 1536, the 9.7-inch Retina Display...
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Google Android Voice Actions vs Siri on iPhone 4S (video)

February 29, 2012

Motorola put out a video pitting Siri on the iPhone 4S against Google Voice Actions on the Motorola Atrix 2. The first thing that came to mind while watching the video was, “how many hands does this woman have?” Then, we realized Motorola conveniently left out some useful scenarios that would have made the...
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Samsung “Urban Camping” Anti-iPhone ad (video)

January 24, 2012

Samsung has released two more Galaxy S II commercials that try to spin a negative light on the iPhone. The ad above shows a couple boasting about the Galaxy S II’s 4G capability in front of the iPhone-loving barista character from a previous scene. Unfortunately, the ad below misses the mark because it talks-up...
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Conan O’Brien’s version of new Siri iPhone 4S commercial

October 25, 2011

You’ve probably seen Apple’s latest iPhone 4S commercial featuring the voice activated personal assistant known simply as Siri. Well, you haven’t seen it like this. In the video above, Conan O’Brien shows us how people are really using Siri. Check it out, and if you haven’t seen the original, you can view that below,...
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