This week marks the start of Siri's rollout on the road. Chevy's Volt is the first vehicle to feature an "eyes free" version of the voice technology. And she's set to come standard in every 2014 model from GM, Honda and BMW. Recently, we met the real-life woman behind the voice of apple's notorious iPhone companion, who shared some insight into her infamous attitude. As guest on The Queen Latifah Show, Susan Bennett acknowledged that her know-it-all alter-ego is well known for her scrappy sarcasm.
Newsy (Aug. 3, 2015) Business Insider reports Apple is tweaking Siri so it can convert voice mail to text, a feature that other companies have offered for some time.
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AP (Dec. 15, 2015) As more people get used to talking to their phones and computers, the Associated Press decided to test three voice-enabled services _ Apple's Siri, Microsoft's Cortana and Google Now. See how they ... watch video
TheStreet (June 2, 2014) As Apple kicks off its Worldwide Developers Conference today in San Francisco, correspondent Sergio Quintana offers an on-location preview of what to expect. With Apple's decision to live stream the ... watch video
TheStreet (Feb. 24, 2014) Shares of BlackBerry are rising on Monday on reports that Ford is turning to the beleagured tech company to power its Sync voice-activated system. A partnership would be a significant achievement ... watch video
TheStreet (July 15, 2014) The Nokia Lumia 635 is a successor to 2013's super-popular Lumia 620 model. This new handset is an improvement in nearly every way. Microsoft's first release has a great-looking 4.5-inch touchscreen, ... watch video
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