Activate Siri Without Touching Your iOS Device Using The OkSiri Cydia Tweak

A new tweak has been released in Cydia that lets you activate Siri just by saying the phrase ‘Ok Siri.’ No need of holding the Home button, just say Ok Siri or your own activation phrase and Siri will be at your service. The tweak is called OkSiri and once installed, lets you choose the keyphrase, […]

How To Turn Your iPhone Into A Real-Life Pokédex

The information engine, Wolfram Alpha, was just updated recently to add over 649 Pokémon to its database according to Tuaw. Due to the fact that Wolfram Alpha powers Siri and allows it to make certain informational queries like “how many grams are in a pound,” it also means that Siri will be able to access all of the new […]

Watch Siri Control A House With Help From SiriProxy And A Raspberry Pi [VIDEO]

This isn’t the first time that someone has used Siri to control things in their house, but this one is much cooler. A certain gentleman used Siri on his iPhone 5 to control his garage door, lights in the living room, TV, thermostat and the alarm system. No, it’s not a fake. This YouTube user […]

Here’s How To Use Siri To Get Directions From Google Maps

So you’ve got the new Google Maps for iOS, which is about 100 times better than Apple Maps, and you want to use it with Siri. The problem is, Siri only provides directions using Apple’s Maps app. There is however, a small trick that can be used to get directions from Google Maps. No jailbreak […]

How To: Use Siri To Make Creating Grocery Lists Less Of A Chore

When Siri was introduced with the iPhone 4S it attracted a lot of attention because it was one of the first polished virtual assistants available on a smartphone. Although there are many competitors that can match Siri nowadays, Siri is still a remarkable productivity tool if you know how to use it correctly. One functionality […]

Activoice Cydia Tweak Lets You Launch Google Voice Search Using Activator

Google’s latest update to its Google Search app for iOS gave us much improved Voice Search functionality. It’s much faster and most of the time recognizes speech better than Apple’s own Siri. So why not use it instead of Siri, for web searches, knowing the weather etc. A tweak called NowNow for jailbroken iOS devices […]

Who Needs Siri? NowNow Lets You Instantly Google Voice Search On The iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch [Cydia Tweak]

Here’s my dilemma: I have a third generation iPad, and I’d love to be using Siri in iOS 6, but I don’t want to lose my jailbreak or my precious, precious Google Maps app. I could use Spite to bring Siri to my tablet, but that port has stability issues and I don’t want to muck […]

Siri vs Google Voice Search: The Web Searching, Direction Finding Showdown [VIDEO]

Now that the new Voice Search app from Google is available on iOS, there’s a worthy challenger to Siri for the spot as your iPhone’s voice assistant. In light of this news, Gizmodo decided to take both Siri and Google Voice Search for a spin, in a head-to-head voice assistant showdown. They asked a variety of […]

Siri Vs Google’s New Voice Search On iOS [VIDEO]

Earlier today Google released an update to their Google Search app for iOS with iPhone 5 support and improved voice search. This improved voice search functionality is essentially a toned-down version of Google Now. As such, the folks over at Gizmodo decided to put Apple’s Siri against Google’s latest offering.   On Jelly Bean Google Now has […]

Siri Reads Your Banner Notifications With The TitleSpeak Cydia Tweak

The problem with banner alerts is that they’re only useful if your looking at your phone or tablet’s screen. If you are listening to music while your iPhone or iPod Touch is in your pocket, if device is plugged into a stereo, or if you are driving, a simple ‘ping’ isn’t going to help you. […]