With the hustle and bustle of day-to-day life a personal assistant surely would come in handy, right? While this may not be fiscally responsible, maybe a voice assistant would be. In our last article, The Ping: Voice Assistants, we discussed how a voice assistant can manage a lot of your needs. Things such as the weather for the day, the traffic to work and your grocery list. However, sometimes just managing your house is what you need the most help with. Are you aware that they can do that too and what they are really managing?
We have all seen those commercials with an actor speaking to a voice assistant and making jokes. They seem pretty catchy and entertaining and elude to ultimately resolving all of their day-to-day issues. While that seems like it would be life changing, do we really know how these devices work? What can they do?
*Special Alert* – Apple FaceTime Bug
Occasionally news crosses our desk that immediately make us want to forward it to friends and family as a warning. This is one of those…
What is the problem?
“A significant bug has been discovered in FaceTime and is currently spreading virally over social media. The bug lets you call anyone with FaceTime, and immediately hear the audio coming from their phone — before the person on the other end has accepted or rejected the incoming call. Apple says the issue will be addressed in a software update “later this week”.”
#IHateSiri! She never understands me! She always says she’s trying to help but I know its a lie! She always helps Samuel L. Jackson and the girl from Elf but never me. I am glad to find out that I’m not the only person that has a problem with Siri. Please checkout this article from Wired to see why IBM has a problem with Siri and you should be concerned too.