Sonos Has Teamed Up With Amazon To Launch Its First Smart Speaker

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 04.10.2017 | UK Tech

Sonos has unveiled the company’s first ever smart speaker with Amazon’s Alexa voice-assistant built-in. The Sonos One builds on the design of the ...

What Questions Should A Computer Actually Ask?

Brian Cooper | Posted 06.07.2017 | UK Tech
Brian Cooper

As Stephen Hawking points out, that it's not AI that's dangerous, but the goals we're setting it. AI doesn't have a moral compass. It has a goal. If I programme it to take over the world, it'll try its damndest - it won't care about its carbon footprint or emotional collateral damage on the way.

Apple Has Finally Made A Smart Speaker And It's Called HomePod

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 05.06.2017 | UK Tech

Well this was pretty inevitable wasn’t it. Apple has revealed its very first smart speaker at WWDC 2017 and it is called HomePod Claiming that it wi...

Here Is Literally Everything You Need To Know About iOS 11

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 19.09.2017 | UK Tech

Apple has unveiled iOS 11 at WWDC 2017. While visually it’s very similar to iOS 10, this new version of Apple’s mobile operating system comes with...

Twins, 4, Use iPhone Assistant Siri To Save Unconscious Mother’s Life

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.03.2017 | UK

Four-year-old twins have been credited with saving their mother’s life by using Siri to call 999 after she collapsed and fell unconscious. Roman and...

Abolishing Yourself - Time To End The Procrustean Bed Of Customer Service

Dmitry Bagrov | Posted 28.02.2017 | UK Tech
Dmitry Bagrov

This is no way means an end to all customer interaction. That is here to stay. This means the creation of a better approach, which moves customer interaction away from the flawed model of today towards a more useful set of interaction for both the client and the company. To achieve this would require two solutions.

The Evolution Of The Revolution: How Mobile Is Changing Consumer Habits

Marta Krupinska | Posted 21.11.2016 | UK Tech
Marta Krupinska

Have a think about the last time you looked at your phone? How many times have you used it in the last hour, or day? Nottingham Trent University found we look at our phones about 85 times a day. What did you last use your phone for? To make a call? Probably not.

The Un-invention Of Sex

Nick Abbot | Posted 02.11.2016 | UK Comedy
Nick Abbot

For the purpose of getting indecorous and sticky, and living happily ever after, two people used to be selected for each other by their wiser elders. ...

Lonely Men Are Increasingly Initiating Sexual Conversations With Virtual Assistants Like Siri

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 28.10.2016 | UK Tech

A VA developer has revealed that virtual assistants (VA) such as Siri are increasingly being used by men to fill a lonely void in their lives. Ilya E...

Is Siri Racist? Why Virtual Assistants Can't Understand Accents

Philip Ellis | Posted 11.08.2017 | UK Tech
Philip Ellis

It's a common enough complaint about smartphones. For all the wonderful things they can do, for all the ways they make our lives easier -- all too often they can't understand a word we're saying.

This Parakeet Has Learned How To Use Siri On His Owner's iPhone

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 07.06.2016 | UK Comedy

Parakeets are very clever birds, as is clear from the fact that they can replicate human speech. This particular one, however, might be the most intel...

New iOS Bug Lets Anyone Access Your Photos And Contacts (Update)

The Huffington Post | Nitya Rajan | Posted 06.04.2016 | UK Tech

Update: Apple has now fixed the bug. The newest version of Apple's iOS appears to house a rather dangerous bug that could give anyone access to your p...

Almost Half Of Us Say We Could Fall In Love With Siri

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 02.11.2015 | UK Tech

Siri can tell you what the weather is going to be, it can even help you plan your day but could it eventually be the one you want to spend the rest of...

Siri Seduced Me

Neil Ransome | Posted 18.10.2016 | UK Parents
Neil Ransome

The relationship went from being my friend to a full blown affair, late night sessions while Tash and the baby slept. Slipping of secretly to the toilet, sat on the throne, paper in one hand, Siri in the other using only the pins and needles as a reminder that i had been in there long enough - Tash hadn't even seen me poop.

Siri Is Getting Sassy About Apple's Big Event Tonight

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 09.09.2015 | UK Tech

If you're looking for answers about what is going to happen at tonight's Apple Event, don't look to Siri. Turns out, it's pretty good at keeping se...

Facebook's New Personal Assistant Is Literally 'M' From James Bond

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Tech

Meet 'M', Facebook's unique take on the personal assistant that now seems to be a requirement companion for all modern smartphones. Joining the ran...

Siri Is Calling The Police Instead Of Charging Your Phone And No One Knows Why

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 16.07.2015 | UK Tech

When you ask Siri to charge your phone to 100%, the weirdest thing happens: That's right, your iPhone automatically calls 999 and gives you a f...

Siri Is Correcting Anyone That Still Thinks Caitlyn Jenner Is A Man

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 16.07.2015 | UK Tech

Apple iPhone users have known for a while that the mobile assistant in their pocket can leave them baffled, insulted, and often amused. But Siri ha...

Ask Siri 'What's Zero Divided By Zero' And Prepare To Be Burned By Her Reponse

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK Tech

The internet has gone into meltdown after discovering Siri's sassy (and actually quite rude) side. When you ask the ever-helpful iPhone robot what...

Creepy New App Will Talk To You Like A Real Human

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 10.06.2015 | UK Tech

Apple's Siri, Google Now and Microsoft's Cortana appear to have some competition. SoundHound, known for providing music identification services, h...

Apple Will Save Your iPhone From That Terrible Text Bug

PA | Posted 29.05.2016 | UK Tech

Apple has issued a temporary fix for the bug that saw a set of characters crash their Messages app, as it emerges they can also affect other iPhone fu...

Apple Brings Diversity To Emojis

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 24.02.2015 | UK Tech

Apple's new iOS beta has revealed that the company will bring a significantly more diverse range of emojis to the keyboard, allowing users to hold dow...

The 'Siri Murder' Story Is Actually More Complicated Than It Appears

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.08.2014 | UK Tech

The story that a man accused off murder in Florida asked Siri for advice about how to hide his dead roommate has gone around the world on Wednesday. ...

Did A Murder Suspect Ask Siri 'Where To Hide The Body'?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.08.2014 | UK Tech

UPDATE: This story is more complicated than it first appeared. Read our update here. A man who is suspected of killing a friend in Florida reported...

WATCH: How To Freak People Out Using Siri

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.04.2014 | UK Comedy

Want to make passers-by look at you in a very strange way? Or even gross them out completely? Why, simply follow the example of YouTube prankster J...