Research Suggests How Siri Can Be Improved By Mapping Out The Room

When it comes to digital assistants, it’s obvious that Siri could stand to be improved upon. Now according to researchers from Apple and Carnegie Mellon University’s Human-Computer Interaction Institute, they have recently published a paper that suggests that one of the ways these improvements could be made is by mapping out the room.Mapping a room isn’t new and we have seen it done by smart devices like robot vacuum cleaners […] Source: Ubergizmo Technology

Apple Has A Dedicated Team To ‘Save The HomePod’

Let’s face it, unlike the Amazon Echo and Google Home speakers, Apple hasn’t had that much luck with the HomePod. Designed to be a “premium” sounding device, the price of the speaker combined with Siri’s limitations has resulted in a device that isn’t exactly flying off the shelves, but Apple wants to change that.Speaking during a Periscope stream, Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman has revealed that Apple is actively working on “saving” […] Source: Ubergizmo Technology

Apple’s HomePod Is Now Powered By tvOS

Apple’s HomePod speakers were initially powered by its own software that is largely based on iOS. However, according to a report from 9to5Mac, they discovered that in the latest update to the smart speaker system, Apple has made some changes where the HomePod is now powered by tvOS, the same OS used to run Apple TV.Now, we should point out that Apple’s tvOS and iPadOS are essentially all based on […] Source: Ubergizmo Technology