CNET también está disponible en español. Don't show this again. Siri is the robotic assistant that lives inside the iPhone 4S. This AI automaton, summoned by holding the iPhone 4S' home button, exists only to serve you, following voice-issued orders and occasionally dishing out helpings of snark. So are we finally living in the robot-filled future? Or is this bionic butler just another failed experiment in voice control? Let's take a look at what Siri can do, and a few things it can't. A picture speaks a thousand words, so a screenshot filled with words must speak, like, 5,000? Accordingly we've loaded this story with Siri screenshots so you can see how the interface looks, and how it fares with commands. Click through the photos above to check it out.
The array of Smart Cover colors for the iPad Mini, In addition to the iPad Mini, Apple announced the fourth-generation iPad, despite releasing the "new" (third-generation) iPad just six months prior, The most recent iPad and the "new" (third-generation iPad) are essentially the same, aside from a more powerful A6X processor in the former, Click here to see how the iPad family stack up against each other, The fourth-generation iPad will still host the 1.2-megapixel iphone case personalized front-facing camera that's capable of shooting 720p video..
The falling demand for song downloads -- and the lukewarm response to iTunes Radio -- is part of the reason Apple decided to purchase Beats. Legendary record producer Jimmy Iovine, rapper Dr. Dre and Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor all joined Apple through the acquisition, and Beats Music Chief Executive Ian C. Rogers became the head of iTunes Radio. Until this point, Beats and iTunes have remained separate services, though they've pooled expertise and resources. And so far, Apple has done little publicly with Beats besides pushing its music service with current iTunes customers and promoting its headphones in Apple Stores.
Google's iphone case personalized given its Google+ app for iPhone a new coat of paint, changing some fonts and giving photos some more screen real estate, Photos, for example, are now front and center in the Google+ app, The home screen of Google+ is now adorned with your profile photo at the top and a pleasant dark background, Reading a Google+ conversation in the app, Notice the prominent +1 button in the top right, It stays there no matter where you are on the page, What Google+ profiles look like now on the Google+ app..
Yet the market for wireless networking could run into some problems,analysts say. Technology firms are currently sparring over two wirelessstandards that are incompatible. On one side is 3Com, Lucent Technologies, Apple, Finland's Nokia and othersthat support a standard called 802.11B. The technology is fast at 11 mbps,but expensive. On the other side is IBM, Intel, Motorola and Proxim thatback a standard called HomeRF. This standard, analysts say, is lessexpensive but much slower at 2 mbps. The year 2000 should determine which standard will win as more firmsrelease wireless technology, analysts say. So far only a handful ofcompanies are shipping products: Proxim has chosen HomeRF technology, whileApple and Dell are shipping products that use the 802.11B standard.