Another smart-looking competitor to Siri's voice throne has exploded onto iOS and Android this week. It's called Evi, and today we're looking at whether it has the goods to take down the reigning Apple champ. Read more
What happens when you tell Siri '17' ... In reality, the hack doesn't work and if you do tell Siri “17,” you will unwittingly be calling for emergency services. According to the Siri user guide, iPhones automatically call the local emergency number no matter what emergency number you say.
If you do need to contact the emergency services using your voice assistant, simply ask Siri to call 999 or “dial emergency services”. Siri gives you a five-second countdown, allowing users who have made a mistake to quickly cancel the call without causing any issues for the emergency services.
The answer is no. Unfortunately, you cannot change Siri's name to Jarvis or anything else. Apple made Siri the entity it is, and the company has not allowed for customizations to let you change the assistant's name.
It's great being able to compose messages accurately with your voice too. However, Google Assistant is generally a little smarter than Siri. Baked into more third-party devices and able to understand the whole family a bit clearer, it works better as a smart home voice assistant than Siri.
In a fight, Alexa would win because she can answer questions much more easily. It's also a lot easier to develop apps for Alexa than for Siri, so in terms of third-party support, Alexa is vastly superior.
Tell Google Assistant your nickname
To change your nickname for Google Assistant, open the Google Home app, tap Settings, scroll all the way down and tap More settings, then tap Nickname under the You tab. You can then either spell out your nickname or record it to help Google Assistant learn to pronounce it.
Voicemod arrives on iPhone to change your voice to Darth Vader, T-Pain, and more. ... Voicemod Clips is a new mobile app that will allow iPhone owners, and Android users soon, to modify their voice for short video and audio clips. The app is completely free to use, with no annoying ads or freemium features.
If you say "Hello, J.A.R.V.I.S." to Siri, the assistant will respond to you as if it were Tony Stark's AI assistant -- and as if you were Iron Man himself: "Hold on, Sir.
If you genuinely need emergency services you can say 000 to Siri or simply say “dial emergency services”. Siri will then give you a five-second countdown and a chance to cancel or call before then.
Apple's Siri will call 911 if you say 'Charge my phone to 100%' Don't ask Siri to charge your phone or you might get in trouble with the police. Apple's Siri will call emergency services if you tell it to "Charge my phone to 100%." The newly discovered feature is a bug in the iOS, which was first reported by The Verge.
Many people have found that after saying the fifth "hyphen," their phone's iOs immediately "crashes" and either restarts their phone completely or closes their current screen and brings them back to their home one. ... So if you do, don't worry - your phone will be exactly as it was before you said "hyphen" five times.
It was co-founded by Dag Kittlaus, Tom Gruber, and UCLA alumnus Adam Cheyer. Kittlaus named Siri after a co-worker in Norway; the name means "beautiful woman who leads you to victory" in Norwegian.
As the emergency number of every country is different, this feature allows users to contact the authorities of the country wherever they are. Also, the number 14 is the emergency services number in certain countries and that's why Siri goes to dial them up even when you give the command in other countries.
Simply ask it to 'Give me a beat' and you'll be surprised by what emerges. Its choice of sounds can be a little off-putting at times, with our beat consisting of the words 'ince', 'Qatar', and 'butter' in various arrangements. But, Siri keeps decent time and absolutely will not stop unless you tell it to.
Now, you can celebrate Siri's birthday by saying “Happy Birthday” to the personal assistant. ... Siri processes your speech under your Apple device and doesn't use your personal requests to track you. Even still, there's a lot Apple's personal assistant can do to improve.
It means she cares about you enough to say your name plus she might have some feelings about you. Either friendly or romance.
Your surname is your family name. It's also called your “last name.” When filling out applications, type your surname as it appears on your passport, travel or identity document. Do not use initials.