Pages Menu
TwitterRssFacebook
Categories Menu

Posted by on Mar 5, 2012 in Android apps | 0 comments

Google’s Siri is not Majel, it is Assistant !!

Google’s Siri is not Majel, it is Assistant !!

An artistic view of Siri on Android As per our previous report on Google’s version of Siri in making called Majel , it seems Google have decided to go simple with the names as Tech Crunch reports that the new feature might be named as Assistant serving its purpose. It is supposed to posses more features than the Apple‘s Siri, Google is expected to have complete control of all the layers involved and it also has plans to open it for developers. According to Tech Crunch, the project is being taken care by the Android team of the company with the help of search engineer Amit Singhal.  The project has three parts according to the report, 1. Get the world’s knowledge into a format a computer can understand. 2. Create a personalization layer – Experiments like Google +1 and Google + are Google’s way of gathering data on precisely how people interact with content. 3. Build a mobile, voice-centered “Do engine” (‘Assistant’) that’s less about returning search results and more about accomplishing...

Read More

Posted by on Dec 15, 2011 in Android apps | 0 comments

Siri’s rival is here, beware of majel for Android

Siri’s rival is here, beware of majel for Android

Google is all set to release a voice assistant for android as a  rival for Apple’s siri in coming weeks. Siri has gained attention world over as an intelligent voice based personal assistant but also plagued by frequent outages and security issues. Google is weary of the fact that siri may soon take on the search giants profits in the mobile space, so it is working on  secret project codenamed Majel in its secret GoogleX Labs. Google will combine its established search capabilities with the new voice assistant to provide android users with personalized results based on voice inputs. The project is named majel in remembrance of the late actress Majel Barett Roddenberry who provided the computerized voice for the Starship Enterprise in Star Trek. Google will provide this new technology as an update to its existing Voice Actions app which makes calls and other actions based on voice inputs from the user. Google announced recently its plans to acquire Clever Sense, a startup which made the famous restaurant and nigh club recommendation app based...

Read More

Posted by on Nov 9, 2011 in Gadgets, iPhone, Mobiles | 0 comments

How apple technology three decades apart can still work together

Many out there who are yet to have an apple experience first hand might be wondering , what is which makes apple so famous ?Well here is a hint, check out the video below after the jump. In the above video, well known porting freak Napabar dictates an email to siri on his new iphone4S which gets received on a 27 year old Mac512k which eventually gets converted to a text on it’s floppy drive using an apple...

Read More

Posted by on Oct 18, 2011 in Gadgets, iPhone, Mobiles | 0 comments

For those who wonder why iPhone4S was not released in India here is the answer – singlish demo

iPhone4S was released few days back to public with much fanfare in US,UK, Canada, France, Australia, Germany and japan .Apple has announced that the new phone would be released in 28 countries by the end of this month and to about 70 countries by the end of the year . Many in India wonder why the new iphone was not launched in here, well the primary reason for this humongous  sales of iPhone4S is the new AI personal assistant feature called Siri . It works on voice recognition , so for now the only accents supported by it is American,  Australian and British . It would take a while for the apple engineers to port Indian English accent to it.Next reason would be the network , 3G is just getting started to be accepted in the country . In US operators are going to LTE generation , so apple might be waiting for the right opportunity to bring the 4S to the country when there is stable high speed network platform is available across the country . Now...

Read More
Page 1 of 212