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Hackers reverse-engineer Siri to work with any device

By Leeky · 7 replies
Nov 15, 2011
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  1. Hackers have supposedly managed to reverse-engineer the exclusive Apple Siri personal assistant feature that debuted in last month's iPhone 4S release. They claim the feat enables them to make the…

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  2. mattfrompa

    mattfrompa TS Evangelist Posts: 576   +73

    you're skewed blanket statements do little to alleviate the underlying problems you attempted to criticize.

    -sent from my iwhatever
  3. MilwaukeeMike

    MilwaukeeMike TS Evangelist Posts: 3,152   +1,411

    There; Their... They're different. :)

    Haha, 'Somewhat aggresive' approach? Like when that dude found that iPhone (4 I think) on a bar stool didn't they want to throw him in jail for letting gizmodo have pics of it?
  4. Butch

    Butch TS Enthusiast Posts: 112

    WHO CARES!? Siri is the stupidest thing I have ever seen. Do you people who use it realize that you look and sound like morons talking to this thing? God! People are getting dumber by the minute...
  5. hence why the iphone was created.
  6. DokkRokken

    DokkRokken TS Rookie Posts: 266

    I don't see how it's 'dumb' to talk to a device to get information.

    It's a major improvement over those morons that meander down sidewalks, bumping into people or getting in their way, whilst trying to operate their phone.
  7. dmtcm

    dmtcm TS Rookie

    Something else for them to be doing while driving a vehicle.
    Some people can't walk and chew gum at the same time but they get a drivers license and a cell phone.
  8. Burty117

    Burty117 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 3,467   +1,252

    Seri isn't stupid at all, actually its very useful, For Instance I can read texts messages and reply to them while driving without even looking at the phone, It has made texting in the car as safe as talking.

    Also Seri is extremely useful for reminding me of things. As good as reminders apps are it is much quicker to tell Seri when and where I want it to remind me of something and it just does it.

    Other useful bits I use Seri for, calling people when driving, asking it "how my day is" in the morning and it reminds me I have meetings that day, this has proven to me most useful so I know to get to work early.

    Other than that I haven't really used it to find out the weather and its useless in the UK for finding businesses as its only for the US for the time being. Haven't used it to find ingredients.

    Although I have used it to wow people that it can google anything you through at it :)

    Its definately not stupid, freeky and impressive if anything.

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