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Siri will be smarter soon as Apple forms its own speech team

Siri will be smarter soon as Apple forms its own speech team

It’s not the sort of speech team that’d win tournaments in high school, but the sort that’d replace Apple’s reliance on Nuance speech recognition software that’s forming behind the scenes. Word from several sources suggests that Apple’s creation of a speech research team means big things for Siri. After Microsoft released Cortana and Google’s speech recognition has hit Android Wear, it’s high time Apple stepped up their game.

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New iOS 8 Safari extension the most impressive yet

New iOS 8 Safari extension the most impressive yet

A lot has been learned about iOS 8 since Developers have had their chance to toy with it. This newest item might be the coolest we’ve seen. In opening up their platform a bit, Apple is also encouraging more third-party extensions for Safari on mobile. The famed 1Password might have the coolest one yet.

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How will a larger iPhone 6 stretch iOS 8?

How will a larger iPhone 6 stretch iOS 8?

Today we’re having a look at a rather nicely produced demonstration of what it’d look like to see iOS 8 on an iPhone 6, and it got us wondering. What will Apple do with iOS 8 as far as stretching for a larger display? Between the iPhone 4 and the iPhone 5, the display became tall enough to fit another row of icons, making the answer obvious.

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iPhone 6 leak shows display glass, new features

iPhone 6 leak shows display glass, new features

A new iPhone 6 leak is giving us the first look at what’s said to be the front display panel, offering up some details that could put a solid nod in the way of other leaks being accurate. While just the display glass, we see some subtle design changes in effect, and one feature that could end up being a new iPhone aesthetic, and make it easier to use.

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iPhone 6 might be a lot like old iPhones, new report says

iPhone 6 might be a lot like old iPhones, new report says

Oh, iPhone 6, why do you taunt us so? New reports are calling into question previous ones we’d heard about the next iPhone, this time saying the images we’ve all seen may not be accurate at all. Aside from an aesthetic change, there are some actual material difference this time around. Turns out the new iPhone may be a lot like the old one.

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7 Years of iPhone

7 Years of iPhone

It’s been seven years and the iPhone is still kicking just as hard - or even - harder than the day it launched. Speaking of the launch – do you remember exactly where you were on that historical day? I remember clearly where I was: at the Cube Apple store in Manhattan where I’d been queued up in a long line along with thousands and thousands of eager iPhone enthusiasts. I was number eight.

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Will the iPhone 6 be easy to repair? iPhone 5C may know

Will the iPhone 6 be easy to repair? iPhone 5C may know

A recent teardown for the “new” iPod Touch shows that not much has changed with the complex manufacturing process. It’s still glued, still screwed, and still tough to open up. We took a second and compared some other Apple products, and referenced that against those iPhone 6 leaks we see popping up. Will the iPhone 6 be as tough to repair as other Apple devices like it?