Apple has just released iOS 9.2, its second major update to iOS 9. This release comes with a long list of bug fixes and improvements on apps like Apple Music, News, Mail, Podcasts, Safari, iBooks, etc including an update that adds Arabic language support to Siri. iOS9.2 Highlights: Mail Drop – For the first time, Mail Drop can be used on iOS to send attachments up to 5GB in size. Mail Drop is a feature that was previously limited to the Mac version of the Mail app.
iOS 9.2 beta 4 recently released, provides support for developing iOS apps. It’s packaged with a complete set of Xcode tools, compilers, and frameworks for creating apps for iOS and OS X. A notable update in this release is Arabic language support with Siri for the first time. iOS 9.2 beta 4 changelog: A user updating to an iOS 9 GM build from a seed build may see duplicate dictionaries in the definition dictionary list if the user switched primary language, added secondary languages, or added new keyboards.
I recently stumbled upon a blog post and felt its worth sharing with my audience. So as the topic says “Why On Earth Would I Want To Talk To My Computer?”. Well with the recent advancement in technology and most especially “Artificial Intelligence”, there is nothing impossible for Science not to achieve apart from breathing life to a cloned human :). With the amount investments the likes of Facebook, Google, Apple, Microsoft and Amazon have invested in M, Now, Siri, Cortana and Echo respectively, we are now at a point where machines can be taught human language – intuitive, easy to use and natural.
As you may know, Google, Apple, Microsoft and Facebook have been working a lot lately at developing an advanced virtual assistant. Google has OK Google, Apple uses Siri, Microsoft has built Cortana, while Facebook has already announced its Money penny assistant. Microsoft has recently released another beta update for Cortana for Android, adding “Hey Cortana” support to provide the users an easy path to trigger the personal assistant. The new feature will facilitate the users to easily send sms messages, set up reminders and perform calls.
Betty is a friendly English-like interface for your command line. Betty translates English-like phrases into commands in case you every run into situations like this. This means you don’t have to leave your command line to look up an obscure but useful command. Just ask Betty! Install Betty 0.1.5 in Ubuntu 14.04, 13.10, Linux Mint Step 1: Install Ruby and Curl sudo apt-get install ruby curl Step 2: Install Git and download Betty sudo apt-get install git cd && git clone https://github.