This past week, the media happily announced that Echo was “all growed up.” An astounding adulthood spurt given that Echo is mainly relegated to kitchens and has the key functionality of telling you the weather and managing your Spotify account while your fingers are full of cookie dough.
Articles Tagged ‘Siri’
Mobile Minutes: Siri’s Apple event tips; Pentagon’s wearable tech; Lenovo’s mobile overhaul; Back-to-school appsAugust 31, 2015
Today in mobile marketing – Apple’s Siri will give you hints about the upcoming iPhone event; Pentagon teams up with Apple, Boeing to develop wearable tech; Lenovo overhauls mobile unit around Motorola; Best apps for fighting back-to-school burnout.
Mobile Minutes: Facebook’s digital assistant; Tumblr goes mobile-friendly; YouTube Gaming; Amazon’s smartphone surrenderAugust 28, 2015
Today in mobile marketing – Facebook tests AI-based digital assistant in challenge to Siri; Yahoo’s Tumblr gets mobile-friendly in bid to lure developers, brands from Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat; YouTube Gaming launches to take on Twitch; Amazon reportedly laying off engineers after Fire phone flameout.
Mobile Minutes: Siri and HomeKit; Mobile payments and tips; T-Mobile’s free upgrades; Apple’s Confederate flag removalJune 29, 2015
Today in mobile marketing – Here’s how Apple’s Siri will control your house under HomeKit program; Mobile payments are making people tip more at meals; T-Mobile offers free phone upgrades whenever you want; Apple purges online store of certain apps using Confederate flag.
Searchers have been slow to fully use Apple’s Siri, with only 11 percent choosing to use Siri for a search on their mobile device, instead turning to applications and mobile browsers.
Not only does voice-activated search unencumber users from crowded screens, but it disintermediates information from the process of retrieving it, thus providing better search results.