Robert McMillan explains what happens to the data generated and stored with Siri queries: "
Once the voice recording is six months old, Apple “disassociates” your user number from the clip
, deleting the number from the voice file. But it keeps these disassociated files for up to 18 more months for testing and product improvement purposes." [Wired]
, an increasingly frustrated native Japanese speaker discovers that Siri is unable to parse the spoken English word "work" when voiced with a typical Japanese accent.
(kenjikinukawa via Joi Ito)
The guys at
of voice search on iPhone, using Siri vs. using Google Voice Search for iOS.
(Thanks, Joe Sabia!)
Apple's New Siri Commercial Cuts To The Chase
. Will be region-blocked or ad-preceded for many of you, but there are some illicit copies
floating around on YouTube
(Thanks, Susannah Breslin!) — Xeni