How do I get Siri to read my emails and texts to me?

This is a great feature that doesn't seem to be too well known. Simply say to Siri, "Read my messages," or "Read my emails." If you have multiple emails, she will read the time and subject of each one. You can also say "Read my most recent message/email." In this case she will read aloud the contents. You can also ask if you have an email or message from a specific contact. This feature is especially useful for when you're behind the wheel and can use the "Hey Siri command".


Apple's Siri May Soon Employ Neural Network Algorithms

According to Wired, Siri may soon undergo a long overdue overhaul that would boost the iOS digital assistant's accuracy in understanding human language. This would come via neural network algorithms and architecture, technology that is already being developed and utilized by many of the major players in the tech industry.

Neural networks may soon power Siri

Though they seemingly peaked in popularity thirty years ago, there has been a renaissance of research in neural networks in recent years. The term refers to a machine learning model inspired by biological central nervous systems, namely the brain, where the network consists of neurons. Neural networks have proven more


Siri Gets Song Recognition, 22 New Languages and Touchless Wake Command

Siri may have been the star of Apple's WWDC keynote presentation in 2011, but the personal voice assistant only got a slight mention near the end of the company's iOS 8 preview this year. Apple quickly touched on Siri's new song recognition talent and a few other features, before moving on to the new developer tools in iOS 8.

Siri Song Recognition

iOS 8 users will be able to access Shazam's popular audio recognition database by asking Siri, "What song is playing". The voice assistant will then identify any song playing in the background and offer users the chance to buy that song through iTunes. This new feature comes as no surprise since Bloomberg leaked it back in April.


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