As expected, Apple on Monday unveiled a new version of its virtual assistant Siri at its Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) keynote. Siri, which was introduced in 2011 as an exclusive feature of the iPhone 4S, currently works on iPhones, iPads, Apple TVs, Apple Watches, and Mac computers. Show More Summary
Not since the discontinuation of the iPhone 4s has Apple sold a handset with an all-glass back, but that's rumored to change this year with the flagship "iPhone 8." In the years between those two models, advances in glass production technology have made it so an all-glass "iPhone 8" could be more robust than you might assume.
It's been over three years since voice actress Susan Bennett came forward and revealed that she was the original female voice of Siri on iOS, which first debuted on the iPhone 4s in 2011. In a recent interview with Typeform, BennettShow More Summary
Want to waste some money? There's an iPhone on eBay right now that will most certainly help you achieve that. It's an iPhone 4s, the glass on both its front and back are completely shattered, but — and this is apparently the thing that...Show More Summary
A bit of magic realism shot entirely on an iPhone 4S. Continue reading on Film School Rejects »
Following a report that the iPhone 8 may return to the stainless steel frame last used in the iPhone 4s, the majority of readers say they’d prefer a flat-sided phone over one with curved edges. In our poll, 53% opted for flat sides against 37% for curved. more… Filed under: Apple
A rumor out of East Asia on Tuesday suggests Apple's next-generation iPhone will ditch aluminum for a chassis forged from stainless steel, a material the company last used to build a handset with iPhone 4s in 2011.
The off-duty police officer who killed the Russian ambassador in Turkey was shot by Turkish special forces minutes after the crime. He had an iPhone 4S on him, and now, according to MacReports and Habertürk, Turkish authorities asked for Russia’s help to unlock the iPhone. Show More Summary
Reports from Turkish media claim that Apple has been asked to help unlock an iPhone belonging to the Russian ambassador's assassin. The device, a relatively archaic iPhone 4S, was reportedly recovered from 22-year-old Mevlut Mert Alt?ntas,...Show More Summary
Following the assassination of the Russian ambassador to Turkey, Apple has reportedly been asked to unlock the shooter's iPhone 4s recovered after the gunfight for more information regarding the man, and insight on his colleagues.
Apple has another iPhone unlocking conundrum on its hands! This time the request is reportedly from Turkish and Russian authorities — who want Apple to help bypass the PIN code on an iPhone 4s recovered at the scene of the recent murder of Russian ambassador Andrei Karlov. Show More Summary
After an off-duty police officer shot dead the Russian ambassador to Turkey, Apple has been asked to help unlock an iPhone 4s recovered from the killer. MacReports and other local media say that Apple is expected to refuse the request from Turkish authorities, but report that the Russian government has said it will help … more… Filed under: Apple
October 7, 2011: Two days after the death of Steve Jobs, Apple opens pre-orders for its next-gen iPhone 4s. The last iPhone that Jobs worked on directly, the 4s boasts a speedier A5 chip, improved 8MP camera with 1080p HD video recording, and — most significantly — Apple’s new AI virtual assistant, Siri. The iPhone […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
Siri may have celebrated five years since debuting on the iPhone 4s this week, but Apple hasn’t rushed to acquire Viv, the follow-up AI assistant created by Siri’s makers. Instead, the company has been snapped up by Samsung for use in its future devices for an undisclosed amount. Show More Summary
Five years ago today, Steve Jobs passed away -- just one day after Apple introduced Siri on the new iPhone 4s. While the pundit press immediately dreamed of a rapid collapse of Apple in his absence, instead the company Jobs cofounded spiraled upward to become the largest and most profitable ever. Why were they all so very wrong?
October 4, 2011: Five years ago today, Apple introduces the world to Siri, its intelligent voice assistant. Debuting on the then-brand new iPhone 4s, Siri is a groundbreaking example of artificial intelligence in action. It also represented...Show More Summary
After just a few weeks on the market, Apple's new flagship iPhone 7 series is already more popular than the iPhone SE, and is on the cusp of overtaking the iPhone 4 and 4s lineup, new data reveals.
Huawei P9, left, and Alcatel Idol 4S, right. Perhaps you don’t like the long wait times for Apple‘s (AAPL) iPhone 7, with the newly introduced “jet black” version not available in the U.S. till November. Or maybe you’re upset with Apple removing the 3.5-millimeter headphone jack. Or maybe you just don’t like Apple’s products at […]
Reliable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities has released a new report further forecasting that the 2017 iPhone will likely adopt and glass front and back design like the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4s. The idea seems to be that the new Jet...Show More Summary
It’s been nearly five years since Scott Forstall stood on stage and introduced Siri to the world. Siri has come a long way since the days of the iPhone 4S, and now Apple’s voice-controlled assistant is on our iPhones, iPads, Apple Watches, and even–thanks to macOS Sierra–our Macs. Show More Summary