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“Last week, Apple announced a host of planned updates to the Siri personal assistant service found in company’s iPhone smartphone and iPad tablet (Siri integration is coming to iPad in the fall),” Alex Luft reports for GM Authority. “One of those updates, called ‘eyes-free,’ allows an iPhone or iPad user to use Siri without picking up or looking at the device to initiate the feature, which can be used to schedule a meeting, send a text message, add a reminder, find a local restaurant, check sports scores, and perform a myriad of other tasks — all using natural-language voice commands.”
“Today, GM Authority has learned that The General will soon introduce Siri eyes-free integration in its vehicles and the first ones to get the integration will be the Chevrolet Spark and Sonic,” Luft reports. “While the automaker’s media representatives didn’t provide specific timing details, we were told that we should expect an announcement within the next 12 months.”
Read more in the full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader "Dan K." for the heads up.]
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