Apple is bringing Siri to Mac & third-party apps, says WSJ


Tech giant Apple is likely to bring Siri, its computer programme that works as an intelligent personal assistant and knowledge navigator, to the Mac.

The company will also give developers access to Siri so that they can incorporate it into their apps.

The announcement is likely to be made during the week-long Worldwide Developers Conference, which kicks off Monday, the Verge quoted the Wall Street Journal as saying.

Apple introduced Siri as an iPhone feature in 2011, creating a way to find information or complete tasks by speaking to the phone instead of typing or tapping.

Siri uses a natural language user interface to answer questions, make recommendations and perform actions by delegating requests to a set of Web services. The software, both in its original version and as an iOS feature, adapts to the user’s individual language usage and individual searches with continuing use and returns results that are individualised. Read more.


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