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AssistantEnhancer Takes Siri To The Next Level With Tons Of Additional Features [Jailbreak]

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Apple continues to add new capabilities to Siri, but there are still a lot of things the digital assistant can’t do. You can’t use Siri to control third-part music apps like Spotify, toggle settings, or search the App Store.

A jailbreak tweak called AssistantEnhancer takes Siri to the next level by doing all these things and more. It’s the new crown jewel of Siri tweaks, and it contains a ton of useful features that make Siri a more valuable tool.

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87% Of iPhone 4S Owners Are Still Using Siri At Least Once A Month [Report]

87% Of iPhone 4S Owners Are Still Using Siri At Least Once A Month [Report]

Siri is still popular among many iPhone 4S owners, but not everyone uses it to its full potential.

For some iPhone 4S users, Siri is a novelty that quickly wears off within a week or two of unwrapping the handset. But believe it or not, 87% of iPhone 4S users are still using the intelligent assistant at least once a month, according to a new study. Not many of them are using it to its full potential, however.

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When Siri Gets Stuck Between Husband & Wife [Humor]

When Siri Gets Stuck Between Husband & Wife [Humor]

We’ve seen a number of parodies that poke fun at Apple’s new intelligent assistant, but this one has to be my favorite. It’s a skit from CollegeHumor that mocks Apple’s latest Siri adverts by placing the feature in between husband and wife while they fight, and it’s hilarious.

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iPhone 4S Pre-Orders Begin at 12:01 AM Pacific on Friday, Oct. 14

iPhone 4S Pre-Orders Begin at 12:01 AM Pacific on Friday, Oct. 14

Itching to get your hands on Apple’s latest iPhone? According to Apple representatives, you’ll be able to pre-order the iPhone 4S from 12:01 AM Pacific on Friday, October 14.

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This Is Everything That You Can Expect Apple To Announce At Today’s ‘Let’s Talk iPhone’ Event [Predictions]

This Is Everything That You Can Expect Apple To Announce At Today’s ‘Let’s Talk iPhone’ Event [Predictions]

Editor’s Note: We first posted this yesterday, but for readers who didn’t see it, we’re bumping it to the top of the page so people know what’s coming in just about three hours.

Hey, we know: after sixteen months of rumors, figuring out exactly what to expect from Apple’s “Let’s Talk iPhone” event tomorrow can be confusing. Well, let us break it all down for you. Here’s everything we know (or think we know) about what Apple’s going to announce tomorrow. It’s going to be a hell of a show.

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What the Next iPhone’s Assistant Feature Will Probably Look Like [Video]

What the Next iPhone’s Assistant Feature Will Probably Look Like [Video]

MacRumors has helped put together an artist’s rendition of what the next iPhone’s top secret iOS “Assistant” feature will look like. The artist is Jan-Michael Cart, also known as the man behind many of the popular Apple concept videos that have circulated around the internet.

Nuance’s voice technology will power Assistant for iPhone 5/4S users. The feature will reportedly not work on older devices due to the need for Apple’s A5 processor.

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Apple’s New iPhone (Almost)

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Apple’s New iPhone (Almost)

We’re all dying to know what we can expect from Apple’s fifth-generation iPhone. For months we’ve been speculating on what it will look like, what kind of features it will boast, and when it will be available. However, a new report could tell you all almost everything you ever wanted to know about Apple’s new iPhone — including its new internals, and an iOS feature that will debut on the fifth-generation device.

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iOS 5’s Rumored Voice Recognition Assistant May Integrate Contacts, Calendars, Email

iOS 5’s Rumored Voice Recognition Assistant May Integrate Contacts, Calendars, Email

Since Apple’s acquisition of Siri many moons ago, there have been rumors that the technology would one day worm its way into the iOS software. Speculation, fueled by evidence in the latest iOS SDK, would lead us to believe that Siri “Assistant” feature will finally come to fruition in iOS 5. And according to one report, it will integrate with your contacts, calendars, emails and more.

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Mac OS X Lion Migration Assistant Got You Down? Try This Fix.

Mac OS X Lion Migration Assistant Got You Down? Try This Fix.

Migration assistant is one of Apple’s most valuable utilities. I’ve used it frequently over the years to migrate my user accounts, applications, etc.  between two Macs and I’ve never had any problems with it until now.

I picked up a new 13-inch MacBook Air this week and tried to migrate my data from my 2010 13-inch MacBook Air to the new one. Both of my MacBook Airs were running Mac OS X Lion. I wasn’t able to get Migration Assistant to work over a Wi-Fi connection.  It just flat-out refused to work, but here is the work around that finally got my data moved to the new MacBook Air.

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