Siri’s ready for an AI upgrade [The CultCast]


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This week on Cult of Mac’s podcast: With the many AI-powered features reportedly coming in iOS 18, a Siri revamp sounds possible — and promising! We talk about OpenAI’s startlingly good GPT-4o demos and wonder if Siri will ever amaze us like that.

Also on The CultCast:

  • Who will be Apple’s next CEO? Cupertino reportedly has a couple familiar faces on its short list.
  • New features in iOS 17.5 are … OK. However, some of the accessibility features coming later this year — including Vision Pro-style eye tracking for iPhone — look pretty incredible.
  • Those rumors of future folding iPhones just won’t stop.

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The CultCast live stream archive: iOS 18 and Siri’s AI upgrade

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On the show this week: Your host Erfon Elijah (@erfon), Cult of Mac managing editor Lewis Wallace (@lewiswallace) and Cult of Mac writer D. Griffin Jones (@dgriffinjones).

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