Siri could get more colorful with iOS 9


With iOS 9 Apple may use more colorful design for Siri, its voice assistant on the iPhone and iPad, says 9to5Mac.

Apple is expected to launch the iOS 9 at its Worldwide Developers conference starting June 8.

The new version of Siri on iPhone and iPad will be more like the one used in the Apple Watch. No mention was made of any other tweaks for Siri, but the software could stand some enhancements this year.


Siri is facing competition from other players as well. The Google Now voice assistant is available both for Android and iOS devices through the standard Google app.

A test conducted last July by Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster found that Google Now was more accurate than Siri.

Microsoft has also come with its own voice assistant, Cortana. A report from Reuters suggested that Cortana can make its way to iOS devices as well.

Siri is designed to answer questions and help user set up certain tasks, such as reminders and calendar appointments. Cortana goes a step further by alerting user with notifications and updates when necessary.

The iOS 9 is expected to focus on fixing bugs and enhancing performance and stability rather than adding new features.

The company released iOS 8.3 earlier this month. The update came with some new features and bug fixes.


Vishal Kawadkar

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