Apple may be working on Siri for older devices

Apple may be working on Siri for older devices
Various beta releases of iOS 5.1 have already given us a number of clues as to the possible plans of Apple, including the inevitable things like releasing the iPad 3 and iPhone 5, to the plausible with the code saying that those next-gen devices will have quad-core processors, to now the possible with news of Siri.

Apparently, after installing the newest iOS 5.1 beta (v.3) users with the iPad, iPod Touch, and iPhone 3Gs, have all found a possibly telling setting in the Keyboard menu. These users are seeing a disclaimer underneath the options for Intenational Keyboards which describes the privacy policy and data policies for dictation, and of course Siri is the only form of dictation that would be built-in to any iOS devices.

Of course, this could just be a bug that those users are seeing this disclaimer. It would seem odd that iPhone 4 and iPad 2 users wouldn't be in the mix, but it could be the real deal. Only time will tell.

source: Cult of Mac



1. kcombs

Posts: 275; Member since: Dec 15, 2010

iPhone 4 and iPad 2 should both have Siri.. just saying

5. ilia1986 unregistered

Dude, ANY iOS device should have Siri. Because Apple didn't develop Siri. Apple just bought the company which made Siri in the first place. Also - Siri has no effectve system requirements since all the data gets analyzed on Apple's servers. just saying

2. chrismichael83

Posts: 19; Member since: Jan 13, 2012

Apple doesn't need to work on support for Siri for iphone4. All you have to do is jailbreak it and look up what udidactivation. They have successfully ported siri onto the iPhone 4 and it works exactly like it does on the 4s. And they said that it wasn't possible on older models. I love apple products but hate their marketing scheme.

3. rcrider4

Posts: 118; Member since: Nov 14, 2011

They never said they couldn't put Siri on the iPhone 4, they just said they won't

4. Penny

Posts: 1869; Member since: Feb 04, 2011

If Apple does release Siri to older devices now, that would be kind of disgusting to me. I mean it is great for the people that own those older devices, but only solidifies the notion that Apple just held that feature from those older customers to sell more of the new device.

6. andro.

Posts: 1999; Member since: Sep 16, 2011

Apple really are making 4s buyers looking stupid,siri will be available on the iphone 4 and the phones will be the exact same despite one being a so called 'new' model

8. frydaexiii

Posts: 1476; Member since: Dec 01, 2011

"making 4s buyers looking stupid"? Please they already did that by actually buying it...

9. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

They will share the feeling of every HTC cellphone owner and the few buyers of the Droid X2... and alomost forgat... the Droid 4... lol..

7. nick7237

Posts: 5; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

They're probably just going to add the dictation feature in the system wide keyboard like on the 4S since Siri and the system wide keyboard dictation are separate features.

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