Siri to get more capable and open-minded in time for iOS 10, might land on OS X as well
Big tech companies are betting more and more on digital assistants, with AI companions gaining an ever wider presence in our daily lives. Amazon got Alexa's soothing voice in our households with the introduction of Amazon Echo, while Google is striving to touch its users emotionally with the upcoming Google Assistant, complete with a childhood backstory.
While Apple got Siri's character right the first time around, she has been somewhat limited in terms of functionality and “socializing” with other apps. This might be changing with iOS 10 and with the purported digital assistant's integration in OS X (which might get renamed to macOS, by the way). If Siri comes to Apple's desktop OS, it's a safe bet that she'll also provide some sort of connectivity and synchronization between mobile devices and Macs.
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source: WSJ via BGR