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Apple's Siri to actually pronounce your name correctly in iOS 7

Siri to begin getting names right in iOS 7, will offer up several different pronunciations until it gets it right

| Operating Systems News | Posted: Jun 24, 2013 3:01 pm

As an Android fanboy, when Apple first launched Siri, I will admit that I was a little jealous. Publicly, I stuck to the "Android has had voice search well before Apple" line whenever someone would show off Siri to me. While I secretly thought that Siri was cool, I did chuckle everytime the app got someone's name wrong, and I know several friends of mine actually stopped using it all together because of this bug.

 

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9to5Mac is reporting that the name pronunciation issues have for the most part went away with iOS 7 and that Siri now has the ability to offer up several different pronunciations of a given name in hopes that one will be correct. All you need to do is say, "that's not how you pronounce [say name here]" and Siri will say your name in a different pronunciation.

 

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NEWS SOURCESTechradar.com, 9to5mac.com

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