Items tagged with Majel

Anytime the tech world eagerly awaits some new exciting technology, rumors swirl about the what, where, and when of it. For that matter, the rumor mill churns up conjecture about everything from the color of the impending thing to the price tag. Accordingly, speculation about Google’s inevitable answer to Apple’s Siri artificial intelligence assistant for iOS abounds. We heard a while back that Google’s version was cleverly codenamed “Majel” and had little else to go on, but now a report from TechCrunch has some more on the story. The report indicates that the tool... Read more...
Same song, different verse: Google is trying to keep pace with Apple by developing a similar competing product. This time, it’s a competitor to Siri, which is codenamed “Majel”, according to a pair of reports from AndroidandMe. Ever since Apple announced Siri, the iPhone 4S’s personal digital assistant that understands normal speech, a few months ago, the digital world has been expecting a competing product from someone big. Google makes the most sense as that someone. Rumors, of course, are flying around about Majel--what exactly it is, when we’ll see it, and if it... Read more...