Siri is turning Japanese

By
Siri is turning Japanese

Siri spills its own beans about future language support. Apple’s voice assistant remains coy about Russian, Mandarin and others.

You never know when there’s going to be a leak right under your nose. In this case, Siri itself has dropped the hint that Japanese language support may be announced at an Apple event next month.

Asked what languages he/she/it speaks, Siri calmly and candidly replies, “I currently speak German, Japanese, French and English… but I’m always learning. You can change the language I’m using… just go to Siri settings.”

Consider your confession made, Siri, for while you profess to speak Japanese already, your settings menu on the iPhone 4S stubbornly maintains that three flavours of English (Australia, United Kingdom and United States), plus French and German are your only tongues.

Apple’s 4S voice assistant is set to get Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Italian and Spanish support in 2012, yet this tip from 9to5Mac is the first hint we’ve got of which to expect first and how soon. Now we just need to brush up on our Far Eastern language skills.

Copyright © Stuff.tv
Tags:

Most Read Articles

Review: WD Blue 3D &  Sandisk Ultra 3D 1TB SSDs

Review: WD Blue 3D & Sandisk Ultra 3D 1TB SSDs

The 31 best podcasts of 2017

The 31 best podcasts of 2017

Are these the biggest gaming franchises in history?

Are these the biggest gaming franchises in history?

Explainer: Who was Ada Lovelace?

Explainer: Who was Ada Lovelace?

Would you like to receive

Our Newsletter?