Nokia: Apple rigged Siri to name iPhone best phone

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Nokia: Apple rigged Siri to name iPhone best phone

Siri is now touting the iPhone as the best smartphone, much to Nokia's chagrin.

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Is Apple purposely tweaking Siri to stack the deck in favor of the iPhone ? Nokia certainly thinks so.

Siri stirred up some controversy late last week in voicing its view on smartphones. When asked its recommendation of the best smartphone, Apple ‘s voice assistant named Nokia’s Lumia 900 the top dog.

However, it didn’t take long for Siri to change its mind. As of yesterday, the voice assistant is firmly back in Apple ‘s camp. When asked the same question, Siri now responds: “The one you’re holding,” or “You’re kidding, right?”

Apple can rest easier now, but Nokia is none too happy, accusing the company of playing with Siri’s programming to control its responses.

Apple position Siri as the intelligent system that’s there to help, but clearly if they don’t like the answer, they override the software,” … [Read more]

Nokia: Apple rigged Siri to name iPhone best phone

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