RIM Blackberry has attempted to rise in sales like good old times, coming with an update for the developer edition devices and namely Siri-like voice assistant. Siri is the one that made the iPhone 4S so popular so could Blackberry chuckle over success with the new virtual assistant?
So devices running Blackberry 10 Alpha could get in touch with the new update, even the voice resembling to Siri. All the user needs to do is long press the voice command button positioned on the right side of the gadget between the volume up and volume down button. As highlighted in the video, the virtual assistant provides basic functionalities like searching the web but it can’t provide answers like Siri, lacking the artificial intelligence.
It’s stated that Nuance, the same company that developed Siri is behind Blackberry’s voice assistant. Blackberry is creating a new operating system for making its way through iOS and Android and gain the success that was taken from him after the two smartphones became the most popular.