Are you one of those people who own an iPhone 4S but are not actually able to use Siri to her full potential because you have a heavy accent? Well if you are jailbroken you can now forget going through the pain of asking Siri the same question a hundred times before getting her to understand it. With AnyVoice (an upcoming tweak) you can now select what accent you want to speak in with Siri, the tweak has a plethora of options so do not worry one of them will fit your persona.
@ninja98 just released a new version of his SiriProxy Plugin that allows you to control your Dreambox. The following commands are supported in this version:
- start tv
- set tv to standby
- search for a program and find out when it will air
- set a timer to record the program
- get information about what’s airing without viewing
- get information about the next broadcast on a channel
- next channel in list
- previous channel in list
- find out how long a program is still on
- find out when a program will start
- search for a program name and automatically switch to correct channel if airing
Download the source code here.
Matsumitsu released a new version of his Trakt.tv SiriProxy Plugin. In the previous release, you could only use the plugin to see what’s on TV tonight. Now you can also mark episodes as watched by saying “I just saw season 4 episode 5 of Dexter“. SiriProxy will then connect to trakt.tv via its API and mark the episode as seen.
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There have been a lot of cool SiriProxy Hacks recently that allowed you to control your media center or even start your car with Siri. That’s why Hacker robb decided to create a Siri Hack for the Music Hack Day 2011 which took place in London. The Music Hack Day is an event where developers get together and create something music related. Robb’s Hack gets Siri to rap to Notorious B.I.G.’s Hypnotize song. Check out the video after the break. Continue reading
You can tell Siri “Download [Movie]” and Siri will tell you how many results were found. It then reads the first result to you and you can confirm or go to the next result. If you confirm, the download gets added to the queue on your PC.
Unfortunately, the plugin isn’t available yet.
Developer @rckcrlr modified @hjaltij‘s SiriProxy Plex Plugin and added support for Plex’s new feature “onDeck”. OnDeck is a great way to keep track of all the TV Shows you are watching. By asking Siri “What’s onDeck?”, Siri will get a list of all the episodes that are on your deck and read it to you. You can then choose which episode you want to play. Continue reading