Microsoft: Don't forget, we've had voice control in Windows Phone for more ...

ZDNet (blog) - 26 Nov, 2011
While everyone seems to be talking about Apple's Siri voice control technology, Microsoft is keen to let us all know that it has had a similar feature baked into Windows Phone for more than a ...

Windows Phone 7 voice commands and the Indian accent

ZDNet (blog) - 26 Nov, 2011
Summary: A quick demo of Windows Phone 7's voice integration (TellMe) works with the Indian accent. When the iPhone 4S came out, the folks at NDTV had done an interesting video showing Siri with the ...

Microsoft: We've Had Siri-Like Tech for More Than a Year

PC Magazine - ‎Nov 25, 2011‎
Is Microsoft jealous of Siri? No, according to chief research and strategy officer Craig Mundie, because Microsoft has had its own version of Siri available for over a year. In an interview with Forbes tech writer Eric Savitz ...

Siri: Your wish is its command

Hindustan Times - ‎Nov 25, 2011‎
Siri, the all-understanding-sometimes-reprimanding personal digital assistant is definitely the star performer and the major reason for any sale of the iPhone 4S. If you grew up in the eighties and nineties like me, almost all your science fiction is a ...

What's Craig Mundie Been Smoking?

Forbes - ‎Nov 24, 2011‎
You had Siri's technological capability already? The only thing you can learn from Apple is marketing? You've had Siri for a year because you can speak your search query to Bing? Every stereotype you've ever had about Microsoft just came true when you ...

After a month, Siri finds her voice

Computerworld (blog) - ‎Nov 24, 2011‎
By Michael deAgonia Computerworld - After a month of using Siri, the new voice-controlled "personal assistant" available on the iPhone 4S, I've decided it may be time to add voice control to the list of paradigm-shifting ways to interact with a ...

Microsoft's Craig Mundie: The Smart Phone Battle Is Just Starting (Video)

Forbes - ‎Nov 22, 2011‎
Microsoft Chief Research and Strategy Officer Craig Mundie thinks the global battler for smart phone supremacy is just getting off the ground. Mundie made the remarks in an interview last week at the Techonomy conference in Tucson. ...

Microsoft's Craig Mundie On Siri: Been There, Done That (Video)

Forbes - ‎Nov 22, 2011‎
Microsoft Chief Research and Strategy Officer Craig Mundie isn't nearly as impressed with Siri, the voice recognition interface for the Apple iPhone 4S, as a lot of other people. Mundie, in fact, contends that Apple has been stressing that feature on ...

Craig Mundie: What's Next For Kinect

Forbes.com - ‎Nov 22, 2011‎
Microsoft's Chief Strategy And Research Officer on the company's planned expansion of the company's new user interface.

Craig Mundie: Microsoft's Essential Mobile Strategy

Forbes.com - ‎Nov 22, 2011‎
Chief Strategy And Research Officer on where the company's taken its eye off the ball.

Tellme, Microsoft, is iPhone 4S Siri better?

TECH.BLORGE.com - 26 Nov, 2011
No, Tellme isn'ta patch on Siri. But that fact doesn't excuse the defensive stand Apple fanboys put up at the suggestion the two products are similar. Microsoft's Chief Research and Strategy Officer Craig Mundie caused controversy and ...

Siri Absolutely Slaughters Microsoft's TellMe In This Voice Recognition Battle ...

Cult of Mac - 26 Nov, 2011
Craig Mundie, Microsoft's chief strategy and research officer, recently said that Windows Phone 7 beat Siri to the punch. In an interview, Mundie argued that Apple only marketed Siri well, and that Microsoft has had the ...

Microsoft Exec: We've Had Siri-Style Tech For Over A Year

RedOrbit - 26 Nov, 2011
Software similar to the highly touted Siri voice recognition program featured in the iPhone 4S has been available in Windows-branded phones for more than a year, and is only being heavily promoted by Apple due to an alleged lack of other features in ...

Lessons unlearned: Microsoft exec pooh-poohs Siri

TECH.BLORGE.com - 26 Nov, 2011
When your head's buried in the sand, it's rather difficult to have any sort of perspective on what the competition's up to. Then again, if you were the person in charge of peering into future for Microsoft, what else could you say, ...

Microsoft has had voice control in Windows Phone for a year, surprise?

TweakTown - 26 Nov, 2011
Microsoft's Craig Mundie was interviewed by Forbes Magazine where they discussed the future products coming from Microsoft. The interview also included the success and plans for Kinect as well as their Surface device. In the interview, it was revealed ...

Siri-Like Feature On Windows Phone A Year Ago -Microsoft

News Veteran - 26 Nov, 2011
“Siri's amazing!”, “Siri just said I'm pretty!”, “I love Siri…”, “I want Siri on my phone too!”, these are just few notable lines that you would be hearing from your friends these days who just had their iPhone 4S. Siri's like your virtual servant who ...

The difference between Microsoft's TellMe and Apple's Siri is an ability to ...

The Next Web - 26 Nov, 2011
Yesterday, an interview with Microsoft's Craig Mundie, the firm's Chief Research and Strategy Officer, hit the internet. During the interview, Mundie said that the company had had the capabilities of Siri in Windows Phone for more than a year. ...

Microsoft Doesn't Get It, Episode 65536: TellMe versus Siri

tuaw.com - 26 Nov, 2011
As with all new technologies developed by or associated with Apple, competitors are stumbling over one another to dismiss Siri. Google has already played the "yawn" card, and now Microsoft's Craig Mundie has ...

TellMe vs Siri, The Difference [Video]

All about the iPhone - 26 Nov, 2011
by monis on November 26, 2011 · We heard in an interview with Microsoft's Craig Mundie that Apple has only marketed their voice recognition service well. Otherwise, Siri has all the capabilities of Microsoft's TellMe which they introduced a year ago. ...

Apple's Siri vs. Microsoft's Tellme: This isn't even close

The Next Web - 26 Nov, 2011
It's time to lay the Tellme and Siri controversy to rest. You see, there isn'ta real competition. The various voice functions that Windows Phone allows [dictating a text, speaking a search] are fundamentally different from what Siri offers, ...

It must be the accent

9 to 5 Mac - 26 Nov, 2011
Microsoft's Craig Mundie shoved his foot knee deep in his mouth this week when he said that Siri was nothing special, and Microsoft's own voice capabilities have been around for over a year. The reason for Siri's success? Marketing, of course. ...

Microsoft: Windows Phone was way ahead of Apple's Siri

GeekWire - ‎Nov 25, 2011‎
Microsoft's chief research and strategy officer, Craig Mundie, is making news today for recent comments downplaying Apple's Siri intelligent assistant " telling Forbes' Eric Savitz that Microsoft has had similar functionality for more than a year. ...

Microsoft: That Siri feature on the iPhone? Yeah, we've done it before

uSwitch.com (Tech) - ‎Nov 25, 2011‎
Microsoft has dismissed that Apple's claims that its Siri voice-guided personal assistant for the recently launched iPhone 4S is a new phenomenon, stating it already had similar tech on board its Windows Phone OS for over a year. ...

Microsoft exec: Windows Phone has had Siri capability for over a year

Examiner.com - ‎Nov 24, 2011‎
Microsoft Chief Research and Strategy Officer Craig Mundie is the latest executive at a rival of Apple's to put forth with what appears to be some sour grapes with regard to Apple'e Siri functionality. Speaking in an interview with Forbes at the ...

Windows 8 Might Come With Siri-Like Voice Recognition And Interaction

Windows 8 Beta - ‎Nov 24, 2011‎
Microsoft's Chief Research & Strategy officer Craig Mundie spoke to the Forbes magazine recently and stated that Siri " Apple's new voice activated digital assistant " is nothing new. Microsoft has been doing it for over a year now. ...

Amazon Kindle Fire: 10 things to do first

T3 - ‎Nov 24, 2011‎
On sale in the US now but will it be worth the wait for the UK? Designer, tough, solar powered and more. We've got your iPhone covered It's the Android-smartphone showdown. Who do you have your money on? Apple could well be launching their own HDTV as ...

Microsoft claims to have had a Siri-like application for more than a year

Online News Today - ‎Nov 24, 2011‎
According 9to5Mac, Craig Mundie, chief research and strategy officer at Microsoft, claims the Redmond software giant has had Siri-like capabilities in its Windows Phone 7 platform for more than a year. He adds that Siri has been making waves in the ...

Microsoft Claims iPhone 4S Siri is Nothing New

ITProPortal - ‎Nov 24, 2011‎
Microsoft has claimed that its Windows Phone 7 platform has had Siri like capabilities for over a year. Apple launched the iPhone 4S with a new feature called Siri, which is a voice controlled virtual assistant, which allows users to compose and send ...

Microsoft: Siri's Doing What Windows Phone 7 Already Does, But With Better ...

Gizmodo UK - ‎Nov 24, 2011‎
Microsoft is a little sad and angry about all the publicity Apple's Siri app has been getting, because Windows Phone 7 has been doing the same sort of thing since launch. In a way. The claim comes from Microsoft's chief strategy and research officer ...

How to get Siri onto your Android device

InfoWorld - ‎Nov 24, 2011‎
Although I'm happy with my Samsung Galaxy S II Android phone, I've also got a bad case of Siri envy. I, too, would like a "personal assistant" that responds to natural language requests such as "Move my meeting from 3 ...

 

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