Siri

‘SiriStatus’ can help you troubleshoot Siri

SiriStatus is a recently released jailbreak tweak that reveals a hidden Siri status bar. This bar is located at the top of your screen, and is used for checking the current query status and manually entering in queries via the keyboard.

If you tend to find yourself experiencing problems with Siri, then SiriStatus can help you decipher what the problem may be.

Check out our video walkthrough straight ahead…

‘AssistantServer Installer’ brings half baked Siri experience to older iOS devices

If you don’t have an iPhone 4S, but still want to experience Siri, chances are you’ve already done so through one of a variety of existing methods.

Since the iPhone 4S was released, numerous methods for providing Siri, or at least some form of her, have appeared for older devices.

AssistantServer Installer is yet the latest way to do so, and the cool thing about it is that it requires minimal configuration to get it up and running at a very basic level…

Fusion: integrate Facebook sharing into iOS 5 and more

Wouldn’t it be great if you could have Facebook integration that acted similar to iOS’ built in Twitter integration? Well, now you can.

Introducing Fusion — a jailbreak tweak that integrates Facebook, Foursquare, and even MySpace (obligatory lol) into your default Twitter composition pane. But the tweak doesn’t stop there, it also allows you to composes messages for all of the aforementioned networks using Siri.

Check out our full video walkthrough on this awesome jailbreak tweak inside…

What would Chuck Norris do? Ask Siri.

Although the whole Chuck Norris Facts meme has ran its course, apparantly there is a jailbreak developer that doesn’t want to let it die.

Chuck Norris Facts for Chatbot is an AssistantExtensions plugin that will spout off Chuck Norris “facts” faster than Chuck Norris can roundhouse kick a saber-toothed tiger…

Wondering who won the big game? Let Siri tell you with SiriSports

Sure, Apple may have released Siri without all of the functionality that we’d like. But luckily, for those of us who are jailbroken, Cydia has a plethora of tweaks and add-ons available that make the digital assistant much more capable.

Such is the case with SiriSports. The new tweak, developed by Evan Coleman, adds the ability to look up sport scores and game times for your favorite professional team in the MLB, NBA, and NHL using Siri-flavored voice commands…

Top jailbreak videos of the week

Last week was one of the most awesome weeks for jailbreak apps and tweaks in recent memory. Tweaks like the highly anticipated ‘Deck’, and ‘Notificator’ were previewed, along with a neat tweak that gives Siri different accents. We even tossed in a side order of AirPlay Mirroring on the Mac.

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‘SiriCorrectInfinity’ makes Siri subject to infinite text edits

SiriCorrectInfinity is a free jailbreak tweak available on Cydia that allows you to make text edits to Siri queries not once, but an infinite amount of times.

Since a lot of people don’t know that you can edit Siri queries to beging with, it’s one of those things that’s best explained by seeing it for yourself.

Check out our video walkthrough inside…

Siri gets a HAL 9000 theme

“Good evening, Dave.”

Yes, the inevitable has finally happened, we’re just curious why it took so long.

Indeed, Siri has finally been laced with a classic HAL 9000 theme from 2001: A Space Odyssey.

It’s all possible thanks to a WinterBoard theme, and a handful of UISounds that replace the stock Siri sounds. Check out our how-to video inside…

‘AnyVoice’ now available in Cydia

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AnyVoice — the jailbreak tweak that allows you to fit Siri with nearly 40 different accents from around the world — is now available for download in Cydia.

If you haven’t seen our preview of AnyVoice, be sure to check out our preview post located here.

AnyVoice is available for a free from Cydia’s ModMyi repo. You will need a jailbroken iOS 5 install with Siri (either legit iPhone 4S Siri or Spire) to take advantage of AnyVoice.

SiriNBA: Get NBA scores directly from Siri

This is a dream come true for sports fans, even if you don’t like the NBA. The fact that someone has finally created an addon for AssistantExtensions to allow Siri to query sports scores is a win for sports fans of every type.

This means it’s only a matter of time before you can search MLB, NFL, NCAA, and Premier League matches with Siri.

It’s called SiriNBA, and it’s the very first jailbreak tweak of its type. Check inside for our hands-on video…