iOS 14 Updates Siri With Subtle Design That Doesn't Take Up Entire Screen

Apple today announced iOS 14 at WWDC, and during the keynote it focused on new updates coming to its smart assistant Siri. The major new feature of ‌Siri‌ is a subtle design so that it doesn't take over the entire iOS screen when asking ‌Siri‌ a question.

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Overall, Apple said that ‌Siri‌ has expanded its knowledge and it can help find answers from across the Internet. You can now also ask ‌Siri‌ to send an audio message, and ‌Siri‌ is expanding translation to support a number of new languages.

For more information on iOS 14, be sure to check out our full launch post.

Related Roundup: WWDC 2022

Top Rated Comments

hortod1 Avatar
21 months ago
By expanding translation support, can I expect English to English will be better?

No more

me: hey Siri - set the timer for 15 minutes

Siri: I’m on it, calling grandma
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johannnn Avatar
21 months ago
Am I correct that with this change, I can’t see exactly what Siri thinks I’m saying? At least in my non-English language Siri is quite poor, so I prefer the visual confirmation when I use Siri.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Skeptical.me Avatar
21 months ago
I've been using my Google Nest more lately
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
cmaier Avatar
21 months ago
I like audio messaging, because when I receive one it reminds me to block that contact :-)
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
incoherent_1 Avatar
21 months ago
This isn’t so much as feature as a return to the superior design that Siri started with, which was that it slid up from the bottom of the screen and kept 90% of the screen legible so you could reference information there. Lord knows why they ditched it, but it was right around the time they fired Scott.
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
WannaGoMac Avatar
21 months ago
Great so I can have a nice interface for the only thing Siri does reliably....setting timers ?
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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