Apple in i OS 12 introduced major improvements to Siri through a new Siri Shortcuts feature that's coming in i OS 12, which is designed to let users create multi-step tasks using both first and third-party apps that can be activated through Siri.
Apple recently released the i OS 11.2.2 update, which is a dedicated security fix designed to address the Spectre and Meltdown CPU flaws.
that he was retiring to pursue "personal interests in photography and ocean conservation." Gruber created Siri alongside Dag Kittlaus and Adam Cheyer, releasing the original Siri as an app on the i OS App Store in 2010.Apple acquired Siri two months later, and Cheyer, Kittlaus, and Gruber all joined the company at that time.Prior to Giannandrea's hiring, Siri development was overseen by software engineering chief Craig Federighi, who took over from Eddy Cue in 2017.Apple has been facing increasing criticism over Siri's capabilities compared to other AI-based personal assistants in recent years, with many suggesting Siri has serious shortcomings compared to options from Microsoft, Google, and Amazon.In Apple’s own support article about these vulnerabilities, they speak to their own benchmark results: On January 8th Apple released updates for Safari on mac OS and i OS to mitigate these exploit techniques.
Our current testing indicates that the Safari mitigations have no measurable impact on the Speedometer and ARES-6 tests and an impact of less than 2.5% on the Jet Stream benchmark.
We know an i Phone 6 with a new battery should receive a single core score of round 1600, and we found a number of i Phone 6 scores from i OS 11.2.2 users that are just about in line with what we’d expect (here’s one at 1555, one at 1525, and one at 1475).
Those all show around a 10% decrease or less in performance.
Our results do show that that newer phones suffer a milder performance drop than older phones, which we know is happening with desktop PCs as well.
But we were not able to replicate anything close to what Mughal saw.
Kittlaus left Apple in 2011 and Cheyer left in 2012, and the duo teamed up again to create Viv, a new artificial intelligence project that was acquired by Samsung in 2016.