9to5mac reported that Apple`s Siri Assistant will no longer be exclusive to users of the popular iPhone 4S. Their sources say that one of the tentpole iOS 6 features is Siri support on the iPad. They say that the iPad will get “the complete Siri voice assistant”.
MacRumors and BadGizmo Repair have posted the front panel for the next iPod touch this morning, along with the camera sensor for the next iPhone. According to MacRumors, the front panel for the iPod measures 4.1-inches diagonally, as you can see above.
Finally there’s a way to get push notifications from Cydia. The jailbreak tweak Aptdate makes this possible. This tweak will enable you to receive notifications when a new update for one of the Cydia-apps can be downloaded. The app should work with every repo there is and will be available for free anytime soon. A demo video after the break.
On the same day iOS 5.1 was released, a jailbreak was also available soon after. The Dev-Team has oultined everything you need to now about jailbreaking and updating to iOS 5.1. Devices with the A5 chip are NOT supported. So right now you will not be able to jailbreak the iPad 2 or the iPhone 4S running iOS 5.1.
You will have to use the “Just Boot” method with redsn0w 0.9.10b6 (OS X and Windows); however, if you have an old-bootrom 3GS Dev Team said the jailbreak is automatically untethered. There is also now support for MC models of iPod touch 2G via @pod2g’s steaks4uce exploit, allowing redsn0w to automatically jailbreak MC and MB versions of the device. There are a few things you need to remember—as with all new jailbreaks. For instance, iBooks will not work until redsn0w gets an update.
In the video above Siri plays a Yamaha Disklavier Wirelessly via WIFI & Airplay, complete with moving keys in full expression and moving pedals. The hack is specifically developed by Yamaha for the Disklavier piano, and uses a special MIDI version of the music file to stream to an AirPort Express.
These days a lot of developers are working with the Siri Proxy Server to control their household items such as their TVor Car. But now the same bit of engineering has been exploited to enable voice control of third-party applications. In this example, FastPdfKit Reader is manipulated by various commands with SiriProxy acting in the middle. Check out the first third-party app using this voice control in the video after the break. » SiriProxy Enables Voice Control Of Third-Party Apps [video]