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A new report from The Information claims that Apple's trying to expand Siri's interaction with third-party apps, and it's possible the focus of that attention concerns the highly anticipated "iWatch." As TechCrunch notes, Siri might be the best way to get around the limitations of interacting with wearable tech. As a bonus, it'll bring us closer to the Dick Tracy style watches of comics past.
For it to work, though, Siri will have to improve significantly. As the report notes, Siri's currently not capable of making hotel reservations or sending texts through apps besides Messages, but that could all change with improvements to Apple's voice recognition program. When such third-party commands work with the current implementation of Siri, it's only because Apple has settled specific deals with companies like OpenTable and Wolfram Alpha.
Other alleged developments point to the iWatch. The Information's report claims, for instance, that Apple wants iOS to dynamically adjust to the activities of the user. As an example, a running app would pop up once the user starts jogging. This, too, would do away with some of the cumbersome touch-based interactions for a device like the iWatch.
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