Accessible Apple 2017-2018: The 12 Requests of Christmas - Day 4

Accessible Apple 2017-2018: The 12 Requests of Christmas - Day 4

This is the fourth post in our annual 12-part series covering the accessibility features we would like to see Apple bring to its products in the coming year. This series is being put together by Accessibility Editor Alex Jurgensen, with the help of several contributors.

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AI Smackdown! Apple's Siri vs. Amazon Alexa

AI Smackdown! Apple's Siri vs. Amazon Alexa

One of the big surprises of the past few years has been the rise in popularity of Amazon’s Alexa digital assistant. Alexa resides in a number of Amazon and third-party products now like the Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, Tap, Fire TV, and Fire Tablet. Although it’s not an Apple product — in fact, Alexa is designed to compete directly on many fronts with Apple services — I thought it would be a good idea to introduce Alexa to Apple World Today readers…if they haven’t already introduced themselves to “her”. Let’s see how Alexa stacks up to Siri.

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