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4 Ways to Use Siri for Better iPhone Experiences

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Siri; it’s a name you’ve probably heard before, even if you’re not an iPhone user.

The digitized voice that almost seems to live in modern-day iPhones, Siri is designed for the purpose of helping smartphone users with various tasks. Do you want to know where the nearest Chinese food place is? Siri will be able to locate it. Are you hazy on the exact day Halloween falls on? Siri has you covered. To say the least, she’s a capable feature that Apple has been able to integrate into its devices. Unfortunately, those who aren’t tech-savvy may find themselves struggling to utilize her services.

How Many Apps Have Been Downloaded From the App Store? (New and updated Apple Stats)

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I have to admit; there are three financial reports that I really look forward to every few months: Facebook, Google and Apple. You never know what interesting tidbits will be mentioned in the filing or in the accompanying conference call. I’ve given you Facebook and Google for this quarter already, so the last of the triumvirate for me to update is Apple.

Apple is interesting because their hardware and software products cut across so many channels. There isn’t much Apple doesn’t touch in the digital world these days. As expected, they continued their upward momentum into this quarter with another round of impressive tallies.

Below are a few of the more interesting Apple stats from this round of updates. Keep in mind that there are now hundreds of stats listed in my Apple posts, so use the links below to check out each of the posts if you are looking for more.

3 Talking Points on the “Kim Kardashian Hollywood” App

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Never would I have thought I’d say, “Kim Kardashian’s app is closing in on $200 million.”

It’s hard to say what helps to make a mobile app popular. Whether it’s through platforms associated with Apple, Google or what have you, it’s apparent that certain programs are able to attain success easier than others. It’s what separates the “Angry Birds” of the world from the latest uninspired match-three puzzle games. What is it that helped to propel “Kim Kardashian: Hollywood” to the top of the charts of iTunes? Why has it reached similar success on the Google Play store?

In order to better understand why “Kim Kardashian Hollywood” has made its way into several social existences, and gain the attention of many an Internet marketing company, a few talking points should be considered.

3 Ways the iPhone 6 Can Be Better

When discussing tech, in general, it’s easy to assume that the iPhone will be brought to the forefront. It is arguably the most notable smartphone in the world and its various features help to make it more akin to a handheld computer than a simple communications device. With this in mind, it’s likely that many people are going to clamor for the iPhone 6. Fortunately, for Apple enthusiasts, its release date may be sooner than most would think.

3 Talking Points on SnapChat’s New Chat Feature

Well, it seems like Snapchat is no longer about sending temporary photos and videos to friends anymore.

Recently, Snapchat incorporated a new tool simply called “Chat” and it does exactly what the namesake lives up to. With Chat, Snapchat users can have text-based conversations with friends and even share live video feeds with the flip of a proverbial switch. Chat is an interesting addition that – more than anything else – adds another layer to an app that many smartphone users get lost in.