While the Apple product, the iPhone 4S has broken the record with 1 Million unit sales in just 24 hours we have first hand videos of the device as well. The video comes from China and shows the working of Siri and the benchmarks of the device.
The browser score for example on the iPhone 4S running the iOS 5 is 89567 compared to 44856 on the iPhone 4 running the iOS 5. Which is twice the score. This shows that the hardware overhaul has been very fruitful for the device and while it lacks the new design, it definitely wins the battle in performance. Though it is less than that on the Samsung Galaxy SII which has a 94.000 plus score and is half a year older than the new iPhone 4S.
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Siri a mobile application that takes instructions from users as voice commands has been acquired by Apple. The acquisition is worth $200 million and is a part of Apple’s strategy to bag smaller startups and more importantly innovative ideas and applications. More importantly, the purpose here is to grab a startup, patent the mechanism to its own name and buy out competition.
The voice command bit is pretty interesting and will be very popular amongst the masses, especially given the fact that in many regions you would be given tickets by the police if you are using the phone while driving. Think of it, having Siri on your iPhone to talk, make phone calls, access iTunes, make purchases from the App Store just by voice commands. Simplifies a lot of issues and ensures you are protected and not engulfed in sliding menus while driving.
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