Apple has dropped Siri’s cautionary Beta tag on its website ahead of iOS 7’s launch.
Two years since it was first launched, Apple’s own personal assistant has finally graduated from Beta in time for the launch of iOS 7, marking a major upgrade in Siri’s capabilities and voices.
Siri’s new voices have been mentioned a few times now in Apple’s keynote presentations at WWDC and it’s recent special event, but the improvements to Siri stretch beyond audible upgrades.
As well as being able to control more system settings, such as toggling Wi-Fi connectivity and adjusting brightness levels, we found Siri to be noticeably snappier during our testing of the iOS 7 beta.
Whether Siri will be opened up even further via a third-party developer API remains to be seen. For now, though, Apple’s willingness to drop its Beta label is a sign of confidence in Siri’s new features.