Tim Cook confirms: Siri to speak Italian this year

In reply to an email sent by an Italian Apple customer, Apple CEO Tim Cook has confirmed that Siri will be able to speak and respond to questions asked in Italian this year. Currently Siri does not supports Italian language, that’s why the dissappointed Apple customer wrote to the CEO. Although this email by Tim Cook is of significant importance, Apple’s official website already lists Italian, alongside Chinese, Korean, and Spanish in the list of languages that will be supported by Siri this year.

Tim Cook wrote:


I love Italy.

We will support Italian in SIRI this year.


Customer’s email full translation after the break

Dear Tim,

I wonder why you do not like Italy, I think we are good customers for you but do not relish this. 

Watch this , we are the second country in Europe (we are behind all’UK!) 
In particular: 
1) Siri is not yet been released in Italian (rather strange after 6 months) 
2) We are no longer in the group of “first day” of a product launch iPhone 4 (there are some nations that are not at our level)



So in which part of this year will Apple make Siri compatible with Italian and other ‘upcoming’ languages one might wonder. My wild guess would be Apple will launch Siri in Italian and a number of other languages in iOS 6 along with the new iPhone.

[via 9to5Mac – Source]


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