Siri successfully ported over to other iOS devices

30 October, 2011

Ever since the launch of the iPhone 4S people have been wondering why on earth is Siri not available on other iOS devices. Several attempts have also been made to make it work on devices other than the iPhone 4S but so far the result was disappointing, their efforts often being thwarted by Apple's servers who were determined not to let any thing other than the iPhone 4S through.

But after a few weeks of hard work, developers Steve Troughton-Smith and chpwn have finally managed to crack it. As you can see in the video above, Siri is now fully functional on a device that is not, for a change, an iPhone 4S.

But before you get all excited, this news does come with a catch. The thing is that the developers cannot release this hack to users without Apple's legal team coming after them. It requires the manipulation of Apple's code in order to get it working on other devices, which is a violation of the EULA. They may eventually find a way to distribute it legally but till then you will have to use your iOS device the ol' fashioned way.

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