toggle

AAPL Stock: 524.94 ( + 5.93 )

Printed from http://www.macnn.com

Apple attempting to disrupt Siri hacks, users say

updated 01:40 pm EST, Tue February 14, 2012

Problems so far inconsistent

Apple may be trying to intentionally sabotage hacked versions of Siri, accounts received by iDownloadBlog suggest. The company has reportedly introduced a "SetActivationToken" into the system, creating problems for Siri hacks dependent on third-party servers, such as Spire. Difficulties have been inconsistent though, such that some users of the hacks have been completely unaffected.

A potential solution involves deleting the com.apple.assistant.plist file under the var/mobile/Library/Preferences/ directory. If Apple is trying to disable Siri hacks, it may be concerned about the amount of server traffic the users generate, and/or people complaining about Siri on unsupported devices. The only officially supported Siri platform is the iPhone 4S.




by MacNN Staff

POST TOOLS:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

MacNN Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Booqpad for iPad Air

Before we get rolling, I'll confess: I've never understood the purpose of cases like the Booqpad. If you've got a tablet, surely p ...

Linksys EA6900 AC Router

As 802.11ac networking begins to makes its way into more and more devices, you may find yourself considering an upgrade for your home ...

D-Link DIR-510L 802.11AC travel router

Having Internet access in hotels and other similar locations used to be a miasma of connectivity issues. If Wi-Fi was available, it wa ...

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News