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This article was published on February 23, 2015

    Siri will speak seven new languages later this year

    Siri will speak seven new languages later this year
    Owen Williams
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    Owen Williams

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    Owen was a reporter for TNW based in Amsterdam, now a full-time freelance writer and consultant helping technology companies make their word Owen was a reporter for TNW based in Amsterdam, now a full-time freelance writer and consultant helping technology companies make their words friendlier. In his spare time he codes, writes newsletters and cycles around the city.

    Apple released a beta of iOS 8.3 this morning which confirms that Siri will be able to speak a whole bunch of new languages starting later this year.

    The new build shows that Siri will soon be able to speak Russian, Danish, Dutch, Thai, Turkish, Swedish and Portuguese. It also will gain support for accents from additional English-speaking regions, such as New Zealand.

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    There’s no official release date set for iOS 8.3 yet, but Apple is reportedly planning on running a public beta program beginning in mid-March.

    ➤ Siri learns Russian, Danish, Dutch, Portuguese, Swedish, Thai and Turkish [9to5Mac]