Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Robots that lie: Need 'saving' from a bad date: Robot app pretends someone is calling, with an 'emergency'

(SACNS)

We Trust them with our bad dates? What if it told the truth? SHOCK!


Crying wolf?
'[...]  though it does have a few minor technical flaws.

Users have to remember to turn their phones to silent so that the fake ring tone doesn't interfere with a real one while the phone is up to your ear. 

And as one reviewer pointed out, iPhone 4's Siri will totally blow your cover if you don't deactivate her too which could be very embarrassing.'

Daily Mail | ''Sorry I have to go, my Bad Date Rescue just rang': New app gives singles the perfect escape with fake phone calls from mom and scripted reactions' at UPDATED: 22:17 GMT, 10 July 2012 by VICTORIA WELLMAN

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2171703/Sorry-I-Bad-Date-Rescue-just-rang-New-app-gives-singles-perfect-escape-fake-phone-calls-mom-scripted-reactions.html


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