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Unleash the power of Siri using this simple hack

By Shawn Knight
Apr 17, 2014
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  1. Siri, Apple's personal assistant built into iOS, can perform a number of tasks by simply using voice commands. It's a pretty capable service but there are many other commands that Siri simply can't perform due to its locked down nature.
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  2. wastedkill

    wastedkill TS Evangelist Posts: 1,356   +303

    Apple buy googolplex... or does google already own it..? xD
     
  3. VitalyT

    VitalyT Russ-Puss Posts: 3,024   +1,280

    I've owned many of the latest iPhones and iPads, but never used SiRi, it is a useless gimmick in my opinion.

    My dog understands me better.
     
  4. ikesmasher

    ikesmasher TS Evangelist Posts: 2,432   +755

    Siri actually works OK for me most of the time I use it...which isnt very often.
     
  5. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 6,158   +1,839

    So I can assume your middle name isn't 'Fussy' :)
     
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  6. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,477   +965

    Siri is a gimmick but someday this technology will be mainstream and will be pretty flawless and useful.
     
  7. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 6,158   +1,839

    Maybe, but I'll never get used to giving my devices voice commands. There are instances where this can be useful but not for me thanks.
     
  8. Raoul Duke

    Raoul Duke TS Maniac Posts: 739   +240

    I'm holding out until Siri can learn "no problemo", "chill out dickwad", "Hasta la vista, baby", "Talk to the hand" etc.
     
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  9. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 6,158   +1,839

    And a lot more that you can't mention on this family show. :)
     
  10. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,477   +965

    Yeah not for me either. There are some really interesting things that you can ask Siri though, for instance, you can ask "what planes are flying above me right now". I find that request pretty cool.
     
  11. Nobina

    Nobina TS Guru Posts: 758   +242

    To me Siri is a gimmick, no matter how improved It would still look awkward talking to your phone, especially in public. And then wait till people start talking more to their phones than the actual people.
     

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