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How to find a local business or restaurant with Siri

How to find a local business or restaurant with Siri

Want to check out that fancy new restaurant your colleague recommended? Traveling and want to check out an awesome store a friend recommended to you but don't know where it's at? Regardless what you need to find, the Maps app and Siri can help you find whatever you need faster than ever! How...
How to view a note on your iPhone or iPad with Siri

How to view a note on your iPhone or iPad with Siri

If you've used the Notes app on iPhone or iPad to jot down some thoughts, and you later want to find them, you could launch the app, scroll through the list, find the one you want, and tap to open it. If you have your hands full, however, if you're driving or simply would rather talk than tap,...
How to play a specific music genre with Siri and iTunes Radio

How to play a specific music genre with Siri and iTunes Radio

Sometimes when we want to listen to music, we don't always want to listen to a specific artist or album. Instead, we'd rather get a good mix that caters to the mood we are currently in. You can easily ask Siri to play a specific genre for you with the help of iTunes Radio. How to play a...
How to create and share a shopping list with Siri and the Reminders app

How to create and share a shopping list with Siri and Reminders

Siri works great in conjunction with the built-in Reminders app. Not only can Siri create and add reminders to pretty much any list you have, Siri can also make it incredibly easy to manage and share a shopping list. So the next time you need milk or want someone in your house to pick it up while...
How to create time-based reminders with Siri

How to create time-based reminders with Siri

Siri makes it easy to create lots of different kinds of reminders without ever having to even launch the Reminders app. One of the most common types of reminders that most of us set almost every day are time-based reminders. Next time you need to create one, try using Siri to save some time!...
How to create location-based reminders with Siri

How to create location-based reminders with Siri

Since the Reminders app for iPhone and iPad can use your location to dish up reminders based on where you are, Siri can add location-based reminders for you as well. Simply tell Siri what you need to be reminded of, and where, and you're done! How to create a location-based reminder with Siri...
How to add reminders to specific lists with Siri

How to add reminders to specific lists with Siri

Not only can Siri create reminders for you and automatically add them to your Reminders app, Siri can also obey the lists you have already set up. If you don't want a new reminder to go to your default list, all you have to do is tell Siri. How to get Siri to add reminders to specific lists...
How to check stocks and exchanges using Siri

How to check stocks and exchanges using Siri

Siri can't be your financial advisor or broker -- yet! -- but Siri can look up stock prices and exchange positions for you. Whether you want to find out what's happening with APPL or GOOG, or if the DOW or NASDAQ is up or down, Siri's got you covered! How to check individual stocks with Siri...
How to call, message, and email your contacts using Siri

How to call, message, and email your contacts using Siri

Siri isn't just another voice control system, it remembers context and it can understand relationships. That means, for example, you can tell Siri to call your wife's iPhone, and Siri will know who that is and which phone number to dial. Not only that, Siri can send iMessages or SMS, and even...
With Nuance up for sale, should Apple be the one that buys them?

With Nuance up for sale, should Apple be the one that buys them?

Earlier this week rumors surfaced that Nuance Communications is up for sale. Apple is reportedly a huge customer of Nuance, using the firm's voice recognition software to help power Siri. So, if Nuance really is up for sale, should Apple be the ones who close the deal? When voice services first...
Samsung was reportedly in talks to buy the company behind Siri's voice

Samsung was reportedly in talks to buy the company behind Siri's voice

Nuance Communications stock prices are rising as speculations of a potential sale of the company to Samsung Electronics are heating up. Nuance provides speech and voice recognition software for many products in the market, including cars and GPS, Samsung's own line of Galaxy phones and tablets,...
How to create, view, update, and cancel calendar events using Siri

How to create, view, update, and cancel calendar events using Siri

The complete guide to managing your Calendar events and appointments on your iPhone or iPad with Siri Since Siri is meant to be your personal assistant, it only makes sense to have it schedule and manage your meetings and events on your iPhone or iPad. Asking Siri to create a calendar event...
How to make restaurant reservations on iPhone and iPad with Siri

How to make restaurant reservations on iPhone and iPad with Siri

Siri integrates directly with OpenTable in order to let you easily make restaurant reservations right on your iPhone or iPad. All you've got to do is ask Siri and then tell it where and when you'd like your reservation for. How to book a restaurant reservation with Siri Press and hold the...
How to get pricing, hours, and general restaurant information with Siri

How to get pricing, hours, and general restaurant information with Siri

Siri can provide a lot of information about restaurants both around you and in other locations. If you're going somewhere you've never been before, you may want to know what to expect price wise. Luckily Siri can do even better than that. Along with pricing, you can also get general contact...
How to look up game schedules for your favorite sports teams with Siri

How to look up game schedules for your favorite sports teams with Siri

While there are lots of sports apps available in the App Store, sometimes it's just easier to ask Siri a simple question than to have to launch apps and search for things. So next time you're wondering when your favorite baseball or football team has a game, just ask Siri instead! How to look...
How to look up player stats with Siri

How to look up player stats with Siri

If you have a favorite athlete, Siri makes it easy to get up to date statistics on them whenever you want. Sure this is something a lot of third party apps can show you too, but if you ever need to look something up quickly, try asking Siri instead! How to look up statistics on your favorite...
Siri features hands-free activation, Shazam integration in iOS 8

Siri features hands-free activation, Shazam integration in iOS 8

iOS 8 will feature some important updates for Siri. This includes some hands-free functionality, the rumored Shazam functionality, and streaming voice recognition. When you plug Siri in, in your car, for instance, you will be able to activate Siri simply by saying "Hey Siri". Additionally, the...
How to set up, configure, secure, and start using Siri

How to set up, secure, and start using Siri

Siri is Apple's virtual, personal, digital assistant with a personality straight out of a Pixar film. With Siri, your iPhone or iPad can help you do all sorts of amazing things, from keeping in contact, to keeping on time, to keeping informed. But first, you may need to get Siri set up and up to...
How to edit text you have dictated to Siri on iPhone and iPad

How to use Siri with typing instead of your voice on iPhone and iPad

Siri can answer hundreds of questions, respond to dozens of commands, and scour the web for information on a myriad of topics. Unfortunately Siri may not always understand you correctly or you may simply want to adjust your command or query. Luckily, you can easily edit the text Siri's responding...
How to change Siri's language on iPhone and iPad

How to change Siri's language on iPhone and iPad

Siri is available in dozens of languages throughout the world. Just like you can change Siri's gender, you can also change its language. This is a great feature to remember if you or someone you know lives in a bi-lingual home, or if your iPhone or iPad didn't come out of the box with Siri...

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