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How to set alarms and timers using Siri

How to set alarms and timers using Siri

Complete guide to Siri commands for alarms, timers, and the clock Siri ties right into the iOS Clock app on your iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPad 4, iPad mini, and iPod touch 5, which means if you want to be woken up at 7am, have a timer set for 10 minutes so the cookies don't burn, or find out what...
How to use Siri faster by talking less

How to use Siri faster by talking less

If you watched the new iPhone 4S commercials that Apple released last night, the ones that feature John Malkovich asking Siri for jokes and about the meaning of life, you might have noticed the way in which he was asking. In short, it was short. David Chartier certainly noticed: Joke features...
Apple's new iPhone 4S ad sees Siri joking and talking about life with John Malkovich

Apple's new iPhone 4S ad sees Siri joking and talking about life with John Malkovich

Apple has released their third and fourth celebrity iPhone 4S ads, both starring John Malkovich and Siri. The first is called Joke and the second, Life. While helping John Malkovich plan a night out, Siri shows him her funny side. After John Malkovich gets philosophical, Siri is ready...
IBM bans the use of Siri on its networks due to privacy concerns

IBM bans the use of Siri on its networks due to privacy concerns

If you work for IBM, you are welcome to bring your iPhone 4S to work with you but forget about using Apple's voice driven digital assistant, Siri. IBM has banned the use of Siri on all of its networks due to concerns over privacy. Siri works by sending anything you ask it to a data center in...
How to call, message, and email your contacts using Siri

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

Complete guide to Siri commands for Phone, Messages, Email, Contacts, and more 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...
How to set up, configure, secure, and start using Siri

How to set up, configure, secure, and start using Siri

Complete guide to getting started with Siri Siri is the flagship feature of Apple's iPhone 4S. Even though it's still in beta, one look at Apple's advertising shows just how important they consider their digital personal assistant. Yet despite how natural Apple intends their voice-control system...
Apple motions to dismiss Siri class action lawsuit

Apple motions to dismiss Siri class action lawsuit

Apple's getting sued for Siri being beta, apparently. A class-action lawsuit in Oakland, California is alleging that Apple has been improperly representing Siri in their ads and that the functionality isn't as perfect as Samuel L. Jackson and Zooey Deschenel led them to believe. Apple's reply to...
iOS 6 reportedly code named Sundance, more rumors about Siri API, Siri for iPad, iTunes 11

iOS 6 reportedly code named Sundance, more rumors about Siri API, Siri for iPad, iTunes 11

iOS 6 is rumored to be code named Sundance, continuing Apple's tradition of naming iOS releases after ski resorts. This according to MG Siegler at TechCrunch. Siegler also triple confirms the newly updated Maps app is coming in iOS 6, though he thinks the hype surrounding how good it is might be...

iPhone & iPad Live 292: Yoga pantless

Georgia, Seth, and Rene discuss low Siri usage levels, whether iOS 6 needs a new Home screen, Notification Center do not disturb, Pandora vs Slacker vs Spotify shootout, Quasar, BIG JAMBOX, and the iPhone bra. This is iPhone & iPad Live! Subscribe via iTunes: Audio | Video Subscribe via RSS...
Siri six months later: Community report card

Siri six months later: Community report card

Siri, the iPhone 4S' flagship feature has been on the market now for 6 months. On one hand, Siri is absolutely amazing -- the first real virtual personal assistant with a personality right out of Pixar. On the other hand, Siri is obviously still in beta and often fails or works just enough to...
Six months later, how much are you using Siri? [Poll]

Six months later, how much are you using Siri? [Poll]

How much are you using Siri? It's been six months since Apple released the iPhone 4S and that means it's been six months since Apple launched Siri, their virtual personal assistant. Siri does a lot of things very well -- it's the fastest way to set alarms or Reminders, and an easy way to call...
Siri co-founder talks to iMore about the future of technology, mobile interfaces, and implementing Siri

Siri co-founder talks to iMore about the future of technology, mobile interfaces, and implementing Siri

Dag Kittlaus, creator of Siri, recently spoke at an economic development event in his hometown of Michigan City, Indiana, and iMore had the chance to listen in and ask him some questions about the challenges they faced in implementing Siri and where he thinks the future of technology is headed....
Celebrity iPhone 4S Siri commercials hit the air with Samuel L. Jackson, Zooey Deschanel

Celebrity iPhone 4S Siri commercials hit the air with Samuel L. Jackson, Zooey Deschanel

For the first time in... forever, iPhone 4S commercials are hitting the air with celebrities.... talking to Siri. The Avengers' Samuel L. Jackson is in one spot that finishes with Verizon branding and The New Girl's Zooey Deschanel is in another with the Sprint logo at the end. Given that at...
Steve Jobs didn't care for the Siri name but couldn't think of something better

Steve Jobs didn't care for the Siri name but couldn't think of something better

Dag Kittlaus, creator of Siri, recently gave a keynote at Technori Pitch and talked about how much Steve Jobs disliked the name Siri. Only after he couldn't think of a better alternative did he finally succumb to using the name. Dag insisted the name was great and continued to explain the...
Survey says Siri use consistent, but limited among iPhone 4S owners

Survey says Siri use consistent, but limited among iPhone 4S owners

A recent survey of 482 iPhone 4S owners found that 87% used Siri monthly, while a third used it daily to make calls, send SMS messages, and make web searches. 26% dictate e-mails to their iPhone 4S daily, but another 30% have never used Siri to send an e-mail. The most popular uses overall was...
Yelp app now integrated into Siri restaurant searches on iPhone 4S

Yelp app now integrated into Siri restaurant searches on iPhone 4S

iOS 5.1 landed earlier this month without much fanfare, but there's one nice little nugget that we hadn't noticed before; when searching for restaurants through Siri, tapping on listings will launch right into Yelp. Of course, the voice-activated assistant was already pulling results from Siri's...
How to turn on and use Dictation on your new iPad

How to turn on and use Dictation on your new iPad

While the new iPad doesn't include Apple's Siri virtual assistant -- probably for a number of reasons -- it does include the speech-to-text Dictation feature. However, Dictation may not be enabled by default, and if it's not, it's not at all obvious where to go looking for it. How to enable iPad...
Class action suit claims Siri does not work as advertised

Class action suit claims Siri does not work as advertised

A class action suit has been raised against Apple claiming Siri does not appear to work as advertised. Siri was launched as a key feature of the iPhone 4S however it has always carried the tag of beta software. This has not deterred a New York man from suing Apple for false advertising over Siri’...
Voice dictation coming with the new iPad, but it's not siri

Voice dictation coming with the new iPad, but it's not siri

Along with the new iPad  announcement, Phil Schiller noted some new additions to the device,  one of which is voice dictation -  but don't go calling it Siri. Voice dictation for the next generation iPad has been rumored since the announcement of the iPhone 4S with it having  Siri baked in.  For...
Siri support coming to Japan

Siri support coming to Japan

Apple has just announced from the iPad 3 event that their popular voice assistant, Siri, will be making its way to customers in Japan. It will be part of iOS 5.1 which will be available starting today. Siri will be rolled out in Japan over the next few weeks. Siri is currently available in the...

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