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Do you really use Siri?

When Siri was introduced with iOS 5 on the iPhone 4S there was plenty of jokes made about the integration but just like iOS, Siri has grown quite a bit since the initial release. With that growth came a lot of new feature additions and improvements to Siri. It's a bit hard to gauge how many...
How to use Siri for iPhone and iPad: The ultimate guide

How to use Siri for iPhone and iPad: The ultimate guide

Everything you need to know about setting up and using Siri on your iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad! Siri is the name of Apple's personal digital assistant. It's basically voice control that talks back to you, that understands relationships and context, and with a personality straight out of...
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...
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How to use Siri for iPhone and iPad: The ultimate guide

How to use Siri for iPhone and iPad: The ultimate guide

Everything you need to know about setting up and using Siri on your iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad! Siri is the name of Apple's personal digital assistant. It's basically voice control that talks back to you, that understands relationships and context, and with a personality straight out of...
How to look up sports league standings with Siri

How to look up sports league standings with Siri

You can ask Siri to look up individual game scores, player stats, and schedules. But what if you just want to know how your favorite team is doing overall? Yep, you guessed it. Siri can also find information on particular league standings as well. How to look up league standings for many...
How to check movie ratings with Siri

How to check movie ratings with Siri

One of the first things a lot of us do before heading to the movies is check out the ratings for the film we are interested in. Let's face it, movie theaters nowadays are anything but cheap and even though ratings can't always be the deciding factor, terrible ratings could indicate it'd be better...
How to watch movie trailers with Siri

How to watch movie trailers with Siri

Apple has had a special relationship with movie trailers for years. From the early days of QuickTime to iTunes and dedicated apps on iOS and the Apple TV, Apple's always provided high quality trailers for movies new and old. Siri is no different. Thanks to Siri, you're never more than a Home...
How to find movies and showtimes in your area with Siri

How to find movies and showtimes in your area with Siri

If you're wanting to head out and catch a new movie, Siri makes it easy to find out exactly what movies are playing near and what theaters they're available at. Once you find a movie you're interested in, Siri can even present you with showtime information. How to look up movies and showtimes...
How to find your way home with Siri

How to find your way home with Siri

In an area you aren't familiar with and just want your iPhone or iPad to get you home safely? Luckily, Siri can help you do just that with help from the built-in Maps app. All you have to do is ask! How to get directions back home with Siri and Maps Press and hold the Home button to launch...
How to pause, play, skip, and shuffle tracks with Siri

How to pause, play, skip, and shuffle tracks with Siri

Not only can Siri play songs, albums, and playlists from the built-in Music app on your iPhone or iPad, it can also interact with what you're currently playing. Basic commands like play, pause, skip, and shuffle may be easy when you're sitting around casually listening to music, but if you're...
How to ask Siri to play a specific song on your iPhone or iPad

How to ask Siri to play a specific song on your iPhone or iPad

Sometimes when we're driving or we can't give our undivided attention to looking at our phones, Siri makes it super convenient to get things done. The Music app is no exception and Siri can interact with it in lots of ways, including playing specific songs. How to play a single song with Siri...
How to check current weather conditions with Siri

How to check current weather conditions with Siri

Most of us want to know what the weather is going to be like when preparing for our day. Do we need to bring an umbrella or pack a sweatshirt in anticipation of a chilly evening? While there are lots of great weather apps, sometimes we just want quick weather information without having to dig...
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Apple reportedly developing in-house speech recognition solution for Siri

Apple may wean away from licensing Nuance's services for Siri, instead creating an in-house speech recognition solution which will be used to power the virtual assistant in the future. Apple has already hired several experts in this field, including Nuance's former vice president of research...

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