Siri- the most prominent and highly acclaimed feature of iPhone. It’s the virtual assistant used in Apple’s products. Just ask Siri a question or to perform a task on the Smartphone, it will behave like a real assistant. You can even enter text without typing, Siri will obey you.
Same is the Dictation feature of Apple. However, to perform tasks, Siri and Dictation need an internet connection. Being in beta version, Siri is available at few devices and supports just few locations.
Although Siri is limited to iPhone, but Apple has committed to introduce it in iPad as well (will be supported by iOS6 with enhanced features, added languages, and locations).
How To Get Started With Siri?
Siri can be started immediately from the phone, but in some cases, it needs enabling at first. It needs some settings’ configuration as well as some security measures to work efficiently. Siri can look into contacts detail while bypassing the PIN lock. It’s up to you what kind of security measures you want for your device.
How To Use Siri?
More than just a voice control system, Siri is also efficient in remembering context and in understanding relationships. Just ask Siri to call your brother’s iPhone, Siri knows what to do. It also sends emails, iMessages, or even SMS to anyone in your list. You will just have to tell Siri the name of the receiving person or their relationship status.
Siri – In Helping Mood
Here are the ways Siri can help the users.
Siri – Helpful In Setting Alarms And Timers
Siri will also set the alarm of your choice and will give you a wakeup call. It will also help in adjusting time according to different locations.
Siri – Helpful In Reminders And Task Updating
Siri is meant to perform various tasks and task updating is one major job of Siri. It also manages the to-do list in Reminder app. Whether you have to collect something from a shop or have to attend a party, tell Siri, you will get a timely reminder.
Siri – Efficient Dealing With Calendar Events
Being a personal assistant, Siri will help you to arrange important meetings as well as events. It will take just few seconds to ask Siri to create a calendar of events that’s of great ease compared to manual calendar creation. Siri will be all-supportive to keep the schedule set. You can also cancel any event or update more details of the events by ordering Siri.
Siri – Creating Or Updating Notes
Siri can also take notes from you and can update them as and when you need. Use Siri along with Notes app to record anything that comes to your mind while doing any work, or even travelling.
Siri – Providing Weather Forecasts
You will find Siri great in weather forecasting. Siri will never let you move outside and face some embarrassing weather situation while you not being equipped with tools.
Siri – Supporting Music Play
You won’t have to wait for longer to access the music you want to listen. You can play any kind of music without opening the Music app. Just focus driving and let the Siri perform its task to browse through all the albums and tracks for the song of your choice.
Siri – Providing Map Locations And Directions
You want to know in which direction you are moving and in which direction you want to go; Siri is right there to guide you with right use of the Maps app. Apple is determined to expand the location services to as many countries as possible. As the Maps app is not working that much efficient and Apple is working to improve it. You can use any other location-based app, but unlock iPhone 5 first.
Siri – Helping To Find Restaurants
Thanks to Apple for equipping Siri with yelp based restaurant information. Siri gets help from Google and other search engines for general information and Wolfram/Alpha to gain computational knowledge. Siri can find anything that a user types in a search box.
Siri – Checking Stock Situation
If you want to check the stock situation of different exchanges, Siri can offer good help. You will get the real position of any company at stock exchanges by simply asking from Siri.
After reading all the things mentioned above, are you still confused about the efficiency of Siri? It’s a great feature of Apple found in many of its devices. The objective is to provide the users with an excellent assistant who guides them in many tasks. It’s all about making the life of Apple’s customers easy.
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