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Are You Using Siri?
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Aug 5, 2013, 01:34 AM
 
Said my "normie" friend as he pointed to my car's GPS system.
     
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Aug 5, 2013, 01:40 AM
 
Yes, but only for two things:

1) Reminders as in "Remind me to call my bank at 8am tomorrow"

2) Wake me up as in "Wake me up at 7am tomorrow"

Other than that, no.
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Aug 5, 2013, 01:45 AM
 
Nope. Never.

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Aug 5, 2013, 01:48 AM
 
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Aug 5, 2013, 02:24 AM
 
Not after the novelty wore off. Frankly, if it weren't for the iP5's camera, and being in a largely iOS ecosystem, I'd likely chuck it in a drawer.
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Aug 5, 2013, 02:32 AM
 
As a counterpoint, my iPhone 5 is my main computer. The only real issue I have with it is the craptastic battery.
     
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Aug 5, 2013, 02:36 AM
 
The iPhone 5 is a big deal from a camera standpoint, but I have to say the Nokia dealie-poo has made me take more than a glance at it.
     
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Aug 5, 2013, 04:49 AM
 
I use it mainly to find celebrities' ages.
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Aug 5, 2013, 09:47 AM
 
I use it:

Call Jane's cell.
Send text message to Jane.
Send email to Jane.
Find local restaurants.

I do this mainly in the car or travelling, as I am not good with the phone keyboard and it's easier to let Siri do this. There are sometimes hilarious results as she mishears me, but that's ok.

What I do wish worked better was making to do lists or shopping lists. "Remember to pick up milk" or "Remember to pay bills".
     
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Aug 5, 2013, 11:06 AM
 
No. I used it for about a week when I realized how dumb ass it was for me - especially when you take into account any system overhead, network usage, and plain old mistakes ala Bart's "eat martha". The one cool thing was getting the time whilst listening to music , but that's all in the past now. I don't need it.
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Aug 5, 2013, 11:22 AM
 
Originally Posted by mindwaves View Post
Yes, but only for two things:

1) Reminders as in "Remind me to call my bank at 8am tomorrow"

2) Wake me up as in "Wake me up at 7am tomorrow"

Other than that, no.
Same here. Setting reminders, alarms, and countdown timers.
     
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Aug 5, 2013, 02:07 PM
 
When my wife got her 4s, we played with Siri for an evening, asking it silly questions, and some real questions. I can't say either of us have used it since.
     
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Aug 5, 2013, 06:29 PM
 
Reminders, timers, and speech to text (dictation). Sometimes directions, or to find me things nearby. I like it for those, but don't have much use for it otherwise.
     
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Aug 5, 2013, 07:12 PM
 
Originally Posted by andi*pandi View Post
Call Jane's cell.
Send text message to Jane.
Send email to Jane.
To: Jane

WTF? Answer me, dammit!
     
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Aug 5, 2013, 08:24 PM
 
I have literally only used it once, and that was to see if the "holocaust joke" was real.
     
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Aug 5, 2013, 11:51 PM
 
Originally Posted by subego View Post
To: Jane

WTF? Answer me, dammit!
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Aug 5, 2013, 11:54 PM
 
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