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Siri For Dummies by Marc Saltzman

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Chapter 1

Getting to Know Siri

In This Chapter

arrow Seeing what — or rather, who — Siri is

arrow Setting up Siri for your personal use

arrow Exploring different ways to use Siri

arrow Finding out how to get fast and reliable replies

arrow Teaching Siri what to call you

Congratulations! You’re now the owner of the most definitive guide to Siri on the planet.

This easy-to-read For Dummies title will teach you everything you need to know about Siri — and then some. Be prepared to master all of Siri’s amazing features, at your own pace, so you can get a lot more out of your beloved iPhone, iPad (and iPad mini), or iPod touch. But first, a few words about my introduction to Siri, what Siri is exactly, and a bit of history.

As a longtime technology reviewer, I firmly believe Siri (pronounced SEAR-ree) is the start of something very special, and it was love at first sight — er, speech.

Here I am, sitting in the crowd at Apple headquarters in Cupertino, California, on October 4, 2011. The exclusive press event is called ...

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