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Talking to Siri®: Learning the Language of Apple®’s Intelligent Assistant, Second Edition by Steve Sande, Erica Sadun

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6. Pushing Limits with Siri

Like the universe in which we live, the Siri universe continues to expand over time. Although Apple has not yet given developers a way to tap the power of Siri in third-party apps beyond dictation and launching, millions of early adopters have been able to come up with some very clever uses for the intelligent assistant, such as blogging.

Music aficionados have found that Siri works with the iPhone Music app to select and play songs, or even find out the name and artist of a song that is playing.

In this chapter, you also find information about how to keep your iPhone secure when using Siri.

Launching Apps

One of our favorite features introduced in iOS 6 is Siri’s new application launcher. Tell Siri, “Open Photos,” ...

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