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

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Preface

With Siri, your spoken wishes are your iPhone’s command. Available on the newest iPhones (4S and later), iPads (third generation and later), iPad minis, and iPod touches (fifth generation and later), the voice-operated Siri assistant uses natural-language processing to answer your questions, respond to your commands, and provide assistance as you need it. With Siri, you can set up meetings, call your mom, ask about your appointments, check your email, find your friends, and do a lot more.

Using Siri is incredibly convenient. You’ll find yourself using your device in ways you never did before because Siri makes things so much simpler. “Wake me up at 8:30 a.m.” “Tell my spouse I’m on my way home.” “Remind me to stop by the dry cleaners ...

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