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Your iPad™ at Work (Covers iOS 6 on iPad2 and iPad 3rd generation), Third Edition by Jason Rich

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2. Interacting with Siri: Your Voice-Controlled Assistant

In This Chapter

• How to use Siri

• Discover what Siri can be used to accomplish

• Speak so Siri understands you and complies with your requests

For decades, science-fiction TV shows and movies like Star Trek have depicted mobile computers that respond to the human voice. Just as the concept for the iPad itself could have been lifted from imaginative science-fiction stories, the same is true for Siri. Built in to iOS 6 and accessible from the iPad, Siri takes the voice dictation feature that’s built in to the tablet a step further by enabling you to control the device, issue commands, make requests, and ask questions using your voice.

To activate Siri, simply press and hold down the ...

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