Discover the secrets of Siri
Everyone knows about Siri, but are you getting the most from it? Your personal assistant can do so much more…
Use your voice assistant to best effect
Whichever iOS device you have, Siri – Apple’s voicecontrolled personal assistant – will help you get the most from it. Since its debut in 2011 on the iPhone 4S (earlier models need not apply), the cloud-based voice recognition service has come on leaps and bounds.
According to Apple, it now serves a billion requests per week and has become 40% faster and more accurate in the last year. It’s going to get better, too – iOS 9’s release in September (see page 79) will see Siri gain a few exciting new abilities. Now’s the time to become a Siri champion: read our tips to become Siri-ously good at using the best voice software on the market. If that joke made you wince, brace yourself: Siri’s are worse.