Siri vs Siri: What Ap­ple’s AI can and can’t do on every Ap­ple de­vice

Hey Siri, what gives?

Macworld (USA) - - Contents - BY MICHAEL SI­MON

All forms of Siri are not cre­ated equal. While Ap­ple’s AI as­sis­tant is avail­able on no less than six dif­fer­ent de­vices—iphone ( go.mac­world.com/ifox), ipad ( go.mac­world.com/ippr), Ap­ple Watch ( go.mac­world.com/srs3), Ap­ple TV ( go.mac­world.com/atv4), Macs ( go. mac­world.com/imco), and now, Home­pod ( go.mac­world.com/aphp)— its ca­pa­bil­i­ties aren’t the same on each. Rather than give Siri the same brain ev­ery­where, Ap­ple has tai­lored Siri’s smarts to the de­vice you’re us­ing, so the an­swers you get will be dif­fer­ent de­pend­ing on what de­vice you’re us­ing—and in some cases there are sur­pris­ing and frus­trat­ing lim­i­ta­tions. I tested Siri across Ap­ple’s

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