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Siri on the iPhone #419054
10/17/11 04:26 PM
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SIRI is the new voice control system for the iPhone.

well its amazing alright. I can just pick up my phone and say "email Derek and tell him that we are getting together tonight" and the lil lady voice on the phone says ok "here's what you are sending him are you ready to send it?" you say "yes" and off it goes.

does scheduling with voice, searching the web, "wake me up at 6 in the morning"gets an alarm set. "play some blues" starts some blues playing. "Call Dad" gets dad. "what is the square root of 350" gets an answer!

i'm stunned frankly. i've been using my phone all morning and haven't hit a button yet.

the end of the tap tap tap era is near.

Re: Siri on the iPhone [Re: Marty] #419057
10/17/11 05:28 PM
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Too much hitech for this old man!

Re: Siri on the iPhone [Re: Marty] #419060
10/17/11 05:55 PM
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Ya know what Jesse, me too. AND when the high tect S@@t hits the fan down the road, all those people will just come to a screeching halt in thier lives cause thay won't know how to opperate.


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Re: Siri on the iPhone [Re: Marty] #419061
10/17/11 05:56 PM
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but you should see her body WOW

Re: Siri on the iPhone [Re: bobcat bill] #419063
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Dreamer!

Re: Siri on the iPhone [Re: Marty] #419079
10/17/11 08:51 PM
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Originally Posted by Marty
SIRI is the new voice control system for the iPhone.
i'm stunned frankly. i've been using my phone all morning and haven't hit a button yet. the end of the tap tap tap era is near.


I take it you bought one of the 4S's Marty?

Re: Siri on the iPhone [Re: Marty] #419120
10/18/11 10:36 AM
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yes Bear, and for those above, it's not really "high tech" to speak instead of tapping. It's just progress. it makes it easier not harder. more human-like, innate.

But we'll still remember how to tap if this speaking thing quits working!

Re: Siri on the iPhone [Re: Marty] #419726
10/25/11 07:15 AM
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Hmmm. Have some voice options on my droid, but I have to speak like a droid.

Re: Siri on the iPhone [Re: Marty] #419731
10/25/11 07:25 AM
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yeah this is good with natural language. amazing actually. I have used voice control for years on my computers to avoid typing (i am a bad typer) and Siri's recognition is as good as any. Normally on my laptops and desktops i use "dragon naturally speaking" products

Re: Siri on the iPhone [Re: Marty] #419767
10/25/11 11:16 AM
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I'm told that SIRI only recognises a generic American accent. Speak to it in (British) English and it won't respond, or its response will be unpredictable.

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