Talking to Siri: Learning the Language of Apple's Intelligent Assistant

Talking to Siri: Learning the Language of Apple's Intelligent Assistant

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by Erica Sadun, Steve Sande
     
 

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Siri is Apple's Intelligent Assistant - by pressing and holding the Home button on your newer iOS device, users can speak commands into their device and Siri will respond. These commands, however, take some getting used to. Some things you say might get misinterpreted by Siri, which makes knowing the language that Siri understands critical.

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Siri is Apple's Intelligent Assistant - by pressing and holding the Home button on your newer iOS device, users can speak commands into their device and Siri will respond. These commands, however, take some getting used to. Some things you say might get misinterpreted by Siri, which makes knowing the language that Siri understands critical.

This short book introduces you to Siri. You'll learn how to access the voice assistant by using the Home button on your newer iOS device, and how to achieve the highest recognition rate as you talk. You'll discover which categories Siri responds to and find out how to make the most of each of these in your conversations. You'll discover practical how-to advice mixed with many examples to inspire as well as instruct. Tutorials will show you how to set up Siri in your preferences and how to manage the interactive conversations you have with your voice assistant. You'll learn how to perform tasks by topic: checking the weather, doing math, looking up information on the web, and much more.

Talking to Siri is the go-to book for people who want to know more about using Apple’s intelligent assistant to accomplish more in their daily lives. This new edition features all-new screenshots to highlight the new user interface of iOS 7 and the improved features and integration of Siri with the operating system.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780133372038
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
01/17/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
1,119,834
File size:
16 MB
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Meet the Author

Erica Sadun writes lots of books and she blogs at TUAW. When not writing, she’s a full-time parent of geeks who are brushing up on their world-domination skills. According to her academic dosimeter, she has acquired more education than any self-respecting person might consider wise. She enjoys deep-diving into technology.

 

Steve Sande also writes way too much. He’s the hardware editor at TUAW, and recently logged more than one million words written for the blog in just over 3 years. He’s written a number of books for Take Control Books and Apress, is married to a rocket scientist, and spends his days being bossed by a cat.

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