Why Is the iPhone 4s Better Than Other Smart Phones? All smart phones have internet, apps, 3G or 4G network. But, none of them have Siri.
What is Siri?• Siri is a new feature on the iPhone 4s• Siri is a personal assistant who will speak to you when you talk to your iPhone
About Siri• Siri was started by a Norwegian named Dag Kittlaus as an app• Dag Kittlaus then sold Siri to Apple• Apple made Siri better than it was before• Siri uses a web site Wolfram Alpha for answers to the questions you ask• Siri uses your applications when you ask for the Weather and other application related questions• iPhone 4s came out November 4 2011
How Does Siri Work?• Siri can be used even when your phone is locked.• To use Siri you hold down the home button.• Once you call for Siri and she says “What can I help you with?” You ask Siri to help you.
Questions to Ask Siri • Weather • To Make a Call • Send a Text Message/Email • Search the Web • Math Problem • Set Reminders/Alarms • Take Notes • Ask About Stock Prices • Directions • Play Music • Ask Questions • About Foods • Find Info and nearby places
Siri Settings and Limitations• You can have Siri call you whatever you want it to. For Example Master Kyle• You can also change the language of Siri and she can talk back to you in that language• However for now Siri has limited functions for example it can only be in German, French, and English. (British, Australian, and USA) It also has limited functions outside the US.
Interesting Facts About Siri• The name Siri is derived from the name sigrid (German) which means beautiful victory. It also is an Indian name meaning prosperity.• Siri took over 40 years of research to be developed.• Siri was sold for over $200 million dollars.• A video has been made “Siri tried to kill me” where Siri develops a mind of its own.
Things We Like About Siri• I can send texts without unlocking my iPhone• I can find my house from where ever I am.• I can ask Siri funny questions and get a funny answer
Siri in School?• I think it would be great to allow Siri in Schools because:1. It is a great calculator so you can practice speaking your calculations.2. You can do research on topics and get direct answers or search the web and it is also really fast for a smart phone.• However Siri could be a distraction and used to cheat somehow as a calculator.