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Impressive real-life demo of Siri on the iPhone 4S

12 October, 2011 | Read the news | Post your comment
Impressive real-life demo of Siri on the iPhone 4S - read the full textOne of the key selling points Apple have used to drive the newly announced iPhone 4S is its voice recognition software, Siri. The software itself goes beyond pre-designated voice commands and uses speech pattern recognition along with articificial intelligence applications to allow users to search...


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Another useless gimmick

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  • 2011-10-12 04:19
  • 9Kje

> In reply to tom @ 2011-10-12 04:09 from j012 - click to readYou DO know they speak English in China and India...right? (but not so much Japan).

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  • 2011-10-12 04:16
  • q{HA

Ha...Ha....Who uses the phone in the world like walkie talkie..????

Press the button....Talk..Say over...It will talk back...over...Ha..ha..

Did Apple do any research on how many people hate the automated message and fed up with it in their daily life when they call service providers? :(

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  • 2011-10-12 04:14
  • Px4t

it looks and sounds great, no doubt about it.
but its only understand English, in which makes it quite limited to English speaking task only.. cant imagine how it turn out in China or Japan or India.. SIRI will have headache trying to understand them..
(i mean whenever they speak English, it sounds different) you know, with the slang..

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  • 2011-10-12 04:09
  • j012

> In reply to [deleted post]Funny I didn't see you reporting it when android fans were bashing iPhone users calling them uneducated and stupid. I guess the fandroids can dish it out but they can't take it.

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  • 2011-10-12 04:06
  • qiUk

to be honest guys siri does look awesome and i own a galaxy s2
but the only reason why i will hate it is pressing the mic button all the time now that just put me off straight away
Voice talk or Voice command on the galaxy s2 might not have the most things on it but it still does everything that was shown on this video and i dont need to press the button

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  • 2011-10-12 04:03
  • 3xe}

> In reply to [deleted post]So where were you when Samsung users were repeatedly bashing Apple and its users???

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  • 2011-10-12 04:01
  • mcja

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2011-10-12 03:32 from 7BBC - click to readAgain the same look at specs and features... You just dont get it, do ya??? And if you read that guy's comment carefully he said Samsung users would say we already have this tech... Not that it was made by whom... And you say your voice app is better than Siri... Then why the hell was Android and Blackberry trying to bring this feature in their OS??? Think... Anyways I think this is a great feature and will surely try it out...

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  • 2011-10-12 03:59
  • mcja

sure it's impressive but i'm not sure it will be that useful in every day usage because of all that touching the mic you have to do that's a disadvantage.

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  • 2011-10-12 03:44
  • ftZq

> In reply to thefacts @ 2011-10-12 03:05 from ICrE - click to readIt'd be "the king" if there's only one kind of user in the world...and that's not the case.

This is like saying Linux is the best OS, for some people that's true, but for a 75 y/o it is not.It will depend on features you want/need.

Some users prefers BlackBerry, another Androids and inside the Android group everyone has a brand of choice in an specific moment (different features), and the reason it's very simple: those products gave them something IPhone can't, otherwise nobody would buy anything else but the IPhone.

I had several BBs, currently i'm using an Atrix 4G and works great, but still i'm gonna try the 4S.I like the idea of a phone reading the emails i get while i'm driving or answer them just by speaking and of course, this will help a lot to people visual impared.Aside of that, the IPhone has some disadvantages FOR ME: not removable memory card, too little stand-by time (200 Hrs while other dual-cores gave 350/400), no widgets to enable/disable WiFi, 3G, BT, GPS (a really useful feature) like all Androids have.

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  • 2011-10-12 03:43
  • LJgt

> In reply to [deleted post]it is not made by Samsung it is made by Google which has better developers and is a richer company. Works great on my Samsung galaxy s II which also is still better than the iphone after 5 months. It isn't useless and its better than siri I can use driving mode to text and whatever else also without having to press the virtual button on the phone. Apple didn't improve it at all. And you even admitted that Apple copies other companies. "again apple takes what others used". You iphone fans need to look at specs and features In reality you will see what is a better phone. Stop being a bandwagon and buy what you want.

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  • 2011-10-12 03:32
  • 7BBC

all the Apple fans that LOVE apple so much can talk to there best pal. YAY . Oh yea iv been doing that on my non apple phones before there was an ipod

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  • 2011-10-12 03:08
  • k9Gc

amazing, simply great, i had vlingo on my blackberry but this siri stuff is so much better. if you dont know the answer to a question you ask your phone anything, really impressed!

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  • 2011-10-12 03:05
  • 45@5

see this is why iphone is the best smartphone ever lived.... it is does it better then the rest.. quote wat i said i said it does it best.. not first to create it. Iphone is KING ... hate it or love it ;)

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  • 2011-10-12 03:05
  • ICrE

The only place I'd probably use this is within the confines of my car or my office.

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  • 2011-10-12 03:04
  • P@1j

it does look very impressive. However, pressing button everytime you finish talking is quite a drawback. It's still impossible to have absolutely hands free experience which would be perfect while driving. They should think bout introducing some special word to end each command.

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  • 2011-10-12 03:02
  • LhN3

bet you that a 5% of the people who will buy the 4S are gonna use this

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  • 2011-10-12 03:02
  • Ly%p

Stupid feature if you ask me.

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  • 2011-10-12 03:01
  • LK3Y

hmm not bed

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  • 2011-10-12 03:00
  • Irxh

C'mon, the 'real-life' video is edited. They might as well try gizillion times before Siri gets it right and simply cut it out.

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  • 2011-10-12 02:58
  • LdAH

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