What can you say to Siri in iOS 6

Wondering What can you say to Siri in iOS 6?

ASKING ABOUT CONTACTS

What’s Emily’s address?
What is Susan Park’s phone number?
When is my wife’s birthday?
Show Lindsey’s home email address
What’s my brother’s work address?

FINDING CONTACTS

Show Brian Conway
Find people named Park
Who is Jimmy Patrick?

ESTABLISHING RELATIONSHIPS

My mom is Susan Park
Jimmy Patrick is my brother
Call my brother at work
APP LAUNCHING

Open Photos
Play Infinity Blade II

ADDING EVENTS

Set up a meeting at 9
Set up a meeting with Jimmy at 9
Meet with Emily at noon
Set up a meeting about hiring tomorrow at 9am
New appointment with Susan Park Friday at 3
Schedule a planning meeting at 8:30 today in the boardroom

CHANGING EVENTS

Move my 3pm meeting to 4:30
Reschedule my appointment with Dr. Patrick to next Monday at 9am
Add Emily to my meeting with Brian
Cancel the budget review meeting

ASKING ABOUT EVENTS

What does the rest of my day look like?
What’s on my calendar for Friday?
When is my next appointment?
When am I meeting with Jimmy?
Where is my next meeting?

USING ALARMS

Wake me up tomorrow at 7am
Set an alarm for 6:30am
Wake me up in 8 hours
Change my 6:30 alarm to 6:45
Turn off my 6:30 alarm
Delete my 7:30 alarm

CLOCK

What time is it in Berlin?
What is today’s date?
What’s the date this Saturday?

TIMER

Set the timer for ten minutes
Show the timer
Pause the timer
Resume
Reset the timer
Stop it

SENDING EMAIL

Email Emily about the trip
Email Lindsey about the change in plans
New email to Susan Park
Mail Dad about the rent check
Email Dr. Patrick and say I got the forms, thanks
Mail Emily and Brian about the party and say I had a great time

CHECKING EMAIL

Check email
Any new email from Jimmy today?
Show new mail about the lease
Show the email from Emily yesterday

RESPONDING TO EMAIL

Reply Dear Susan sorry about the late payment
Call him at work

FACETIME

FaceTime Brian
Make a FaceTime call to Susan Park
FACEBOOK

Post to Facebook headed to the new Pixar movie
Write on my wall just landed in San Jose!

FIND MY FRIENDS

Where’s Brian?
Where is my sister?
Is my wife at home?
Where are all my friends?
Who is here?
Who is near me?
Let me know when Jimmy leaves home
Let Susan know when I leave work

LOCKSCREEN READING

Read my notifications
Do I have any new messages?

MAPS

Show me the Golden Gate Bridge
Show me a map of 1 Infinite Loop Cupertino California
LOCAL BUSINESSES

Find coffee near me
Where’s the nearest coffee shop?
Find a gas station near work

NAVIGATION

How do I get home?
Directions to my dad’s work
Get me directions from San Francisco to Santa Barbara
What’s my next turn?
Are we there yet?
What’s my ETA?
Find a florist along my current route

MAPS

Show me the Golden Gate Bridge
Show me a map of 1 Infinite Loop Cupertino California
LOCAL BUSINESSES

Find coffee near me
Where’s the nearest coffee shop?
Find a gas station near work

NAVIGATION

How do I get home?
Directions to my dad’s work
Get me directions from San Francisco to Santa Barbara

SENDING MESSAGES

Tell Susan I’ll be right there
Send a message to Brian Conway
Send a message to Emily saying how about tomorrow
Tell Lindsey the show was great
Send a message to Susan on her mobile saying I’ll be late
Send a message to 408 555 1212
Text Brian and Emily where are you?

READING MESSAGE ALERTS

Read my new messages
Read it again

RESPONDING TO MESSAGES

Reply that’s great news
Tell him I’ll be there in 10 minutes
Call her

SEARCHING FOR MOVIE INFORMATION

Find Disney movies
What comedies are playing?
Who starred in Tron Legacy?
Who directed Finding Nemo?
What is Toy Story 3 rated?

FINDING MOVIE SHOWTIMES

I want to see the new Pixar movie
What’s playing at the movies tomorrow?
What’s playing at Main Street Cinema

FINDING MOVIE THEATERS

Find some movie theaters near my office

READING MOVIE REVIEWS

Show me the reviews for Toy Story 3

MAJOR MOVIE AWARDS

Which movie won Best Picture in 1983?

MUSIC

Play Walk by Foo Fighters
Play Little Broken Hearts shuffled
Play Norah Jones
Play some blues
Play my party mix
Shuffle my roadtrip playlist
Play
Pause
Skip
NOTES

Note that I spent $12 on lunch
Note to self: check out that new Norah Jones album
Find my meeting notes
Show me my notes from June 25

PHONE

Call Brian
Call Emily’s mobile
Call Susan on her work phone
Call 408 555 1212
Call home
FaceTime Emily

REMINDERS

Add artichokes to my grocery list
Add skydiving to my bucket list
Remind me to call mom
Remind me to call my mom when I get home
Remember to take an umbrella
Remind me take my medicine at 6am tomorrow
Remind me to pick up flowers when I leave here
Remind me when I leave to call Brian
Remind me to finish the report by 6
Victor Agreda is my hairdresser
Kelly Guimont is my colleague

SEARCHING FOR RESTAURANTS

Find some burger joints in Baltimore
Good Mexican restaurants around here

RESERVATIONS

Table for four in Palo Alto tonight
Make a reservation at a romantic Italian restaurant tonight at 7pm
RESTAURANT REVIEWS

SCORES

Did the Giants win?
How did Kansas City do?
What was the score the last time the Tigers played the Red Sox?
Show me the football scores from last night

GAME SCHEDULES

When do the Giants play next?
When is the Boston Red Sox’s first game of the season?
Show me the schedule for baseball

PLAYER INFORMATION

Who has the highest slugging percentage?
Who has the most home runs on the Giants?
Who has the most goals in soccer?
Which quarterback has the most passing yards

TEAM INFORMATION

Show me the roster for the Dodgers
Who is pitching for the Miami Marlins this season?
Is anyone on the Red Sox injured?

STOCKS

What’s Apple’s stock price?
What is Apple’s PE ratio?
What did Yahoo close at today?
How is the Nikkei doing?
How are the markets doing?
What is the Dow at?

TWITTER

Post to Twitter another beautiful day in Cupertino
Tweet with my location great concert
Tweet meeting up with Brian Conway for lunch today
Tweet the new iPad looks insanely great! hashtag Apple Keynote
WEATHER

What’s the weather for today?
What’s the weather for tomorrow?
Will it rain in Cupertino this week?
Check next week’s forecast for Burlington
What’s the forecast for this evening?
How’s the weather in Tampa right now?
How hot will it be in Palm Springs this weekend?
What’s the high for Anchorage on Thursday?
What’s the temperature outside?
How windy is it out there?
When is sunrise in Paris?

WEB SEARCH

Search the web for polar bears
Search for vegetarian pasta recipes
Search the web for best cable plans
Search Wikipedia for Abraham Lincoln
Bing Foo Fighters (We know, we know. Sorry.)

WOLFRAM ALPHA

What does repartee mean?
How many calories in a bagel?
What is an 18% tip on $86.74 for four people?
Who’s buried in Grant’s tomb?
How long do dogs live?
What is the Gossamer Condor?
What’s the square root of 128?
How many dollars is €45?
How many days until Christmas?
How far away is the Sun?
When is the next solar eclipse?
Show me the Orion constellation
What’s the population of Jamaica?
How high is Mt. Everest?
How deep is the Atlantic ocean?
What’s the price of gasoline in Chicago?

Originally appeared on TUAW – The Unofficial Apple Weblog
Fri, 14 Sep 2012 19:00:00 EST.

 

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