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Publisher Comments:

Love Siri? This little book reveals all its awesomeness for you to enjoy!

What could be cooler than asking your iPhone® 4S questions and having it reply? This handy little book tells you all about using Siri, so you can get the most from your voice-activated personal assistant. Let Siri read you your messages, locate facts for you, direct you to the nearest sushi bar, and so much more!

  • Get organized — have Siri keep your calendar, remind you of appointments, and check your messages

  • You are here — let Siri give you directions, show you your destination, and provide the weather report

  • Let's play — see how Siri can find and play your favorite tunes and help you post to Facebook and Twitter

  • iPad can hear you — use your voice to write an e-mail, create a text, add a note, and more with iPad's new Voice Dictation feature

Open the book and find:

  • Tips for talking to your device for the best results

  • Advice on making Reminders more effective

  • Easy ways to locate a note

  • How Siri makes e-mailing and texting faster

  • Ways Siri can help you manage your time

  • How to make Siri your DJ

  • Fun things to ask Siri

Learn to:

  • Set reminders, alarms, and appointments using Siri

  • Create texts and e-mails, tweet, and post to Facebook®

  • Dictate to Siri, make phone calls, and search the web with your voice

Synopsis:

Love Siri or looking to learn to more about iPhone's new virtual assistant? This book's for you!

What could be cooler than asking your iPhone 4S questions and having it reply? This handy little book shows you all the cool things Siri can do for you, so you can get the most from your iPhone’s voice-activated personal assistant. Let Siri read you your messages, locate facts, direct you to the nearest sushi bar, and so much more!

  • Shows you how to use Siri to keep your calendar, remind you of appointments, and check your messages
  • Explains using Siri to get directions, play your favorite music, make phone calls, search the web, and even provide the weather report
  • Offers helpful tips on how to use your voice to write an e-mail, create a text, add a note, and more with Siri and the iPad's new Voice Dictation feature
  • Explores some fun things to ask Siri and reveals some surprise Siri secrets
  • Includes coverage of Siri for iPhone 4S and Voice Dictation for the new iPad

Siri For Dummies, Portable Edition is exactly what you need to make Siri work for you.

Synopsis:

Find out how to get the most out of Siri, your intelligent personal assistant for the popular iPhone 4S

About the Author

Marc Saltzman has reported on the tech industry since 1996. A syndicated columnist for Gannett ContentOne, CNN.com, and USAToday.com, he hosts Gear Guide, CNN's Gaming & Gadgets, and Tech Talk with Marc Saltzman.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Chapter 1: Getting to Know Siri 7

Chapter 2: Using Siri to Organize Your Life 21

Chapter 3: Using Siri while on the Go 43

Chapter 4: Using Siri for E-mail, Texting, and Phone Calls 63

Chapter 5: Getting the 4-1-197

Chapter 6: Having Fun with Siri: Music, Podcasts, Social Networking, and More 115

Chapter 7: Way More than Ten Ways to Have (Even More) Fun with Siri 141

Appendix: Voice Dictation for iPad 169

Index 173

Product Details

ISBN:
9781118299289
Publisher:
For Dummies
Subject:
Output Equipment
Author:
Saltzman, Marc
Subject:
Computer: Hardware/General
Subject:
Siri, using Siri, iPhone 4S, features of iPhone 4S, how to use Siri, using Siri, guides to using Siri, features of Siri, Siri features, dictating to Siri, finding things with Siri, books by Marc Saltzman, books about Siri, Siri tutorials
Copyright:
Edition Description:
WebSite Associated w/Book
Publication Date:
20120206
Binding:
Online electronic file accessible through online networks
Language:
English
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
215.9 x 139.7 x 10.7 mm 7.2 oz

Related Subjects

Computers and Internet » Apple » Applications
Computers and Internet » Computers Reference » General
Computers and Internet » Computers Reference » Speech and Audio Processing
Computers and Internet » Mobile and Handheld Devices » iPhone
Engineering » Engineering » Mobile and Wireless Communications

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Product details 192 pages For Dummies - English 9781118299289 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Love Siri or looking to learn to more about iPhone's new virtual assistant? This book's for you!

What could be cooler than asking your iPhone 4S questions and having it reply? This handy little book shows you all the cool things Siri can do for you, so you can get the most from your iPhone’s voice-activated personal assistant. Let Siri read you your messages, locate facts, direct you to the nearest sushi bar, and so much more!

  • Shows you how to use Siri to keep your calendar, remind you of appointments, and check your messages
  • Explains using Siri to get directions, play your favorite music, make phone calls, search the web, and even provide the weather report
  • Offers helpful tips on how to use your voice to write an e-mail, create a text, add a note, and more with Siri and the iPad's new Voice Dictation feature
  • Explores some fun things to ask Siri and reveals some surprise Siri secrets
  • Includes coverage of Siri for iPhone 4S and Voice Dictation for the new iPad

Siri For Dummies, Portable Edition is exactly what you need to make Siri work for you.

"Synopsis" by , Find out how to get the most out of Siri, your intelligent personal assistant for the popular iPhone 4S
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