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Talking to Siri®: Learning the Language of Apple®’s Intelligent Assistant, Second Edition by Steve Sande, Erica Sadun

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2. Asking Siri for Information

Siri exists to serve you. It wants nothing more than to give you information about just about anything in the universe. Siri provides you with answers to questions about everything from the weather to stock prices through integration with the apps that come with your iOS device.

Questions outside the realm of the built-in apps on iOS are no problem for Siri. It knows how to work with Wikipedia and Wolfram Alpha, and it searches the Web for the best possible answers to whatever you ask. In this chapter, you learn how to phrase your conversation with Siri to maximize the probability of getting an accurate and detailed answer.

Weather

Siri keeps on top of the weather forecast for you. When you ask, “Will it rain tonight?” ...

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