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This feature will be so hilarious. For example someone might text you something dirty and the iphone will speak it out loud to people you don't want to hear (parents/boss).
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Originally Posted by T3chAdd1ct View Post
This feature will be so hilarious. For example someone might text you something dirty and the iphone will speak it out loud to people you don't want to hear (parents/boss).
Siri warns: "You may not want me to read this message out loud."
post #13 of 33
That does look like a useful feature.
post #14 of 33
They are catching up hard. Voice commands and pull down notifications menu with HTC like weather inside.

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post #15 of 33
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It will be nice to be able to text while driving imo
That's what i thought, but i still don't use it.
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If it works the way they say it will, I will definitely use it every day.
Time will tell I guarantee people won't use it as much as they think.
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When I'm on my way out from work, I like to tell my wife that I'm on my way. But that usually involves me sitting in the car, waiting for her to answer her phone, or attempting to type out a text message while trying to not walk in to anything on my way out to my car. I'm in a hurry - I want to get home! So it'd be nice to tell my phone to notify my wife on my behalf.

Also, it's annoying to "look something up" on a phone. For instance, if I want to know how many career yards LaMichael James has, I have to open up my browser, start a new page, click on the google search box, type in everything, letter by letter, and clicking X on any autocorrects that come up because it hasn't heard of the name "LaMichael" before. It'd be so much easier (and faster) to just say it, and it give me an answer right back.

Who knows, maybe I'm dreaming and I wouldn't enjoy/use it as much as I think I will, but only time will tell... but the only point I wanted to make with this thread, is that Siri is VASTLY different from any previous voice command systems built in to an OS.
I don't think one can say it's so vastly different yet. Yes, it's more complicated, but it's too early to pass much judgement on it IMO.
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post #16 of 33
The only time it might be useful is in the car.

It's like facetime. "ZOMG it was so revolutionary the one time I used it."

I really was hoping for something a little better than that. I was in the market.

btw: This is one of the biggest flamebait threads I've ever seen. For shame.
    
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question is: if siri was a android feature......
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question is: if siri was a android feature......
Then it would be a small upgrade to current android voice control.
    
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Let's wait until it was out. The Facetime commercials were cool, everyone thought you could just video message anywhere. Until they found out you needed a wifi and whatnot. I don't think you can just say "Tell my wife I am running late" and it will accurately write up a sentence that you would say. Not only that, how about like someone stated with word's it does not know. It could easily convert that message you wanted it to send saying: "I'm baking" to "I'm naked".

I think they are trying to push it like it will control the phone completely by voice recognition. Which can't possibly be bug free or problem free. Like someone said, Androids have this. The new WP7 update released quite closely to the announcement of this. I find it funny, they had voice capabilities in the WP before, but from what I can tell added voice to text and more search capabilites. But I haven't completely played with all the functions, because I won't be talking to my phone on a daily basis.
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post #20 of 33
It's a gimmick end off, yet the fanboys are creaming themselves over it even though theyt will end up using it a handfull of times.
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