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How to Disable Siri Suggestions in Spotlight Search on iPhone with iOS 9

Jan 18, 2016 - 4 Comments
Siri Suggestions in Spotlight search of iOS

Siri Suggestions is a feature of modern versions of iOS that recommends contacts, apps, nearby locations, and news, right from the Spotlight search screen. Siri Suggestions aims to be intelligent and learn from user behavior on the iPhone and iPad, offering contacts and apps depending on usage patterns, location, and the time of day, and … Read More

Show & Search All Photos by Location with Siri

Dec 18, 2015 - 3 Comments
Search Photos by location with Siri

While the iPhone and iPad has long been able to use location data stored within photos to place and sort the pictures by location, the newest versions of iOS allow Siri to tap into the location meta data too, providing for a quick method of reviewing and finding pictures by locale.

Check Store & Restaurant Business Hours with Siri

Nov 27, 2015 - 3 Comments
Find business store hours with Siri

If you’ve ever needed to know how late a particular store or restaurant is open, just pull out your iPhone and ask Siri. This should in handy when you’re out and about running errands or need to make a last minute shopping stop, but it’s clearly useful for many purposes. And if you have a … Read More

Tell Siri to Remind You About What You’re Looking At in iOS

Nov 25, 2015 - 2 Comments
Tell Siri to remind me about this at a date and time

Whether you’re looking at an important email, reading a web page, or doing just about anything else on your iPhone or iPad, perhaps you’d like to be reminded about it again at a later time or date. While Siri has long been able to create reminders for events and based on locations, a new feature … Read More

How to Silence Siri with the Mute Switch on iPhone & iPad

Nov 19, 2015 - 8 Comments
Silence Siri with the Mute Switch

The ever helpful and sometimes comical Siri is a rather vocal virtual assistant, defaulting to speaking back a response to directions and commands. But if you want to hush that Siri voice feedback response while still using the feature for commands and queries, you can enable an optional setting that causes Siri to obey the … Read More

Humor: Siri Intervenes in White House Press Question [Video]

Sep 10, 2015 - 10 Comments
Siri answers question at White House press conference

As many iPhone owners know, sometimes Siri just starts talking out of no where, intervening into conversations seemingly at random. Well, guess what, Siri is now interjecting itself into official White House press conferences too!

How to Disable Siri Completely on iPhone & iPad

Aug 18, 2015 - 15 Comments
Disable Siri in iOS, or Re-Enable Siri in iOS

The Siri voice assistant has many genuinely useful commands and features and a great sense of humor, but some users may wish to disable Siri on their iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch for whatever reason. Of course, by turning off Siri, you won’t be able to access the personal assistant from anywhere in iOS, and … Read More

Siri Can Play Many Sound Effects

Aug 14, 2015 - 29 Comments
Siri play sound of running river

If you’ve updated your iPhone or iPad to the latest version of iOS (iOS 8.4.1 or iOS 9, with Apple Music), you’ll find that Siri now has the ability to play various sound effects. Whether it’s the sound of fireworks, running water, a camp fire, dogs barking, or, uh, some more lewd sound effects too, … Read More

Make a Speakerphone Call with Siri from iPhone

Aug 1, 2015 - 9 Comments
a speaker phone call on iPhone made from Siri

You certainly know that Siri can make phone calls from the iPhone with voice commands, but with new versions of iOS you have another great option; you can make calls that are automatically set to be on speaker mode. This is particularly useful with “Hey Siri” voice activation, since you can make calls entirely hands … Read More

Siri Can Call Emergency Services For You with iPhone if Need Be

Jul 17, 2015 - 14 Comments
Call Emergency Services with Siri an iPhone if need be

Obviously nobody wants to be in an emergency situation, but if the need ever arises, Siri can come to your aid with a quick ability to dial the local emergency service line, and it works practically wherever you are in the world with the iPhone so long as it has a cellular connection. There’s not … Read More

Get Details of Movie Showtimes from Siri and iPhone

May 13, 2015 - 3 Comments
Find out What movies are playing with Siri

Wondering what time a movie starts? Or maybe you want to see a movie tonight and you aren’t sure which one? Maybe you just want to see any movie at a specific time? As long as you have your iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch handy, you can get all sorts of movie showtime details by … Read More

A Fast Way to Buy iTunes & App Store Gift Cards with Siri

Mar 13, 2015 - 7 Comments
Buy iTunes Gift Card from Siri

Want to quickly make an iTunes Gift Card purchase? Just ask Siri. Yes, really. Siri, our very own personal assistant that lives on modern iPhones and iPads, can assist in the purchase of gift cards from the iTunes Store and App Stores, and even the Apple Store itself, at least kind of (more on that … Read More

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