Schedule a planning meeting at 8:30 today in the boardroom
Move my 3pm meeting to 4:30
Reschedule my appointment with Dr. Manning to next Monday at 9am
Add Lisa to my meeting with Jason
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 Michael?
Where is my next meeting?
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
Checking the Clock
What time is it?
What time is it in Berlin?
What is today’s date?
What’s the date this Saturday?
Using a Timer
Set the timer for ten minutes
Show the timer
Pause the timer
Reset the timer
Email Lisa about the trip
Email Jennifer about the change in plans
New email to Susan Park
Mail Dad about the rent check
Email Dr. Manning and say I got the forms, thanks Only adds the subject line not the body
Mail Lisa and Jason about the party and say I had a great time
Any new email from Michael today?
Show new mail about the lease
Show the email from Lisa yesterday
Responding to Messages
Reply Dear Susan sorry about the late payment
Call him at work
Checking Up on Friends
Where is my sister?
Is my wife at home?
Where are all my friends?
Who is here?
Who is near me?
How do I get home?
Show 1 Infinite Loop Cupertino California
Directions to my dad’s work
Local Businesses – I can only look for businesses in the united states and when you are using U.S. English
Find coffee near me
Where is Starbucks?
Find some burger joints in Baltimore
Find a gas station within walking distance
Good Mexican restaurants around here
Tell Susan I’ll be right there
Send a message to Jason Russell
Send a message to Lisa saying how about tomorrow
Tell Jennifer 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 Jason and Lisa where are you?
Read my new messages
Read my new text messages *verified*
Read my sms messages *verified*
Read it again
Replying to Texts
Reply that’s great news
Tell him I’ll be there in 10 minutes
Play The Light of the Sun
Play Taking Back Sunday shuffled
Play Alicia Keys
Play some blues
Play my party mix
Shuffle my roadtrip playlist
Creating and finding notes *all these pretty much failed*
Note that I spent $12 on lunch *sorry there aren’t any notes matching*
Note: check out that new Alicia Keys album *sorry I cant do that*
Find my restaurant note
Create a reading list note
Add Tom Sawyer to my reading list note
Call Jennifer Wright mobile
Call Susan on her work phone
Call 408 555 1212
Remind me to call mum
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 Jason
Remind me to finish the report by 6
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?
Checking the Forecast
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?
Looking up information
Search the web for Bora Bora
Search for vegetarian pasta recipes
Search the web for best cable plans
Google the war of 1812
Search Wikipedia for Abraham Lincoln
Search for news about the World Cup
Bing Alicia Keys
Using Wolfram Alpha
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?
What was the Best Picture of 1983?
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?
[Punctuation/symbols/emoticons]. Siri can understand many basic symbols, emoticons and punctuation marks, as long as you say them by the right name. Examples include “open parenthesis”, “close square bracket”, ” “frowney face” (love it!), “new paragraph”, “pound sign”, etc.
Play playlist . Siri will play not just a song, but a whole playlist for you.
Find all email by [contact]. Siri will give you a short list of emails from the contact you ask for.
What’s on my calendar for [date]. Siri will show you all your appointments for today, tomorrow, next Monday, or February 28 (2012) if you ask nicely.
Search [Bing/Yahoo]. If Google’s not your cup of tea, Siri will search the competition for you.
Search [Google/Bing/Yahoo] for [specialized information] [time] [place]. Whether you want the latest scores, show times, etc., if you phrase it just right, Siri can often find it for you.
Who was in the cast of [movie]: Siri can tell you the name of that actor you know you’ve seen before but just can’t remember.
Delete all alarms: Siri will delete all alarms, not just individual ones, in case you never want to be woken up again! (I found this by accident on Rene’s phone. Shhhh!)
Message [Social network] [Status]. If you’ve set it up on Twitter, Facebook, or another social network that lets you update via SMS, Siri will message your status right to it.
Restart. Siri will re-spring the Springboard. It’s not a full reboot, but it’s faster.
Jas Dhaliwal is a highly experienced International Social Media Strategist. He specializes in building and engaging with social communities across the web. Born and bred in London, he is passionate about technology and social anthropology. You can follow @Jas on Twitter
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