Keep working on Siri, and you'll see that you get more ideas. Here are some to keep you going: "Hey Siri, what's the weather like today?" "Hey Siri, what time is it? "Hey Siri, what movies are playing?"
Text time you're typing something on the iPhone keyboard, click on the little microphone to the left of the spacebar. This starts voice dictation. Using this has become much faster than typing for me, and I type fast. If you have trouble with it, set up a regular daily routine of messing with it for... Continue Reading →
This is a great no hands way to use Siri to text message someone. Say "Hey Siri, text message Joe Blow." She'll say "Ok, what do you want to say to Joe Blow", and away you go!
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Daylight savings time used to kick my ass, but this year I'm winning! I've always dreaded daylight savings time because It meant I'd be tired for a month. It didn't really matter whether it was spring forward, or fall back, it always made me tired. This year I think I've handled it the best ever... Continue Reading →
It turns out that I'm not the only one exploring how to use Siri right now. If you've got a new Apple TV with Siri, then you need to practice the tips in this article: Siri Commands on Apple TV - MacSparky This would be a great opportunity to practice using reminders with Siri like I... Continue Reading →
Hackers use anti-adblocking service to deliver nasty malware attack. There are lots of reasons why, but isn't this enough? To summarize the article, visitors to The Economist's website received some yummy malware courtesy of anti-adblocking software. Another way to put the problem is this: Ad companies are getting increasingly desperate for ways to monetize your... Continue Reading →
Siri is amazing. I think it's a game changer. What do we do with it though? I've come up with some ideas for how to train myself to use Siri more, and I'm going to share them with you. Let's get started! Say this out loud: "Hey Siri, what can you do?" You'll get a list... Continue Reading →
Affirmations generally annoy me, but they work. One way I've found to do affirmations that doesn't bother me is to use them in passwords and inject a healthy does of sarcasm. Example: "You are not special. You are not a beautiful and unique snowflake."* can become: yansyanabaus Then add some numbers that have a mysterious meaning... Continue Reading →