Having Siri has been a boon for all the iPhoners, so much so that this wonderful voice assistant is said to be the most essential iPhone app. However, there is a need to understand the Siri commands, in order to search the web, find information and restaurants using the same. Apple has currently integrated Siri with Yelp for searching restaurant info, Google (or Yahoo! or Bing) for general information, and Wolfram Alpha for computational knowledge. In fact, Siri can also help you find anything without you required to type anything in the search box. The following content can help you in using your iPhone better by efficient use of Siri. Here’s how:
Searching the web with Siri
First, you would have to choose your search engine in the settings app or safari tab. Although Google is the default setting, you can change it to Yahoo! or Microsoft’s Bing. Now activate Siri by holding down your home button. After this, all you have to do is tell Siri what you want to search. Wait for Siri for switching to Safari to effect the display of results.
Querying Wolfram Alpha with Siri
Wolfram Alpha is inherent in Siri, with which Siri allows you to search for answers to everything from basic equations to hardcore computations. First, activate Siri by holding down your home button. Instruct Siri what you want to compute or solve. Now wait for the display the search results widget containing applicable definitions, suggested answers, or any other facts and figures that might be applicable to the related question set forth by you to Siri.
Siri as your restaurant finder
Siri is programmed to get you the information from Yelp and also show you restaurant ratings, and rank the results by rations. First activate Siri like you always do. Now just ask Siri to find you the restaurant of your preference in the area of your choice. Bingo! Siri will display you the required results. Tapping on the restaurant will restaurant will render you its location on the map.
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