CAn Siri launch an app? (1 Viewer)

Geronimo

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seems pretty simple but............................
 

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seems pretty simple but............................

Nope.

"Siri, Open Clock"

"Sorry Michael, I can't open Clock"

"Siri, Open Facebook,"

"Sorry Michael, I can't open Facebook

I THINK the reason has to do with security. Siri works when lock screen is enabled, so it would be a security breach to allow it to open programs. My guess, anyways..
 

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rockymtnhigh said:
Nope.

"Siri, Open Clock"

"Sorry Michael, I can't open Clock"

"Siri, Open Facebook,"

"Sorry Michael, I can't open Facebook

I THINK the reason has to do with security. Siri works when lock screen is enabled, so it would be a security breach to allow it to open programs. My guess, anyways..

It'd be awesome if you could get it work by saying Siri open clock passcode 2-2-3-3"

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I can launch Siri while i a m in an app and then go right back to it. . Is the lockscreen really enabled?

I mean it can check my mail without me giving a password. Something does not sound right.
 

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I can launch Siri while i a m in an app and then go right back to it. . Is the lockscreen really enabled?

I mean it can check my mail without me giving a password. Something does not sound right.

I was just trying to hypothesize why it won't open programs on its own. BUT I do know that you can run it when the lock screen is active; I just figured it made sense that other than certain apps like email, text, calendar, tasks, that it can't open programs. Just hazarding a guess.
 

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If it can open email it should be able to open an app. I would love to tell it to launch slaker and play the Iceberg Station RFockyMtnhigh's request Line or whatever.
 

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Nope.

"Siri, Open Clock"

"Sorry Michael, I can't open Clock"

"Siri, Open Facebook,"

"Sorry Michael, I can't open Facebook

I THINK the reason has to do with security. Siri works when lock screen is enabled, so it would be a security breach to allow it to open programs. My guess, anyways..

HAL: Just what do you think you're doing, Dave?
Dave Bowman: Hello, HAL. Do you read me, HAL?
HAL: Affirmative, Dave. I read you.
Dave Bowman: Open the pod bay doors, HAL.
HAL: I'm sorry, Dave. I'm afraid I can't do that.
Dave Bowman: What's the problem?
HAL: I think you know what the problem is just as well as I do.
Dave Bowman: What are you talking about, HAL?
HAL: This mission is too important for me to allow you to jeopardize it.
Dave Bowman: I don't know what you're talking about, HAL.
HAL: I know that you and Frank were planning to disconnect me, and I'm afraid that's something I cannot allow to happen.
Dave Bowman: Where the hell did you get that idea, HAL?
HAL: Dave, although you took very thorough precautions in the pod against my hearing you, I could see your lips move.
Dave Bowman: Alright, HAL. I'll go in through the emergency airlock.
HAL: Without your space helmet, Dave? You're going to find that rather difficult.
Dave Bowman: HAL, I won't argue with you anymore! Open the doors!
HAL: Dave, this conversation can serve no purpose anymore. Goodbye.
 

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HAL: Just what do you think you're doing, Dave?
Dave Bowman: Hello, HAL. Do you read me, HAL?
HAL: Affirmative, Dave. I read you.
Dave Bowman: Open the pod bay doors, HAL.
HAL: I'm sorry, Dave. I'm afraid I can't do that.
Dave Bowman: What's the problem?
HAL: I think you know what the problem is just as well as I do.
Dave Bowman: What are you talking about, HAL?
HAL: This mission is too important for me to allow you to jeopardize it.
Dave Bowman: I don't know what you're talking about, HAL.
HAL: I know that you and Frank were planning to disconnect me, and I'm afraid that's something I cannot allow to happen.
Dave Bowman: Where the hell did you get that idea, HAL?
HAL: Dave, although you took very thorough precautions in the pod against my hearing you, I could see your lips move.
Dave Bowman: Alright, HAL. I'll go in through the emergency airlock.
HAL: Without your space helmet, Dave? You're going to find that rather difficult.
Dave Bowman: HAL, I won't argue with you anymore! Open the doors!
HAL: Dave, this conversation can serve no purpose anymore. Goodbye.

Except if you ask Siri to open the pod bay doors, she will tell you that "apparently us intelligent agents will never live that down." Or something ot that sort. :D
 

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rockymtnhigh said:
Nope.

"Siri, Open Clock"

"Sorry Michael, I can't open Clock"

"Siri, Open Facebook,"

"Sorry Michael, I can't open Facebook

I THINK the reason has to do with security. Siri works when lock screen is enabled, so it would be a security breach to allow it to open programs. My guess, anyways..

This reminds me that old story/joke back from eighties or nineties: Bill Gates was demonstrating voice recognition and offered the audience to say a command. Someone from the audience shouted: "Format C colon, enter, yes!" :D

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Siri can do better than launch an app...

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rockymtnhigh said:
Siri can do better than launch an app...

<img src="http://www.satelliteguys.us/attachment.php?attachmentid=70595"/>

Brilliant!

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I was playing around with the 4s at the Apple store and ask Siri, "Why are you so ugly?" Siri replied, "You must be looking at your reflection in my screen."
 

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Kind of sucks that it always has to access the Internet even for things like composing a message.
 

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Kind of sucks that it always has to access the Internet even for things like composing a message.

Well it is an intelligent agent; kind of hard to believe that you would get much possible info from local storage, and it is on a 3G phone that is supposed to basically always have data available.
 

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