Siri better in iOS 6

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Prozium12

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does anyone know if Siri is going to understand us in the uk and will it show us restaurants and other things,as at the moment I have real problems getting him to understand me, (yes I can speak English I'm Manchester uk) if Apple can get it working well in Japan,china then surely it should be better in uk..


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IllusionEntity

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I am in the UK on iOS6 beta 4 and Siri finds me things and I can ask him to navigate me places and maps pops up. So yes Siri does work in the UK on the betas so it should work when publicly released.


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Prozium12

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I am in the UK on iOS6 beta 4 and Siri finds me things and I can ask him to navigate me places and maps pops up. So yes Siri does work in the UK on the betas so it should work when publicly released.


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good to hear as I never use it and i want to, on I-tunes its saying check for update on 15/9/12 do you think they will release ios6 then a couple of days after announcing the i5


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iphonewarrior

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I'm from Manchester, UK and Siri understands me just fine. If I'm drunk and trying to show it off (on the iPad 3) it doesn't work so good because my accent becomes quite difficult to understand, to another Manc there wouldn't be a problem.

Siri is still in it's public beta form, I don't think something like Siri can ever be complete as it's always developing.
 

Prozium12

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I'm from Manchester, UK and Siri understands me just fine. If I'm drunk and trying to show it off (on the iPad 3) it doesn't work so good because my accent becomes quite difficult to understand, to another Manc there wouldn't be a problem.

Siri is still in it's public beta form, I don't think something like Siri can ever be complete as it's always developing.
I'm Manchester and on the 4s it's crap. Ok it woks to a certain degree but nothing like you see on the adverts, ask for Arndale comes up with carnival,not good..


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iphonewarrior

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I'm Manchester and on the 4s it's crap. Ok it woks to a certain degree but nothing like you see on the adverts, ask for Arndale comes up with carnival,not good..


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Although Sir understood me, she/he/it didn't find me anything relevant. I know it's still mainly for the folks across the pond, but I'm sure we'll get something sooner rather than later.

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Prozium12

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Although Sir understood me, she/he/it didn't find me anything relevant. I know it's still mainly for the folks across the pond, but I'm sure we'll get something sooner rather than later.

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yeh that's it but it's supposed to be much better in ios6, like your screen saver...


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luvit!

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It would be awesome if there were different voice's! and I'm sure that Apple will be making more improvements with Siri.

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I find that I prefer female voices. It seems more soothing. Like, even if Siri was popping up to warn me about the imminent doom of the entire planet, it wouldn't seem so bad coming from a female Siri.

"I'm sorry, Dennis, but it seems the world is coming to an end and I can't connect to the network. Could you try asking your question later, in the after-life?"
 

iphonewarrior

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I find that I prefer female voices. It seems more soothing. Like, even if Siri was popping up to warn me about the imminent doom of the entire planet, it wouldn't seem so bad coming from a female Siri.

"I'm sorry, Dennis, but it seems the world is coming to an end and I can't connect to the network. Could you try asking your question later, in the after-life?"
I prefer the female voice too, it just sounds right if you get what I mean. The male voice sounds quite, thick ha ha. He also sounds un-trustworthy.