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Siri stays tactful when responding to questions about Android. But when pressed for which is the best phone, she's not modest:

best

thanks @JonShanny and octatonic.

Top Rated Comments

*LTD* Avatar
166 months ago
Have to agree. Who gives a rats 'a' about posts showing Siri responses?
Consumers do. It could very well be a factor in their purchasing decisions. The more creative and intelligent Siri is demonstrated to be, the more attractive the 4S becomes.

It's the little touches like these responses that really round out the User Experience.

Details, details.
Score: 20 Votes (Like | Disagree)
twentyred Avatar
166 months ago
Asked 'what's the best phone you can buy?' and got 'Wait... there are other phones?'
Score: 14 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Bobcat37 Avatar
166 months ago
Seriously, months after Macrumors has debuted this new format, I'm still amazed at the people who piss and moan about articles in the sidebar. Do you have nothing better to do? It's the sidebar for a reason!

Personally, it gave me a good chuckle on a Friday morning and for that reason alone I find it had value. Also, I agree with LTD, I don't have an iPhone 4S so it was also further insight into the 'intelligence' of Siri. It is about the details, and it's pretty clever that Apple built in one of their most well known slogans 'Think Different' into its brain...
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)
acslater017 Avatar
166 months ago
This is a sidebar article? Really?

Who's going to do the daily piece on what Tim Cook eats for lunch?
Can I expect articles on how iPhone users have lower chiropractic costs because the weight of their phones creates less imbalance in their left/right weight distribution?

That's why it's on the sidebar, not the main page (or whatever you call it).
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
hobo.hopkins Avatar
166 months ago
This is a sidebar article? Really?

Who's going to do the daily piece on what Tim Cook eats for lunch?
Can I expect articles on how iPhone users have lower chiropractic costs because the weight of their phones creates less imbalance in their left/right weight distribution?

Yeah! How dare MacRumors place an interesting article outside of the main page! I was so mad by the idea that I logged in and posted about it.

Seems a bit silly doesn't it? After all, these cute responses by Siri contribute to making it all seem more polished. I like these articles.
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Surklyn Avatar
166 months ago
Yadda yadda fanboy arguments yadda yadda.

iPhone wins for design (although not for practicality, grrr glass backs), app store, and optimised OS.

Android wins for better OS with more features and more customisation, and all that awesome Google support (sync & gmail etc).

Personally, I wont ever go back to iOS till all the features which require a jailbreak to use are implemented as standard (tethering without an extra contract, bluetooth to other phones/devices, customisable themes, etc). Its such a closed platform.


Damn.. those customizable themes... total Deal breaker. The iPhone doesn't do bluetooth to other devices? oh... ? I guess my BMW and my wife's MINI must be messed up... should get that checked. tethering without an extra contract - fee free.. really? Wow .. I wasn't aware that if you owned an Android phone you could tether without a contract... I wasn't aware the carriers gave android a pass... cool. /s
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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