13 Random Things Apple's Siri Can Do For You

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You might know the basics of Apple's voice assistant Siri, but she's actually more capable than you think.

Thanks to Siri, you can check how many calories are in the soda you're drinking and even see how many planes are flying miles above you in the sky.

From productivity life hacks to hidden Easter eggs, we've collected 13 of the most interesting things Siri can do for you. 

Since Siri can tap into information from Wolfram Alpha, say "Wolfram planes overhead" to see what's flying above you

Since Siri can tap into information from Wolfram Alpha, say "Wolfram planes overhead" to see what's flying above you
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Look up how many calories are in what you're eating by asking, "Siri, how many calories are in a _____?"

Look up how many calories are in what you're eating by asking, "Siri, how many calories are in a _____?"
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Need a better password? Siri will give you a secure 8-character password in an instant if you say, "Wolfram, password."

Need a better password? Siri will give you a secure 8-character password in an instant if you say, "Wolfram, password."
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Give yourself a funny nickname by telling Siri to "Call me _____ from now on."

Give yourself a funny nickname by telling Siri to "Call me _____ from now on."
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Learn new words in Morse code by asking, "What's Morse code for ______?"

Learn new words in Morse code by asking, "What's Morse code for ______?"
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Hear your most recent text message and respond to it by saying, "Read me my last message." You can even dictate a quick response back.

Hear your most recent text message and respond to it by saying, "Read me my last message." You can even dictate a quick response back.
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Teach Siri to pronounce your name correctly by telling her, "You pronounced my name wrong."

Teach Siri to pronounce your name correctly by telling her, "You pronounced my name wrong."
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Use Siri as your poker sidekick and learn the rarity of various card hands by asking, "Wolfram, what are the odds of a ______?"

Use Siri as your poker sidekick and learn the rarity of various card hands by asking, "Wolfram, what are the odds of a ______?"
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Set specific reminders for yourself by asking specific things like, "Remind me tomorrow at 7:30am to bring my charger to work."

Set specific reminders for yourself by asking specific things like, "Remind me tomorrow at 7:30am to bring my charger to work."
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If you plug your iPhone into your car's sound system, you can tell Siri to play a specific song, artist, or album while keeping your eyes on the road.

If you plug your iPhone into your car's sound system, you can tell Siri to play a specific song, artist, or album while keeping your eyes on the road.
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When you have an app open on your iPad, simply hold down the Home button to bring up Siri and say, "Settings" to quickly navigate to that specific app's settings.

When you have an app open on your iPad, simply hold down the Home button to bring up Siri and say, "Settings" to quickly navigate to that specific app's settings.
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If Siri misunderstands you, just tap your speech bubble to make a correction

If Siri misunderstands you, just tap your speech bubble to make a correction
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When you're done talking to Siri, dismiss her with a simple "Bye."

When you're done talking to Siri, dismiss her with a simple "Bye."
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