Are we finally going to see the UK features for Siri at WWDC?

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  1. The Game 161 macrumors P6

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    Been waiting ages for location services, maps e.t.c to arrive in the UK

    Will it finally happen now?
     
  2. Reddmanz macrumors regular

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    I hope so. It's about time really. Although I was under the impression Apple are (were) waiting for a company in the UK to provide all the data?
     
  3. Tom8 macrumors 6502a

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    Well, now that Apple is launching its own mapping solution with iOS6, I'd expect the location features to come to English (UK) and other Siri languages.
     
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    A lot of people are worried about UK mapping features going missing from iOS6 if Apple launches it's own solution.
     
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    How so? I'm not questioning you, I'm genuinely intrigued.

    I suppose there is every possibility that if their own maps app has turn by turn navigation, it'll be like Siri's business search and be US only.
     
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    Because Apple are very US centric and their new services tend to reflect that when first released.
     
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    Yeah, but it'd be folly to believe that their new maps app would only have the US and Canada covered to begin with.
     
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    I would fully expect it to have some form of UK maps but wouldn't be too surprised if at first it lacked advanced features found in the US version. I might be totally wrong though. :)
     
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    It's useless on the 4S in the UK...No shopping results etc. Even if Apple only make THAT part work here it would be something...As it stands, it's a gimmick I played with a while...I use it to send the odd text and email, but invariably use the keyboard.
     
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    Got to love the days building up to WWDC, come 5:55pm on Monday night I'll be refreshing Safari like a hyperactive child who's eaten too many Smarties.
     
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    I'll have one eye on the WWDC updates and another on the ensuing chaos ripping through our forums. :D
     
  12. bollyboy macrumors regular

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    +1

    Had Siri turned off more or less since getting the 4S, i think UK owners have been pretty patient really. Let's hope there are not too many US specific (Beta) features in IOS6.
     
  13. bandofbrothers macrumors 601

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    I use the international locations tweak as a workaround.
     
  14. Macman45 macrumors G5

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    :D It will indeed soon be time to run for safety....A few more tech threads and I'm chickening out and going "In there" :D
     
  15. The Game 161 thread starter macrumors P6

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    6PM tonight...The Mods will be busy ditching Football spam beforehand too...:)
     
  17. OllyW Moderator

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    And watching the football too. :D
     
  18. Jedii macrumors regular

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    Still waiting for Facetime over 3G, so i wouldn't hold my breath.
     
  19. Macman45 macrumors G5

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    One game I just don't get...I guess I will be reporting a lot of streaming links then?:D
     
  20. Daveoc64 macrumors 601

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    Why?

    Google and Bing were very US-centric at launch.

    They still are to some extent.
     

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