Siri's plug being pulled for previous iPhone users

Discussion in 'iOS Apps' started by KindredMAC, Oct 5, 2011.

  1. KindredMAC macrumors 6502a


    Sep 23, 2003
    The Original Siri App Gets Pulled From The App Store, Servers To Be Killed
    Courtesy of

    Long before today’s announcement that the Siri Voice Assistant would be an integral part of iOS, Siri was a third-party app. It wasn’t as pretty, and not nearly as well integrated, but it had one big advantage: it ran on just about any iOS device.

    Then Apple bought Siri. It immediately became clear that Apple was making a push into voice — and yet, the app stayed on the store. It lived on un-updated, but it lived on nevertheless. Then Apple introduced Siri… exclusively for the iPhone 4S.

    And with that, the life of Siri (the application) came to an end, making way for Siri (the feature)...

    Full article here
  2. thewitt macrumors 68020


    Sep 13, 2011
    Though it ran, it ran poorly at best. It stayed on my phone only as an example of where voice control might eventually go....and it has gone there...

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