One of the cool new iOS 8 features of Siri is its integration with Shazam allowing you to use it to quickly identify which song is playing. All you have to do is to launch Siri and say the phrase “What’s this song” and it will quickly use Shazam’s music recognition service to display the name of the song along with its price tag in the iTunes Store.
UntetheredHeySiri: Jailbreak tweak lets you use ‘Hey Siri’ hands-free activation without being plugged in
Apple added a really useful feature to Siri, that lets you activate it hands-free just by saying “Hey Siri.” The feature sadly works only when your device is plugged in.
A new study finds hands-free Siri interaction results in highest levels of distraction while driving
Before CarPlay was announced, and even before it becomes a standard utility in some cars coming off the assembly line, using our smartphones in cars usually meant we had to directly interact with them in some way or another. According to a new report, Siri’s hands-free solution is still quite distracting while you’re driving.