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iOS 5.1 launches today, brings Siri in Japanese

0. phoneArena 07 Mar 2012, 12:17 posted on

We’re covering today’s massive Apple event in San Francisco and iOS and Siri were the first things CEO Tim Cook had on his list of announcements…

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posted on 07 Mar 2012, 12:31 3

2. MobileCaseReview (Posts: 241; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)


The iPad 3 is looking real good so far.

posted on 07 Mar 2012, 13:10

3. cupcake (Posts: 106; Member since: 15 Apr 2010)


Saigo ni.

posted on 07 Mar 2012, 14:29 1

4. denmcdon (Posts: 88; Member since: 07 Jun 2009)


Its live just got it.

posted on 07 Mar 2012, 14:59

5. yt6nin (Posts: 100; Member since: 16 Nov 2011)


I wonder if it's just the universal Japanese that Apple decided that Siri should learn, because there are other Japanese languages that pertain to the more local communities/societies (like each prefecture has their own native Japanese dialect). I wonder if Siri will be able to pick that up, if not, then whether Apple will consider implementing that, which will be more work... I could read, speak, and write in universal Japanese. If I here the local, native people from different prefectures speaking their own Japanese language, it's like trying to learn a new language all over again... -_-

posted on 07 Mar 2012, 15:05

6. ilia1986 (unregistered)


Can't update. Says "Server could not be contacted".

posted on 07 Mar 2012, 23:19

7. joey18 (Posts: 526; Member since: 20 Jul 2010)


Japanese who speak the thin they say alot language no spanish so apple takes 6 months for language so poor my iphone is not tipe

posted on 08 Mar 2012, 15:27

8. SteveDFive (Posts: 3; Member since: 08 Mar 2012)


I did the update and now my camera will not launch from the lock screen.
The wife's iPhone had the same result after the update. Don't they test drive
these updates before release?

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