Here's a more realistic version of Apple's Siri ad with Scorsese

Here's a more realistic version of Apple's Siri ad with Scorsese
Apple recently scored Martin Scorsese to its list of celebrities doing ads for the iPhone, and in a nutshell it painted a pretty rosy picture of Siri helping the famous director out while he’s riding a cab in New York. In reality? Chances are Siri won’t understand half of the things.

If you’ve tried Apple’s intelligent assistant, you already know that often times it can’t quite understand what you mean. Try speaking a bit faster or having a slight accent and you’re doomed to try and try and try.

So folks over from AppJudgment have edited Apple’s original ad to better reflect reality. Sure, they’ve added a twist of humor, so you definitely shouldn’t miss it - hit play below to see it.

source: AppJudgment via 9to5Mac

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41. Windsponge

Posts: 97; Member since: Nov 01, 2009

I have not had that kind of problems with Siri. Google works about same for me. I am deleting this site out of my phone it is a joke the way this site is now. Use to be a very good place to get info but now people dog stuff for no reason just to make them selves feel better about their choice. Only thing I will say is this buy what ever junk you want. Let others choose their junk with out doting them. Be human for God's sake.

28. RapidCat

Posts: 351; Member since: Jun 12, 2012

i would love to see another ad

18. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

I use Siri fairly often. Its very good for appointments, alarms and reminders. It's actually faster than typing. I also use it in the car a lot when driving. Texting with it is accurate until I use a Bluetooth. Over my Bluetooth sometimes I have a hard time. Also sometimes it will have a hard time recognizing uncommon names.

20. iamcc

Posts: 1319; Member since: Oct 07, 2011

No one cares.

21. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

gallitoking cares.

34. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

yes I care

40. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

I know, thats why I wrote that. :D

22. Aeires unregistered

Cut some slack, that comment was not trolling in any manner. Just because a lot of previous comments were off doesn't mean everything should be slammed.


Posts: 97; Member since: Jul 08, 2012



Posts: 97; Member since: Jul 08, 2012

iamcc bro that was wrong. He was only stating on his use of siri. Nothing he was Trolling.

27. iami67

Posts: 334; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Thats the point Taco unless you are using siri for very simple things then siri is useless. You can not do what the comercials claim. And what your describing I have been able to do on blackberries for over 10 yrs. So why is siri so great. Ever hear of vlingo siri was a complete rip off of it but its ok apple did it.

35. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

so i will sue burger King for not giving me the whopper like in the commercial... wait.. is called marketing...

39. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

Siri is light years ahead of Vlingo and Siri works great for certain things. It's not perfect, but way better than anything else out.


Posts: 97; Member since: Jul 08, 2012

Why the thumbs down and red.... He wasn't Trolling!?

17. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

Commercial is funny

15. MorePhonesThanNeeded

Posts: 645; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

That was funny, minus that guy in "jorts" what the hell are those? S Voice is garbage too, tried it and it's slow as molasses. Now G Voice search that thing is relatively fast and understands you a bit better than most. Want to see a video with some of those assistant apps in the play store, my favorite is Assistant, a bit funny and smarmy but pretty good and faster than some others I have tried.

8. Fallout09

Posts: 421; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

I guess if you don’t have an iPhone..... you don’t have an iPhone. LMFAO.... This has to be the best Siri commercial ever!

6. MeoCao unregistered

Haha, Stallion finder that what Siri really is.

7. wsucoug13

Posts: 164; Member since: May 04, 2012

Wish I could like that twice!

9. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

the stallion add in was priceless. That was the best siri/google competition. :)

5. Aeires unregistered

Hilarious, except the part with the guy in short shorts, didn't need to see that. O_0 Bring on the S. Jackson one next, please.

3. parvsingh05

Posts: 100; Member since: Jan 11, 2012

this is hillarious,. now make with s voice too.

11. nnaatthhaannx2

Posts: 820; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

With S Voice one question would be the whole video. That thing is SOOO slow!

12. Ohrules

Posts: 327; Member since: Jun 11, 2012


2. andro.

Posts: 1999; Member since: Sep 16, 2011

Haha an apple ad that tells the Truth! Even the 'sequences shortened' Part is in larger font at the end. Most of the ads applea uses if cast with the light of truth would resemble this. The power of advertising

1. wsucoug13

Posts: 164; Member since: May 04, 2012

Haha definitely more accurate. The commercials make it seem like you can just talk to it like a person... nope.

4. iamcc

Posts: 1319; Member since: Oct 07, 2011

Yeaah.. at work and one of my patients didn't show up for her appointment... her daughter wanted to call the local senior center to see if she's there: Daughter:"Find me the number for the Norwalk Senior Center" Siri: "I do not know where you are and cannot complete that request." (something to that degree) Daughter: "Why does she need to know where I am?" Me: "Google: Call Norwalk Senior Center" *hands my phone over* I don't think I have ever seen someone successfully use Siri... lmao

13. 714reyesj

Posts: 34; Member since: Apr 01, 2012

Hahaha I've done this so my times as well. It feels so good doing it to my father in law because that man is the biggest isheep I have ever met. We were going to the grand canyon and he was driving and I can tell he kept looking at his phone and I realized he was looking at the maps. So I said," hey Tim I GOT THIS! Navigate to the grand canyon.Tim just follow her lovely voice shell get you there." He then proceeds to put his iPhone away in his pocket.

14. iamcc

Posts: 1319; Member since: Oct 07, 2011

The best part is that Samsung/Android finally have enough brand recognition. Two years ago if I had done that with my Droid1/X I would've heard "What phone is that?" Instead, both the daughter and her husband said "Is that the Galaxy?" Yes, they are clearly uninformed to a degree because there are several Galaxy phones but the fact that they even knew what model line it was from made me smile. People are finally learning!

25. natesvlogs

Posts: 40; Member since: May 15, 2012

there have been several times when strangers have come up to me and asked if I was holding the GS3. When I say yes I could tell I've earned their respect.

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